What Are Network Topologies?
5. Tree Topology: This is a "hybrid" topology that combines characteristics of linear bus and star topologies. In a tree network, groups of star-configured networks are connected to a linear bus backbone cable.
Congratulations! You now understand the most common network topologies and the advantages and disadvantages of each.
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