In any network configuration, at least one of the computers on the network is configured to share resources.
|Dedicated server, Client server and peer to peer computing describes three types of network configurations that share resources.|
|A dedicated server is a type of network configuration in which specific computers take on the role of a server in the client/server network,|
|Individual computers share the processing and storage workload with a central server In a peer to peer network,|
|All nodes on the network have equal relationships to all others, and all have similar types of software that support the sharing of resources.|