Networking Bible

  • 16h 25m
  • Barrie Sosinsky
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2009

Everything you need to set up and maintain large or small networks

Create a secure network for home or enterprise

Learn basic building blocks and standards

Set up for broadcasting, streaming, and more

The book you need to succeed!

Your A-Z guide to networking essentials

Whether you're setting up a global infrastructure or just networking two computers at home, understanding of every part of the process is crucial to the ultimate success of your system. This comprehensive book is your complete, step-by-step guide to networking—from different architectures and hardware to security, diagnostics, Web services, and much more. Packed with practical, professional techniques and the very latest information, this is the go-to resource you need to succeed.

  • Demystify the basics: network stacks, bus architectures, mapping, and bandwidth
  • Get up to speed on servers, interfaces, routers, and other necessary hardware
  • Explore LANs, WANs, Wi-Fi, TCP/IP, and other types of networks
  • Set up domains, directory services, file services, caching, and mail protocols
  • Enable broadcasting, multicasting, and streaming media
  • Deploy VPNs, firewalls, encryption, and other security methods
  • Perform diagnostics and troubleshoot your systems

About the Author

Barrie Sosinsky, PhD is Chief Analyst and Founder of the Sosinsky Group, a consulting group focusing on network system design, database design, and application development and testing. He has written or contributed to over 35 technical books and 500 articles and is the founding editor of Storage Update newsletter.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Networking Introduction
  • The Network Stack
  • Architecture and Design
  • Network Discovery and Mapping
  • Bandwidth and Throughput
  • Servers and Systems
  • The Network Interface
  • Transport Media
  • Routing, Switching, and Bridging
  • Home Networks
  • Peer-to-Peer Networks and Personal LANs
  • Local Area Networking
  • Wide Area Networks and Backbones
  • Wi-Fi Networks
  • Storage Networking
  • High-Speed Interconnects
  • Internet Transport Protocol
  • The Internet Protocols
  • Name Resolution Services
  • Network Operating Systems
  • Domains and Directory Services
  • File Services and Caching
  • Web Services
  • Mail Protocols
  • Streaming Media
  • Telephony and VoIP
  • Security Protocols and Services
  • Firewalls, Gateways, and Proxy Servers
  • Virtual Private Networks
  • Network Management
  • Network Diagnostic Commands
  • Remote Access


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