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what is the diffrence between (LAN&WAN),(peer-to-peer&server based)?

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by BudTheGrey In reply to question about networks t ...

The definitions to these are somewhat fuzzy, but in in general:

LAN - Local Area Network. Generally speaking, stays within a single building or wing

WAN - Wide Area network. A network spread over much geography (buildings, states, continents). Usually involves multiple LANs connected via a relatively slower link

peer-to-peer -- a network where every node can share some of it's own resources. From a management stand point, a free for fall. Usually easier to set up, usually not verysecure.

client-server -- a network where one or more computers are dedicated to function of providing shared services. All workstations look to the server for resources, and do not share their own. more expensive and harder to set up, but generally faster, and more secure.

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Jolly Good Show #1. Give him the 10 points.

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