General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Division
Technology & Practice Guide
Peer-to-Peer versus Client/ Server Networks
No dedicated server.
Easy to install and maintain.
Good file, printer, and CD-ROM sharing.
Will work with any application.
Handles shared database applications.
More reliable (dedicated server).
Highest level of security.
No good for database applications.
Less reliable (server is workstation).
Needs dedicated server.
More expensive to buy.
More expensive to maintain.