Computer Network – NOTES & OLD QSN SOLUTION IOE NOTES

A computer network is a group of computer systems and other computing hardware devices that are linked together through communication channels to facilitate communication and resource-sharing among a wide range of users. Networks are commonly categorized based on their characteristics.

Application of Networks

  • Facilitate communication via email, video conferencing, instant messaging, etc.
  • Enable multiple users to share a single hardware device like a printer or scanner
  • Enable file sharing across the network
  • Allow for the sharing of software or operating programs on remote systems
  • Make information easier to access and maintain among network users

There are many types of networks, including:

  • Local Area Networks (LAN)
  • Personal Area Networks (PAN)
  • Home Area Networks (HAN)
  • Wide Area Networks (WAN)
  • Campus Networks
  • Metropolitan Area Networks (MAN)
  • Enterprise Private Networks
  • Internetworks
  • Backbone Networks (BBN)
  • Global Area Networks (GAN)
  • The Internet
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Raju is currently actively involved in DevOps world and is focused on Container based architecture & CI/CD automation along with Linux administration. Want to discuss with him on any cool topics? Feel free to connect on twitter, linkedIn, facebook.

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