Designing ISP Architectures

Designing ISP Architectures

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This book is a model for designing architectures for ISPs of any size. It details the design process from start to finish.
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  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 176.8 x 233.7 x 28.2mm | 752.98g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • w. figs.
  • 0130454966
  • 9780130454966

Table of contents

Acknowledgements. Preface. About This Book. Sun BluePrints Program. Who Should Read This Book. Before You Read This Book. Introducing FijiNet. How This Book Is Organized. Ordering Sun Documentation. Accessing Sun Documentation Online. Recommended Publications. Using UNIX Commands. Typographic Conventions. Shell Prompts in Command Examples. Sun Welcomes Your Comments. 1. Introduction. Defining an ISP and Its Architecture. Identifying Market Trends. Value Proposition. Market Positioning. Present and Future Trends. Obtaining Market Data. Challenges in Becoming an ISP. Key Challenges. Considerations. Requirements. Alternative Approach.2. Formulating Design Requirements. Formulating Requirements for a Design. Obtain Requirements. Evaluate Requirements. Establish Assumptions. Determine Design Trade-Offs. Address Architectural Limitations. Formulating Requirements for FijiNet. Obtain Requirements for FijiNet. Evaluate Requirements for FijiNet. Establish Assumptions for FijiNet. Determine Design Trade-Offs for FijiNet. Address Architectural Limitations for FijiNet.3. Establishing an Architectural Model. Understanding the Model. Identifying Key Components. ISP Services. Operating Environment. Operating Platform. Applying Architectural Principles. Scalability. Availability. Reliability. Manageability. Adaptability. Security. Performance. Open System. Applying the Model to FijiNet. Identify Key Components for FijiNet. Apply Architectural Principles to FijiNet.4. Creating a Logical Design. Creating a High-Level Framework. Identify High-Level Topology. Identify Services Within the Topology. Define Service Flows. Define Networking Components. Creating a High-Level Framework for FijiNet. Identify High-Level Topology for FijiNet. Identify Services Within the FijiNet Topology. Define Service Flows for FijiNet. Define Networking Components for FijiNet.5. Creating a Physical Design. Creating a High-Level Network Design. Build a Network Design Diagram. Create IP Address Schema. Planning Capacity. Estimate Software Capacity. Estimate Server Capacity. Estimate Network Capacity. Creating a Network Design for FijiNet. Build a Network Design Diagram for FijiNet. Create IP Address Schema for FijiNet. Planning Capacity for FijiNet. Estimate Software Capacity for FijiNet. Estimate Server Capacity for FijiNet. Estimate Network Capacity for FijiNet.6. Selecting Components. Selecting Software. Choose Software for Basic Services. Choose Software for Value-Added Services. Choose Software for Infrastructure Services. Choose Software for Operation and Management Services. Choose an Operating Environment. Selecting Servers. Determine Server Types. Choose Enterprise Servers. Choose Storage Equipment. Selecting Network Components. Choose Routers and Switches. Choose Load Balancers. Choose Firewalls. Choose Intrusion Detection System (IDS). Choose Console Servers. Choose Network Access Servers. Selecting Hardware Rack Equipment. Selecting Software for FijiNet. Choose Software for FijiNet's Basic Services. Choose Software for FijiNet's Infrastructure Services. Choose Software for FijiNet's Operation and Management Services. Choose Operating Environment for FijiNet. Selecting Servers for FijiNet. Determine Server Types for FijiNet. Choose Server Equipment for FijiNet. Choose Storage Equipment for FijiNet. Selecting Network Components for FijiNet. Choose Routers and Switches. Choose Load Balancers. Choose Firewalls. Choose Intrusion Detection Systems. Choose Console Servers. Choose Network Access Servers. Selecting Hardware Rack Equipment for FijiNet.7. Implementing a Solution. Implementing a Prototype. Implementing a Design. Apply an Incremental Approach. Test and Optimize Your Implementation. Implementing an Operating Platform. Implementing an Operating System. Implementing Infrastructure Services. Implementing Basic Services. Implementing Value-Added Services. Adapting to Changes. Usage Pattern Changes. Technology Changes. Business Strategy Changes.A. Questions for Obtaining Design Requirements. General Questions. Business-Related Questions. Support Questions. Systems and Network Management Questions. End-User Questions. Registration Questions. Customer Care Questions. Billing System Questions. Service Availability Questions. Security Questions. Demographic Questions. Networking Questions. Dial-up Questions. Directory Questions. Email Questions. Web Hosting Questions. Search Engine Questions. Caching Proxy Questions. Internet Relay Chat Questions. FTP Questions. Internet News Questions. Development and Staging Questions.B. Sample Network Configurations. Cisco 2651 Router. Cisco 3512-XL Switch. Cisco PIX 525 Firewall. Cisco AS 5400 Access Server. Cisco AS 2511 Console Server.C. Sample DNS Configurations. External DNS Configurations. Primary External Server. Secondary External Servers. Internal DNS Configurations. Primary Internal Server. Secondary Internal Servers.D. DHCP Server Configuration. E. NTP Server Configuration. F. DNS Benchmark Data for Sun Enterprise Servers. Benchmark Data for BIND v8.1.2. Benchmark Data for BIND v8.2.2-P7. Benchmark Data for BIND v9.1.0.G. Network Capacity. North American Digital Hierarchy. Committee of European Postal and Telephone Hierarchy. Synchronous Digital Hierarchy.H. HTTP Throughput. I. Port and Protocol List. Bibliography. Index.
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About John V. Nguyen

JOHN V. NGUYEN is a Senior Architect at Sun Microsystems working in Advanced Internet Practice (Sun Professional Services). He has over 10 years' experience in software engineering, systems management, networking, security, and architecture design for large-scale service providers, portals, and Internet datacenters. John is currently working on wireless technologies such as Location-Based Services, Mobile Messaging, Wireless Portal, 3G Wireless Networks, and Wireless Intelligent Networking. John holds a BS in Electrical Engineering, BS in Computer Science, and Ph.D. in Computer Science.
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