For advanced undergraduates or graduate students who have taken a basic computer networking course.
This unique network system design book shows how to build the bridges, switches, routers, firewalls, etc. that are the building blocks of today's Internet. This text, broken into four major sections—quick review of basics, packet processing, traditional protocol processing systems, network processors, and an example network processor—covers the concepts, principles, hardware and software architectures that underlie the design and implementation of network systems. This book provides the first overview of network processor technology.
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"This book is required reading for anyone who wants to understand what goes on inside the plethora of magic boxes that make the Internet work." — Larry Peterson, Princeton University
"A sturdy and clear explanation of the intricacies of designing and using network processors. I expect it to become the standard textbook on the subject." — Craig Partridge, Chair, ACM SIGCOMM
"Finally, a book that helps reunite the disciplines of computer engineering and network engineering." — Michael Hathaway, Venture Partner, Austin Ventures
"I recommend this book for every network system designer's bookshelf." — T. Sridhar, CTO & Vice President, Engineering FutureSoft
"This book is a practical handbook to network processors and NP-based systems development." — Paul Phillips, Co-founder and System Architect, Nauticus Networks
"It is sure to become a network processing classic." — Dale E. Parson, Consulting Member of Technical Staff, Agere SystemsFrom the Back Cover:
Acknowledged computer networking expert Douglas Comer has authored the first-ever textbook on networking processors. Dr. Comer offers both professionals and advanced students comprehensive instruction on how to design and build network systems using the latest network processor technology. This unique text explains the software and hardware architectures used to implement the Internet, including switches, routers, bridges, NAT boxes, firewalls, intrusion-detection systems and load balancers.Significant Features:
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0131417924
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