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Unformatted text preview: P2P connections. 3. Client – server networks, or TCP/IP network, consist of one ore more servers which facilitate the requests of any number of clients. The server can share the services of multiple client programs. Servers are perfect for file sharing and print sharing. Our internet browsers act as the client programs which request services from the Web server or HTTP server. Centralized servers are great for holding large amounts of data that can be accessed by all of the clients. In certain settings the server can backup all of the data that would otherwise be held on a client computer. This helps to eliminate the sometimes clumsy human errors that occur on personal or workstations. Centralized servers keep data safe and contained....
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- Fall '11
- Web server, Peer-to-peer, LAN Operating Systems