Interview Questions - Networking

What is point-point link?
If the physical links are limited to a pair of nodes it is said to be point-point link.

What is Multiple Access?
If the physical links are shared by more than two nodes, it is said to be Multiple Access.

What are the advantages of Distributed Processing?
a. Security/Encapsulation
b. Distributed database
c. Faster Problem solving
d. Security through redundancy
e. Collaborative Processing

What are the criteria necessary for an effective and efficient network?
a. Performance
   It can be measured in many ways, including transmit time and response time. b. Reliability
   It is measured by frequency of failure, the time it takes a link to recover from a failure, and the network's robustness.
c. Security
   Security issues includes protecting data from unauthorized access and virues.