Networking: A Beginner's Guide (Network Professional's Library)

3.6 avg rating
( 15 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780072132311: Networking: A Beginner's Guide (Network Professional's Library)

Networking: A Beginner's Guide, Second Edition is the practical, hands-on networking guide that new network administrators need as they begin their networking career.
-- This real-world reference and tutorial will help readers build a concrete foundation in networking technology. It focuses on core networking fundamentals, including design and configuration, hardware, networking protocols, network clients, and security issues.

Key Features Include:
-- A new first chapter to ensure that all readers start with the fundamentals of networking such as why a network is essential and what role each person plays in building and then maintaining a network.
-- Hands-on instructions for Windows 2000 Server, NetWare 5.1, and Red Hat Linux installation, configuration, and administration.
-- Eight pages of blueprints will map out basic network design topologies as well as offer a visual comparison of both Windows NT vs. Windows 2000 and Windows NT/2000 vs. Linux.
-- New chapters on network security, network disaster recovery, the business of networking
-- Expanded coverage of network cabling, networking protocols, and thin clients

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

This work examine networking in the light of the Network Magazine prediction of a 676 percent growth in network traffic by 2003. This second edition offers new content, and over 100 pages of additional coverage.

From the Back Cover:

Get a solid introduction to networking fundamentals using this practical guide

Learn the basics of networking with this hands-on introductory resource. You'll get all the core information you need to get started including design and configuration, hardware, networking protocols, clients, security plus, you'll get 8 pages of blueprints that map out basic network design topologies. Now updated in a new edition, this guide contains expanded coverage of TCP/IP, firewalls and encryption methods, disaster recovery, NetWare 5.1, Linux, and Windows 2000 Server. Written in a clear, easy-to-understand style this book offers the right mix of key concepts and technical know-how to make this invaluable for both novices and more experienced network professionals alike. Whether you're just beginning your career in networking, studying for a networking certification exam, or looking to refresh your current knowledge this is the only book you need.


-Gain an understanding of networking from a corporate perspective
-Learn the differences between peer-to-peer and client-server networking
-Get details on networking hardware components and the OSI model
-Understand LAN and WAN connections including ethernet, token ring, ATM, frame relay, and more
-Work with network protocols TCP/IP, DNS, Telnet, AppleTalk, IPX/SPX and others
-Choose backup strategies and learn about disaster recovery methods
-Install, set up, and administer NetWare 5.1, Windows 2000 Server, and Linux
-Maintain and troubleshoot workstations effectively

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Hallberg, Bruce A.
Published by McGraw-Hill Companies (2001)
ISBN 10: 0072132310 ISBN 13: 9780072132311
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Companies, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0072132310

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
14.28
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Bruce A. Hallberg
Published by McGraw-Hill Companies (2001)
ISBN 10: 0072132310 ISBN 13: 9780072132311
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Companies, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0072132310

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
19.92
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.18
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Bruce Hallberg
ISBN 10: 0072132310 ISBN 13: 9780072132311
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800721323111.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
29.58
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.18
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds