Bus Topology

May 1st, 2015
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Bus topology refers to a single cable that connects all the workstations, servers, printers and other devices on the network. The cable runs from device to device by using tee connectors that plug into the network adapter cards. Each end device has a terminator on one end of the tee and a cable going out to the next device on the other end, while all devices in the middle have one cable coming in and one going out.

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Bus TopologyBUS TOPOLOGY REMAINS THE MOST USEDBus topology is the physical and logical design of a bus network. All the nodes (devices) on a bus network have to share access to the network to communicate. The nodes can only transmit data one device at a time. A bus is the central cable, the main wire that connects all devices on a LAN (Local Area Network). Bus topology is known as the simplest network topology, and also known as a linear bus (Oliviero and Woodward, 2009, p. 104). Bus topology is the choice in most LAN topologies. A bus topology is a type of network setup where each comp

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