WARNING: This site is intended for online use only; mass-downloading of pages degrades the server and is prohibited.
If you attempt to use tools to mass-download the site, you may be blocked permanently by automated software.
If you want to read this CertiGuide offline, please use one of the links on the left to purchase a convenient PDF copy. Thank you.

Like this CertiGuide? Get it in PDF format!
Click Here!

Custom Search






Table Of Contents  CertiGuide to A+ (A+ 4 Real)
 9  Chapter 13: Basic Networking Terminology
      9  OSI Reference Model and Networking Protocols and Technologies
           9  Layer 2 - Data Link Layer
                9  Network Topology

Previous Topic/Section
Ring
Previous Page
Pages in Current Topic/Section
1
Next Page
Encapsulation
Next Topic/Section

Mesh

Mesh is a network in which each computer is connected to all others. This variant is very bulky because each computer should have a large number of ports for communication with others. Moreover, for each pair it is necessary to carry out a separate link. The unique advantage is an increased reliability that insures that if one of the hosts falls, others will continue to work. This topology is applied to very important objects, for example, a nuclear power plant. Mesh is also used in some WANs to connect all of the sites to each other.


Previous Topic/Section
Ring
Previous Page
Pages in Current Topic/Section
1
Next Page
Encapsulation
Next Topic/Section

If you find CertiGuide.com useful, please consider making a small Paypal donation to help the site, using one of the buttons below. You can also donate a custom amount using the far right button (not less than $1 please, or PayPal gets most/all of your money!) In lieu of a larger donation, you may wish to consider buying an inexpensive PDF equivalent of the CertiGuide to A+ (A+ 4 Real) from StudyExam4Less.com. Thanks for your support!
Donate $2
Donate $5
Donate $10
Donate $20
Donate $30
Donate: $



Home - Table Of Contents - Contact Us

CertiGuide to A+ (A+ 4 Real) (http://www.CertiGuide.com/apfr/) on CertiGuide.com
Version 1.0 - Version Date: March 29, 2005

Adapted with permission from a work created by Tcat Houser et al.
CertiGuide.com Version Copyright 2005 Charles M. Kozierok. All Rights Reserved.
Not responsible for any loss resulting from the use of this site.