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Network Topologies

Computer networks can use a range of different topologies to connect the nodes (computers, printers etc.) together. In fact it is even possible for a network to appear to have a different physical layout than the logical topology used for the data transfers.

Physical Topology

The physical topology is the physical way in which the network nodes are connected together.



Logical Topology

The logical topology is the actual way in which the data passes round the network

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