This reference has now been divided into two volumes to reflect the most recent changes in the field. Volume 1 provides a broad, conceptual introduction to the TCP/IP internetworking protocols and the connected TCP/IP Internet. It reviews network hardware, including wide area national backbones ARPANET and NSFNET, and local area technologies Ethernet and token rings. Addresses binding (ARP) and the IP concepts of connectionless datagram delivery, error detection and control, multicasting, and routing are covered. In addition, Comer compares the ISO 7-layer reference model to the TCP/IP 5-layer model in his discussion of protocol layering.
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"Comer continues to prove himself the Baedeker of the Internet Protocols with this fine 4th edition." — Vint Cerf, Senior Vice President, MCI WorldCom, "Father of the Internet"
"Doug's deep insight into the Internet, coupled with his talent for teaching, yields an updated classic that once again leads the pack." — Paul Mockapetris, Inventor of the Domain Name System
"There are many TCP/IP books on the shelves today, but Doug Comer's "Internetworking with TCP/IP" is the one that comes off the shelf for accessible and authoritative answers to questions about Internet technology." — Lyman Chapin, Chief Scientist, BBN Technologies
The TCP/IP "bible"— now completely updated to reflect all the latest technologies! Leading Internet expert Douglas Comer has updated his classic, superb introduction to TCP/IP-based internetworking that is renowned for its clarity and accessibility in explaining internetworking and routing. Discover how the basic TCP/IP technology has survived and evolved over two decades of exponential growth, and understand the TCP/IP protocols and technical advances. This edition explains emerging technologies such as Mobile IP, Virtual Private Networks, resource reservation with RSVP, and Ipv6. Comer reveals how to master TCP/IP and how the Internet works. The reader is required to have a modest background in the fundamentals of computer systems, but does not need sophisticated mathematics. As with previous editions, this edition provides an introduction to physical networks and then shows how they are combined to form an internet. It states design principles clearly, and discusses motivations and consequences.
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Book Description Longman Higher Education, 1988. Book Condition: Fair. Volume 1. This book has soft covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Bookseller Inventory # 3786997
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1988. Trade Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good +. Reprint. pp. 382. PON to flyleaf, pages slightly toned to margins, else very clean and firm. Bookseller Inventory # 00001507
Book Description Prentice Hall, 1988. Book Condition: Fair. N/A. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP78838911
Book Description Book Condition: good. 558 Gramm. Bookseller Inventory # M00134701887-G
Book Description Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1988. paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. minoe bumps to the head and tail of the spine. back bottom left corner of the cover is creased. pages are clean, bright and tight. Bookseller Inventory # 110954