High-speed Networks: TCP/IP and ATM Design Principles

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Prentice Hall, 1998 - Computers - 576 pages
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This book presents integrated, up-to-date coverage of the key issues in the design of high-speed TCP/IP and ATM networks and provides a comprehensive, technical look at these issues. Are you looking for a text that provides extensive coverage of leading-edge topics in TCP/IP and ATM? * Provides comprehensive coverage of the basic technology as well as new traffic control standards for the asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) in both WANs and LANs. * Presents thorough and integrated coverage of next- generation Internet technology, including resource reservation (RSVP), real-time and multimedia traffic (RTP), and the use of IPv6. * Covers high-speed network design issues for networks in the gigabit range as well as those in the 10s and 100s megabit per second range. Thus, gigabit design issues permeate the book. * Includes up-to-date treatment of high-speed (100Mbps) and Gigabit Ethernet that presents the technical details of Ethernet and shows how it fits into the big picture. * Presents comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of TCP performance design issues, including congestion control and TCP over ATM. * Provides coverage of self-similar traffic with an explanation of the mathematics be

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William Stallings has made a unique contribution to understanding the broad sweep of technical developments in computer networking and computer architecture. He has authored 17 titles, and counting revised editions, a total of 41 books on various aspects of these subjects. In over 20 years in the field, he has been a technical contributor, technical manager, and an executive with several high-technology firms. Currently he is an independent consultant whose clients have included computer and networking manufacturers and customers, software development firms, and leading-edge government research institutions. He is a member of the editorial board of Cryptologia, a scholarly journal devoted to all aspects of cryptology. He is a frequent lecturer and author of numerous technical papers. His books include "Data and Computer Communications, Eighth Edition" (Prentice Hall, 2007), which has become the standard in the field. Dr. Stallings holds a PhD from M.I.T. in Computer Science and a B.S. from Notre Dame in electrical engineering.

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