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Internetworking Technologies Handbook, 4th Edition

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  • Reference for all levels of networking students—Essential resource for students in any networking course, from introductory to expert.
  • New chapters on Security, Storage, Optical Networking, Scalability, and Speed.
    • Provides students with up-to-date coverage of network technologies they will face.

  • Concise overviews of technologies essential to all networks.
    • Helps students learn about the systems with which they will interact.

  • Authored by Cisco Systems, worldwide leader in networking for the Internet.
    • Teaches students strategies recommended by the market leader, gaining proven solution.

  • Copyright 2004
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 1128
  • Edition: 4th
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  • ISBN-10: 1-58705-119-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-58705-119-7

The updated edition of the best-selling all-in-one networking reference provides coverage of essential and cutting-edge technologies

  • Concise overviews of technologies essential to networking professionals at all levels, from novice to expert.
  • New chapters include coverage of important topics like VoIP and EAP
  • Coverage of cutting edge technologies like optical networking and storage
  • Authored by Cisco Systems, worldwide leader in networking for the Internet.

Internetworking Technologies Handbook, Fourth Edition, is a comprehensive reference that enables networking professionals to understand and implement contemporary internetworking technologies. Master the terms, concepts, technologies, and devices used in today's networking industry. Learn how to incorporate internetworking technologies into a LAN/WAN environment. Complete with new and updated chapters on security, storage, optical networking, scalability, and speed, this book is a complete and up-to-date reference to the topics that are essential to all networking professionals, regardless of expertise.

Readers will obtain a greater understanding of LAN and WAN networking, particularly the hardware, protocols, and services involved. Fundamental technology information is provided on a broad range of integral systems and services, including detailed descriptions, review questions to ensure concept comprehension and retention, and additional resources for further study. Coverage is also extended not only to new networking concepts, but also to older, legacy systems, providing a more realistic picture of the real-world networking environments in which professionals operate. Tools and guidelines for optimizing system performance will increase productivity and improve efficiency, helping the reader make more intelligent, cost-efficient decisions for their networks.

Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco solutions, which include industry-leading publications from Cisco Press, educate and a provide competitive advantage to customers through more efficient and timely exchange of information, leading to cost saving, process efficiencies, and closer business relationships. These solutions form the networking foundation for many organizations worldwide.

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Table of Contents



Introduction.


Acknowledgments and Contributors.

I. INTRODUCTION TO INTERNETWORKING.

1. Internetworking Basics.

What Is an Internetwork? Open System Interconnection Reference Model. Information Formats. ISO Hierarchy of Networks. Connection-Oriented and Connectionless Network Services. Internetwork Addressing. Flow Control Basics. Error-Checking Basics. Multiplexing Basics. Standards Organizations. Summary. Review Questions. For More Information.

2. Introduction to LAN Protocols.

What Is a LAN? LAN Protocols and the OSI Reference Model. LAN Media-Access Methods. LAN Transmission Methods. LAN Topologies. LAN Devices. Review Questions. For More Information.

3. Introduction to WAN Technologies.

What Is a WAN? Point-to-Point Links. Circuit Switching. Packet Switching. WAN Virtual Circuits. WAN Dialup Services. WAN Devices. Review Questions. For More Information.

4. Introduction to Cisco IOS Software.

System Architecture. Cisco IOS CLI. Debugging and Logging. Reloading and Upgrading. Summary. Review Questions. For More Information.

5. Bridging and Switching Basics.

What Are Bridges and Switches? Link Layer Device Overview. Types of Bridges. Types of Switches. Review Questions. For More Information.

6. Routing Basics.

What Is Routing? Routing Components. Routing Algorithms. Network Protocols. Review Questions.

7. Network Management Basics.

Introduction. What Is Network Management? Network Management Architecture. ISO Network Management Model. Review Questions.

II. LAN PROTOCOLS.

8. Ethernet Technologies.

Background. Ethernet—A Brief History. Ethernet Network Elements. Ethernet Network Topologies and Structures. The IEEE 802.3 Logical Relationship to the ISO Reference Model. The Ethernet MAC Sublayer. The Ethernet Physical Layers. System Considerations. Summary. Review Questions.

9. Fiber Distributed Data Interface.

Introduction. FDDI Transmission Media. FDDI Specifications. FDDI Station-Attachment Types. FDDI Fault Tolerance. FDDI Frame Format. Copper Distributed Data Interface. Summary. Review Questions.

III. WAN TECHNOLOGIES.

10. Frame Relay.

Introduction. Frame Relay Devices. Frame Relay Virtual Circuits. Congestion-Control Mechanisms. Frame Relay Local Management Interface. Frame Relay Network Implementation. Frame Relay Frame Formats. Summary. Review Questions.

11. High-Speed Serial Interface.

Introduction. HSSI Interface Basics. HSSI Operation. Summary. Review Questions.

12. Integrated Services Digital Network.

Introduction. ISDN Devices. Services. ISDN Specifications. Summary. Review Questions.

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