Star Topology

Star Topology

This is picture of what a star topology looks like, so everyone can get an easier understanding of it. A star topology is one of the most common network setups where each of the devices and computers on a network connect to a central hub. A major disadvantage of this network topology is that if the central hub fails, all computers connected to that hub would be disconnected. The star topology reduces the damage caused by line failure by connecting all of the systems to a central node. The advantages of star topology are the better performance, the isolation of devices, and benefits from centralization.

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