What is a LAN?
A LAN is a Local Area Network is a computer network that connects computers within a limited area such as a home, school or building.
What is a WAN?
A WAN is a Wide Area is a network that extends over a large geographical distance.
What is a client/server network?
A client/server network doesen’t exists, at least a Client-server model. A Client-server model is a structure that partitions tasks between the providers of a resource or service, called servers, and service requesters, called clients.
What is a peer-to-peer network?
A peer-to-peer network also doesen’t exists, at least a Peer-to-peer (P2P) is architecture that partitions tasks or workloads between peers (clients).
What is a server?
A server is a computer program or a device that provides functionality for other programs or devices, called “clients”-
What is a client?
A client is a computer hardware that accesses a service made available by a server.
What is a fat client?
A fat client is a computer that provides rich functionality independent of the central server.
What is a thin client?
A thin client is a lightweight computer that has been optimized for remoting into a server-based computing environment.