Word of the Week : Star Topology

star topology is a LAN in which all  computers are individually connected to a central connection point, like a switch. A star uses a lot of cabling, but the benefit is that if a cable fails, only one computer will be disconnected.

[The Digital Classroom Resource].

 

Many of the terminology words have come from the CAPS Curriculum, suggestions from teachers and The Digital Classroom Resource by Matthew Hains.


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