The McGraw-Hill High-Speed LANs Handbook (McGraw-Hill Series on Computer Communications)

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9780070571990: The McGraw-Hill High-Speed LANs Handbook (McGraw-Hill Series on Computer Communications)

Getting up to speed with the high-speed LANs available now or soon to hit the marketplace is top priority for network managers. This indispensable reference, written by Data Communications' LAN and Internetworking expert Stephen Saunders, details the top eight high-speed LAN technologies and compares them in terms of effectiveness and cost. Aimed at network managers and designers, the book provides all the information needed to make informed decisions about which high-speed LAN to implement. It includes precise definitions of each high-speed LAN technology as well as cross-comparisons of its strengths and weaknesses. It also covers the various proprietary switching technologies that can be added to existing standards-based networks to boost performance. Armed with this information, readers can avoid the potential pitfalls on the path to higher performance.

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If you're a network manager or designer, this surefire guide will enable you to make informed decisions about all of the high-speed LANs available now or coming soon. Written by the LAN expert at Data Communications magazine, the book examines all eight of the standards-based high speed LAN technologies, as well as the five proprietary switching technologies that can be added to low-speed LANs in order to boost performance. You'll find a precise definition of each high-speed LAN technology, an analysis of their effectiveness and cost, as well as cross-comparisons of their strengths and weaknesses. This indispensable reference tool covers eight high-speed LAN Standards: ATM, FDDI, FDDI II, Fibre Channel, HIPPI, IsoEnet, 100Base-T (Fast Ethernet), and 100VG-AnyLAN; Ethernet switches, Token Ring switches, FDDI switches, 100Base-T switches, and 100 VG-AnyLAN switches; all the information required to cope with bandwidth crisis on your LAN; and reliable guidance on designing and implementing LANs. Filled with many helpful illustrations, this unique reference will show you how to choose the high speed LAN that's right for your network - and avoid potential pitfalls on the path to higher performance.

About the Author:

Duane K. Fields is a Web applications developer and Internet technologist with an extensive background in Web programming for companies that include IBM and Netscape Communications. He is the coauthor of "Web Development with JavaServer Pages. He lives in Bastrop, Texas. Stephen Saunders is an enterprise Java software engineer with a decade of experience in the knowledge management, financial services, and master data management industries. He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Eugene Belayev is the cofounder, president, and chief technology officer of JetBrains, the software company responsible for complex developer tools including Java IDE and IntelliJ IDEA.

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