Networking Self-Teaching Guide: OSI, TCP/IP, LAN's, MAN's, WAN's, Implementation, Management, and Maintenance

  • 13h 9m
  • James Edwards, Richard Bramante
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2009

Select, design, and implement a network

If you want to make the move into a networking career, this is the resource for you. It covers the technologies you need to know, including the hardware, software, data transfer processes, and more. This guide first takes you through the essentials of networking and progresses through the advanced features and capabilities available in many of the standards. You'll then delve into network design as well as the important tasks of securing, managing, and troubleshooting issues within a given network.

  • Manage all the components within a node
  • Take advantage of the Ethernet, today's most prominent LAN technology
  • Utilize the most commonly deployed standards and technologies in networking
  • Ensure that information flows smoothly and without error between the upper layers
  • Allow for direct communication between network nodes over a physical channel
  • Apply and develop design concepts for a given network
  • Prevent network attacks and perform traffic monitoring and analysis
  • Troubleshoot any network problem using proven strategies

About the Authors

Jim Edwards has more than 10 years of experience supporting data networks as a Premium Support Engineer. He has authored four books pertaining to data networking, as well as served as a technical editor.

Rich Bramante earned both a bachelor's and master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts – Lowell. He has worked in the technology industry for more than 40 years. For the past 11 years, he has worked for a major telecommunications equipment manufacturer, primarily within the VPN technology area.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Introduction to Networking
  • LANs, MANs, and WANs
  • Network Hardware and Transmission Media
  • Operating Systems and Networking Software
  • The TCP/IP Protocol Suite
  • Ethernet Concepts
  • Not to Be Forgotten
  • The Upper Layers
  • The Transport Layer
  • The Network Layer
  • The Data Link Layer
  • Design Methodologies
  • Implementation
  • Network Security
  • Network Management
  • Troubleshooting


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