Most communication books focus on how to increase bandwidth and most of them focus on one method of bandwidth. This book covers all flavors of bandwidth -- and how to optimize it -- in one place.-- Covers all platforms including UNIX, Linux, Windows NT, Windows 95 and Netware.-- Gives hundreds of "tweaks" that network managers can use immediately.-- Quick look-me-up tables for maximizing bandwidth.-- "Network angioplasty" -- cures network circulation problems.
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Tools to tame complexity and eliminate inefficiency. The hottest topic in computing and communications, bandwidth is too often the waist of the hourglass that keeps all that digital data from getting where it wants to go, as quickly as you want it to get there. From the lowest PC user to the most elite systems architect, everyone yearns for expanded bandwidth. If you want to understand bandwidth in all escoteric complexity AND you want real-world tweaks, tips, and tactics for maximizing your system's ability to move data, Michele Petrovsky's Optimizing Bandwidth is your ideal source. Written in plain English accessible to those without technical backgrounds, yet armed with all the insider savvy that pros require, this book tackles heavy-duty bandwidth topics head on. It will show you how to: grasp bandwidth basics, from TCP/IP through hardware, software, and connectivity; increase usable bandwidth on many platforms; choose optimal channels and topography; maximize bandwidth by changing the configuration of connections, switches, protocols, interfaces, and operating systems; configure client/server apps and Web browsers for peak efficiency; perform network "angioplasty" for imported circulation. Whether you simply want to understand why it takes so long to connect to the Web...need to fine tune a Web server...or aim to design the world's premier multi-user, Internetworked system--Optimizing Bandwidth puts the tools in your minds. It's the ultimate, state-of-the-art bandwidth enhancer.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Companies, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11007049889X
Book Description The McGraw-Hill Company. Book Condition: New. pp. 421. Bookseller Inventory # 4695973