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Computer Networks1

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Computer Networks
 
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1.Computer Networks
A number of computers connected to oneanother is called a computer network
A network is a set of technologies includingH/W, S/W and media- that can be used toconnect computer systems together for 
Communicating with each other (email, instantmessaging etc.)
Exchanging information
Share resources in real time
 
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Uses of Networks
Simultaneous Access
Commonly used data and resources can be kept on a central location, calledNetwork Server, from where users can simultaneously access.
If data is stored centrally, it is called a
file server 
Programs also can be centrally located in the server, which can be accessed byusers on the network- Client server model
Applications also can be centrally located on server ( Application Server)or inclients in distributed mode of processing.
Shared Peripheral devices-
colour laser printers (either directly to network or through Print Server), scanners, fax etc.
Personal Communications-
email, instant messaging, teleconferencing
Video conferencing- real time communication over adistance by people at two or more sites using video picture- cameras, mic, speakers, monitors etc.
Audio conferencing- digital audio between groups of participants
Data- conferencing- to have shared workspace on their computer desktops-shared “whiteboards”, where they can draw, write, import or manipulate imagescon real time. Used in conjunction with video and audio conferencing
VOIP- Voice over internet protocol- cheap audio communication on longdistance calls
Easier Backup- Keep backup on shared storage devices

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