- If you are setting up a simple network at home to connect your newest devices, which of the network topologies discussed in this chapter would you choose? Explain why? (I believe that a Star topology is best.)
- Identify a network topology (Star, Ring, Bus, Hybrid) that would best suit each of the following networked environments and explain why.
- Apartment Building
- Collection of Apartment Buildings
- City Convention Center
- Compare and contrast the two varieties of distributed operating systems discussed in this chapter: a process-based DO/S and an object-based DO/S. If you were the system administrator, which would you prefer? Explain your reasoning.