Local Area Networks

Local Area Networks : International Edition

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Offers readers an authoritative, in-depth exploration of the local area network. This book incorporates the latest technology, protocols, techniques, and hardware and software employed in computer networking. *covers topics such as: Local Area Network Concept, logical Link Control, medium Access Control, enterprise Internetworking, networking Software. *Part I explores some of the fundamental concepts and terminology associated with the various forms of LAN technology. *Part II describes the IEEE/ISO Logical Link Control standard. *Part III explains the different methods for medium access control that have been standardized to provide LAN data link services. *Part IV concentrates on issues surrounding the construction of enterprise internetworks. *Part V covers the wide variety of networking software that can be used in various computing environments for making use of LAN data links in computer networks.show more

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  • Paperback | 586 pages
  • 180 x 260 x 25mm | 856g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 2nd edition
  • 013075045X
  • 9780130750457

Table of contents

PROLOG. 1. Local Area Networks. I. LOCAL AREA NETWORK CONCEPTS. 2. Physical Transmission. 3. Medium Access Control. 4. Network Architectures. 5. Networking Software. II. LOGICAL LINK CONTROL. 6. Local Area Network Architecture. 7. LLC Service Definition. 8. LLC Protocol Specification. 9. LLC Implementations. III. MEDIUM ACCESS CONTROL. 10. CSMA/CD (Ethernet). 11. The Ethernet Version 2 Specification. 12. Token Bus. 13. Token Ring. 14. Fiber Distribution Data Interface. 15. Apple LocalTalk. IV. ENTERPRISE INTERNETWORKING. 16. The Internetworking Environment. 17. Protocols for Internetworking. 18. Heterogeneous Internetworking. 19. Bridges. 20. Routers. V. NETWORKING SOFTWARE. 21. IBM and Microsoft Networking Software. 22. Novell NetWare. 23. TCP/IP. 24. AppleTalk. VI. APPENDICES. A. Zero-Slot LANs. B. Wide Area Networking Technology. C. Asynchronous Transfer Mode. D. Network Management. Glossary. Index.show more