Star networks (all devices connected to a central device or hub)
Bus networks (all devices connected to a central cable)
Ring networks (devices connect to one another in a ring)
Mesh networks (multiple connections between devices)
Some networks use a combination of topologies

Client server networks
- Client: PC or other device on the network that requests and utilizes network resources
- Server: Computer dedicated to processing client requests

Peer to peer networks (all computers at the same level)
- Internet peer to peer (P2P)

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