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Introduction to Networking: How the Internet Works
by Charles Severance - net-intro.com , 2015
This book demystifies the amazing architecture and protocols of computers as they communicate over the Internet. The Internet operates on a few relatively simple concepts that anyone can understand. This book was written for everyone ...
An Introduction to Computer Networks
by Peter L Dordal - Loyola University Chicago , 2015
A free general-purpose textbook about computer networking, complete with diagrams and exercises. It is suitable as the primary text for an undergraduate or introductory graduate course in computer networking, or as a supplemental text ...
Data Communications and Networking for Manufacturing Industries
by Dario J. Toncich - Chrystobel Engineering , 1993
The book is specifically designed to provide professionals in the field of manufacturing with the knowledge required to understand the fundamentals, applications and more importantly, the problems of industrial computer communications and networking.
The Future Internet
by Alex Galis, Anastasius Gavras (eds) - Springer , 2013
The Internet is the most vital scientific, technical, economic and societal set of infrastructures. Continuing its developments would secure the upcoming innovation and prosperity and it would underpin the sustainable growth in economic values.
Disruptive Possibilities: How Big Data Changes Everything
by Jeffrey Needham - O'Reilly Media , 2013
Internet-scale computing (big data) has more disruptive potential than any information technology in the past. As author points out in this book, big data can provide unprecedented insight into user habits, giving enterprises a huge market advantage.
Bulding the Gigabit City
by Craig Settles - Smashwords , 2013
Building the Gigabit City helps you: navigate past the hype about gigabit networks; understand what super-fast Internet access can and cannot do to improve your community; do effective needs analysis; and plan effective broadband strategy.
Connected: Your Complete Guide to Home Networking
by Matt Smith - MakeUseOf , 2012
Home networking doesn't always work as simply as it should, and while every company is making efforts to simplify it, not all attempts have been successful. This guide outlines everything you need to know to manage your own home network.
Alternative DNS Servers
by Jan-Piet Mens - UIT Cambridge Ltd. , 2009
Providing a complete survey of DNS servers, this reference outlines the most suitable types of servers for varying scenarios. Addressing performance and security issues, this resource describes in detail the ideal scenarios for each server.
Computer Networking: Principles, Protocols and Practice
by Olivier Bonaventure , 2012
This open textbook aims to fill the gap between the open-source implementations and the open-source network specifications by providing a detailed but pedagogical description of the key principles that guide the operation of the Internet.
An Introduction to ATM Networks
by Harry G. Perros - Wiley , 2000
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) has become an integral part of the networking infrastructure. This introductory text on ATM networks describes their development, architecture, congestion control, deployment, and signaling in an accessible way.
U.S. Robotics Home Networking for Dummies
by Kathy Ivens, Clark Scheffy - USRobotics , 2011
We think that if you have more than one computer in your home, you should have a network. That belief has its roots in the fact that we're generally lazy, and we believe everyone should do everything in the easiest possible manner.
Computer Networks: Performance and Quality of Service
by Ivan Marsic - Rutgers University , 2010
This book reviews modern computer networks with a focus on performance and quality of service. There is a need to look towards future, where wired and wireless/mobile networks will be mixed and where multimedia applications will play greater role.
Secrets of Network Cartography: A Comprehensive Guide to Nmap
by James Messer - NetworkUptime.com , 2008
Different Nmap scans are profiled, with advantages, disadvantages, and usage guidelines for each one. Real world Nmap scenarios are presented from the perspective of the enterprise security manager, including spyware remnant identification.
Web Intelligence and Intelligent Agents
by Zeeshan-Ul-Hassan Usmani - InTech , 2010
This book presents research work ranging from controlling the activities in virtual world to optimization of productivity in games, from collaborative recommendations to populate a computational environment with autonomous hypothetical reasoning.
by Enric Peig Olive - Eureca Media , 2010
This book explores the open technologies that are at the foundations of modern computer networks. The Internet is built on top of open protocols and open standards. Open networks use the devices made available by the members of the community.
Internetworking Technology Handbook
- Cisco Systems , 2003
This book provides a foundation for understanding modern networking. Topics include flow control, error checking, multiplexing, mapping the OSI model to networking / internetworking functions, addressing schemes within the OSI model, etc.
by Katta G. Murty - Prentice Hall , 2006
This book covers the advances in network flow methods ranging across modeling, applications, algorithms, and computational complexity. It deals with the problems faced on network structures that can be handled by linear programming techniques.
The Structure and Function of Complex Networks
by M. E. J. Newman - arXiv , 2003
Inspired by empirical studies of networked systems such as the Internet, social and biological networks, researchers have in recent years developed a variety of techniques and models to help us understand or predict the behavior of these systems.
by Brian Brown , 2000
Contents: Cables and Network Communication Systems; The Public Telephone Switched Network; The Internet; Standards Organizations; Data Codes; Asynchronous and Synchronous Protocols; Bit Orientated Protocols; Modems; TCP/IP and Inter-Networking; etc.
Integrated Communications Management of Broadband Networks
by David Griffin - Crete University Press , 1996
This book addresses the technologies and methods required for the management of broadband networks and services. It introduces relevant background information and presents detailed technical descriptions, covering a range of topics.
by Robert Horning, at al. - Wikibooks , 2005
This book explains different aspects of serial data communication. The focus will be around the implementation of RS-232 based serial data communication and will explore a wide range of implementations and uses for serial data transfer.
Introduction to Data Communications
by Eugene Blanchard , 2007
The book introduces the concepts of data communication, assuming no previous knowledge of networking and data communications. The text is at an introductory level, but it provides links to resources that provide indepth explanations.
by Sharam Hekmat - PragSoft Corporation , 2005
This book is concerned with post-computer communication networks and two of its streams: data communication and telecommunication. It provides a coverage of the key concepts and techniques, so as to prepare readers for more advanced discussions.
Computers in Communication
by Gordon Brebner - McGraw-Hill , 2002
The book is focused tightly on matters concerned with communication, it avoids excursions into other areas of computer science. The reader requires no background in computer communications, only a basic familiarity with computers in general.
Atlas of Cyberspace
by Martin Dodge, Rob Kitchin - Pearson Education , 2002
The authors show off a wide range of possibilities in representing the data existing on the Internet. Since so many of these models were created to display never-before-charted territories, the book is largely devoted to analyzing their accuracy.
by Rahul Banerjee - Prentice-Hall of India , 2004
Advanced text on internetworking technologies for senior undergraduate/graduate students of computer science. This unique book provides an introduction to the key concepts related to front line areas of interwork specific research and development.
CCNP Practical Studies: Troubleshooting
by Donna L. Harrington - Cisco Press , 2003
Hands-on practice for the CCNP Troubleshooting exam with TCP/IP, LAN, and WAN trouble tickets based on CIT (Cisco Internetwork Troubleshooting) topics. Each chapter contains an overview of protocols, troubleshooting tools, and basic methods.
More About High-volume Web Sites
by IBM Redbooks - International Technical Support , 2004
Prepare your WebSphere Web site for e-business on demand, architecture for virtualization with WebSphere Application Server, advanced clustering techniques for maximizing Web site availability with WebSphere Application Server, and more.
Linux Network Administrator's Guide, 2nd Edition
by Olaf Kirch, Terry Dawson - O'Reilly , 2000
This is a comprehensive reference for Linux network administration for both beginners and experienced network administrators. The book provides enough information to help you get your Linux network up and running and get you ready to learn more.
Wireless Networking in the Developing World
by The WNDW Production Team - Lulu.com , 2006
By applying wireless technology in areas that are in need of communications infrastructure, more people can be brought online than ever before. This book was created by a team of individuals participating in the ever-expanding Internet.
by John Larmouth - Prentice Hall , 1995
Provides an intelligent beginner with an understanding of OSI (Open Systems Interconnection). It is not an exposition of the technical detail of the OSI Standards, it aims to explain why OSI is the shape it is, and a guide to computer protocols.
Implementing CIFS: The Common Internet File System
by Christopher Hertel - Prentice Hall PTR , 2003
CIFS is Microsoft's standard for Internet file sharing. This book is a cross-platform guide to CIFS capabilities and behavior for developers who want to add CIFS compatibility to their products, and for network and system administrators.
Communication Network Analysis
by Bruce Hajek , 2006
This text describes the most popular analytical techniques for design and analysis of computer communication networks, with an emphasis on performance issues. Written for the graduate course Communication Network Analysis.
Introduction to Networking Technologies
- IBM Redbooks , 1994
This tutorial describes a sampling of technologies of various types. It compares the technologies available in the three major technology areas: application support, transport networks, and subnetworking, with the applicability of these technologies.