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Network Topologies: Peer to Peer and Client Server This lesson discusses Peer to Peer and client server topologies. A peer to peer is a network in which clients talk to clients, they share files and folders. A peer to peer network is easy to set up and install but has limited scale performance. A client server allows clients to be connected through a server and it is seen in the domain. The initial set up of a client server is harder, however t's more scaleable and provides for better performance.