What are hubs What are it types

  • A hub is hardware networking device that connects multiple nodes in a network and send and receive data from all the connected nodes.
  • A hub contains multiple ports that are used to connect multiple nodes.
  • A hub is best suitable for creating small home network (LAN).

Hubs can be categorized in two types:

Active Hub: it electrically amplify the signals as it moves from one connected device to another.

Passive Hub: it does not include any computerized elements. It just pass single from one device to another without any change.

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