Computer Networking

After completing this lesson, student must be able to:

  • Classify the types of computer network.
  • Describe about the network topology.
  • List the types of common network topology.
  • Describe about the network architecture.
  • Explain about terms related to network.
  • Write the advantages and disadvantages of computer networking.

Notes

Computer Networking

A computer network is a logical or physical interconnection between two or more computers such that they could communicate with each other. This note provides an information about computer networking.

Types of Computer Network

Computer network is classified into three category. They are: Local Area Network , Metropolitan Area Network and Wide Area Network. This note provides an information about different types of computer network.

Network Topology

The arrangement or connection patterns of computers or nodes or devices used in the network is known as network topology. This note provides an information about network topology.

Network Architecture

The networking architecture or network model specifies how computers on the network interact and communicate with each other. This note provides an information about network architecture.

Terms Related to Network

The internet is the largest network that connects millions of computer around the world. It is also known as networks of networks. This note provides an information about different terms related to internet.