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Cisco Network Topology and Design

Chapter Description

Explore design issues related to overall network topology with this sample chapter from CCIE Professional Development: Large-Scale IP Network Solutions by Cisco Press.

For Further Reading . . .

The available literature on network design (other than an abstract mathematical treatment) is surprisingly small. If you have well-known requirements, McCabe's book is unique in its treatment of network design through requirements and flow analysis.

Bennett, G. Designing TCP/IP Internetworks. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, 1997.

Galvin, P. B. and A. Silberschatz. Operating System Concepts. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1997.

Keshav, S. An Engineering Approach to Computer Networking. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1997.

McCabe, J. Practical Computer Network Analysis and Design. San Francisco, CA: Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 1998.

Pressman, R. Software Engineering: A Practitioners Approach, Fourth Edition. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1996.