The Network Press Dictionary of Networking

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Network Press, 1995 - Computers - 404 pages
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The Network Press Dictionary of Networking is a highly readable guide to the extensive - and often bewildering - terminology of network computing. This completely updated, expanded second edition spans all aspects of networking hardware and software - from peer-to-peer networks, to large systems, to the networking features of NetWare, OS/2, Windows 95, Windows NT, and Unix. Topics include the Internet; PC and server hardware; chips, memory, and adapters; communications; disk and other storage media; industry standards; microprocessors; mobile and wireless computing; networking theory and concepts; Novell NetWare 3.1x and 4.x commands (including NetWare 4.1); operating systems and environments; protocols; security and network administration; and slang. This book contains over 2,000 easy-to-find entries. Each alphabetical entry features a basic definition; appropriate pronunciations, acronyms, and abbreviations; and cross-references to other related information.

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About the author (1995)

Stan Kelly-Bootle has been computing since the 1950s, when he graduated from Cambridge University in Pure Mathematics. He helped pioneer the EDSAC I computer. He is a contributing editor to "Software Development Magazine" and a regular columnist in "UNIX Review" since 1984. His other books include "Understanding Unix" and "Mastering Turbo C" by Sybex; and "The Computer Contradictionary," and "The Devil's DP Dictionary,"

Peter Dyson is a software engineering consultant with 20 years of experience in engineering, software development, and technical support. He is the author of nearly 30 books on operating systems and software, including "The PC User's Pocket Dictionary" and "Unix Desk Reference" by Sybex.

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