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Write two advantages and disadvantages of bus topology.

 

Answer:

Advantages:

  • Cable required is least compared to other network topologies.
  • Bus topology can be extended easily on either side.

Disadvantages:

  • Becomes slow with the increase in number of nodes.
  • Only a single message can travel at a particular time.

 

Additional points:

 

Advantages:

  • It is cost effective.
  • Easy to connect and install.

Disadvantages:

  • The entire network shuts down if there is a failure in the central connecting cable.
  • Fault detection is difficult and time consuming.

Transcript

Write two advantages and disadvantages of bus topology. Answer: Advantages: Cable required is least compared to other network topologies. Bus topology can be extended easily on either side. Disadvantages: Becomes slow with the increase in number of nodes. Only a single message can travel at a particular time. Additional points: Advantages: It is cost effective. Easy to connect and install. Disadvantages: The entire network shuts down if there is a failure in the central connecting cable. Fault detection is difficult and time consuming.

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 12 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.