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What is the difference between collision domain and broadcast domain?

Asked by: sre999 | Member Since Nov-2005 | Asked on: Nov 30th, 2005

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Answered On : Dec 16th, 2005

Broadcast Domain is showes nunmber of host is available.

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Answered On : Dec 17th, 2005

Collision domain is the group of hosts in which collision can occur, but broadcast domain conists of all the groups of hosts that can proceed the broadcast frame. Broadcast domain may be collision domain but Collision domain may not be broadcast domain.

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Answered On : Jan 14th, 2006

View all answers by ankitsays9

Broadcast Domain: A set of all devices that recieve broadcast frames originating from any device within the set. Broadcast domains are typically bounded by routers (or, in a switched network, by VLANs) because routers do not forward broadcast frames.Collision Domain: In Ethernet, the network area within which frames that have collided are propagated. Repeaters and Hubs prpagate collisions, LAN switches and bridges do not.

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Answered On : Feb 15th, 2006

collision domain--frames sent by one ethernet cards0. create collision with frame sent by other ethernet  cardsbroadcast domain frames sent by one ethernet card to all other ethernet card in domain

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Answered On : Feb 16th, 2007

Broadcast domain is the logical address scheme in which a user can acess any other networking address without any routing devicebut in collision domain that is the combination of the single segment and multiple segments through repeter

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Answered On : Jun 21st, 2011

View all answers by radhesham

Collision is intersection of two or more data at a particular point which results in Loss of data.

Broadcasting is sending data or information to every node, ports in a network

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