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What is a star bus network?

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What is a star bus network and how can I go about designing one?

A star bus network is a combination of a star topology (like most Ethernet switches today) and a bus network, as in the older networks that ran over twinax or coax. In the case of star bus, there is a hub in the center that connects the nodes.

This was first published in January 2006

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