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Computer Networks ISE - A Systems Approach (Paperback, 5th edition): Larry L. Peterson, Bruce S. Davie Computer Networks ISE - A Systems Approach (Paperback, 5th edition)
Larry L. Peterson, Bruce S. Davie
R1,416 R1,112 Discovery Miles 11 120 Save R304 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Computer Networks ISE, Fifth Edition, is the sole introductory networking book written by authors with first-hand experience with several of the protocols covered in the book who have actually designed some of them as well and who are still actively designing the computer networks today. The newly revised edition continues to offer an enduring, practical understanding of networks and their building blocks through rich, example-based instruction. The focus is not just on the specifications comprising today's systems but how key technologies and protocols actually work in real-world setting to solve specific problems. The new edition features increased accessibility by clearly separating the advanced material from more fundamental via special headings and boxed features, a structure that makes it easier to teach top-down, less dependence on code to explain protocols, vastly improved ancillary package to include robust lecture slide package, and shift to higher levels in the protocol stock where the real innovation is happening currently. the book is targeted at networking professionals and upper level undergraduate and graduate students in CS, EE, and CSE programs.

Wireless Networks Bundle (Hardcover): Vijay K Garg, Anurag Kumar, D Manjunath, Joy Kuri, Feng Zhao, Leonidas J Guibas Wireless Networks Bundle (Hardcover)
Vijay K Garg, Anurag Kumar, D Manjunath, Joy Kuri, Feng Zhao, …
R2,974 R2,506 Discovery Miles 25 060 Save R468 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This essential bundle featuring three definitive titles on wireless networking provides an in-depth, exhaustive, and invaluable asset to anyone working or studying in this rapidly evolving field. Wireless Communications and Networking provides comprehensive coverage of mobile wireless communication, wireless networks, and internetworking/4G technology in one volume with a good blend of fundamental theory and real-world concepts and problem solving methods. Wireless Networking serves as a one-stop view of cellular, WiFi, and WiMAX networks, as well as the emerging wireless ad hoc and sensor networks. The book emphasizes conceptual perspectives on modeling, analysis, design and optimization and presents wireless networking within the framework of resource allocation. Designing, implementing, and operating a wireless sensor network involves a wide range of disciplines and many application-specific constraints. To make sense of and take advantage of these systems, a holistic approach is needed-and this is precisely what Wireless Sensor Networks delivers. Bundled together to save you money, there is no quicker or cheaper way to such a comprehensive knowledge of wireless networking.

TCP/IP Sockets in C# - Practical Guide for Programmers (Paperback): David B. Makofske, Michael J. Donahoo, Kenneth L. Calvert TCP/IP Sockets in C# - Practical Guide for Programmers (Paperback)
David B. Makofske, Michael J. Donahoo, Kenneth L. Calvert
R513 Discovery Miles 5 130 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

"TCP/IP sockets in C# is an excellent book for anyone interested in writing network applications using Microsoft .Net frameworks. It is a unique combination of well written concise text and rich carefully selected set of working examples. For the beginner of network programming, it's a good starting book; on the other hand professionals could also take advantage of excellent handy sample code snippets and material on topics like message parsing and asynchronous programming."
Adarsh Khare, SDT, .Net Frameworks Team, Microsoft Corporation

The popularity of the C# language and the .NET framework is ever rising due to its ease of use, the extensive class libraries available in the .NET Framework, and the ubiquity of the Microsoft Windows operating system, to name a few advantages. TCP/IP Sockets in C# focuses on the Sockets API, the de facto standard for writing network applications in any programming language. Starting with simple client and server programs that use TCP/IP (the Internet protocol suite), students and practitioners quickly learn the basics and move on to firsthand experience with advanced topics including non-blocking sockets, multiplexing, threads, asynchronous programming, and multicasting. Key network programming concepts such as framing, performance and deadlocks are illustrated through hands-on examples. Using a detailed yet clear, concise approach, this book includes numerous code examples and focused discussions to provide a solid understanding of programming TCP/IP sockets in C#.
Features
*Tutorial-based instruction in key sockets programming techniques complemented by numerous code examples throughout
*Discussion moves quickly into the C# Sockets API definition and code examples, desirable for those who want to get up-to-speed quickly
*Important coverage of "under the hood" details that developers will find useful when creating and using a socket or a higher level TCP class that utilizes sockets
*Includes end-of-chapter exercises to facilitate learning, as well as sample code available for download at the book s companion web site
*Tutorial-based instruction in key sockets programming techniques complemented by numerous code examples throughout
*Discussion moves quickly into the C# Sockets API definition and code examples, desirable for those who want to get up-to-speed quickly
*Important coverage of "under the hood" details that developers will find useful when creating and using a socket or a higher level TCP class that utilizes sockets
*Includes end-of-chapter exercises to facilitate learning, as well as sample code available for download at the book's companion web site"

TCP/IP Sockets in C - Practical Guide for Programmers (Paperback, 2nd edition): Michael J. Donahoo, Kenneth L. Calvert TCP/IP Sockets in C - Practical Guide for Programmers (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Michael J. Donahoo, Kenneth L. Calvert
R518 Discovery Miles 5 180 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

TCP/IP Sockets in C: Practical Guide for Programmers, 2nd Edition is a quick and affordable way to gain the knowledge and skills needed to develop sophisticated and powerful web-based applications. The book's focused, tutorial-based approach enables the reader to master the tasks and techniques essential to virtually all client-server projects using sockets in C. This edition has been expanded to include new advancements such as support for IPv6 as well as detailed defensive programming strategies.

If you program using Java, be sure to check out this book s companion, "TCP/IP Sockets in Java: Practical Guide for Programmers, 2nd Edition."
Includes completely new and expanded sections that address the IPv6 network environment, defensive programming, and the select() system call, thereby allowing the reader to program in accordance with the most current standards for internetworking. Streamlined and concise tutelage in conjunction with line-by-line code commentary allows readers to quickly program web-based applications without having to wade through unrelated and discursive networking tenets.Grants the reader access to online source code, which the can then be used to directly implement sockets programming procedures.
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Computer Networks - A Systems Approach (Hardcover, 5th edition): Larry L. Peterson, Bruce S. Davie Computer Networks - A Systems Approach (Hardcover, 5th edition)
Larry L. Peterson, Bruce S. Davie
R1,848 R1,554 Discovery Miles 15 540 Save R294 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Computer Networks: A Systems Approach, Fifth Edition, explores the key principles of computer networking, with examples drawn from the real world of network and protocol design. Using the Internet as the primary example, this best-selling and classic textbook explains various protocols and networking technologies. The systems-oriented approach encourages students to think about how individual network components fit into a larger, complex system of interactions. This book has a completely updated content with expanded coverage of the topics of utmost importance to networking professionals and students, including P2P, wireless, network security, and network applications such as e-mail and the Web, IP telephony and video streaming, and peer-to-peer file sharing. There is now increased focus on application layer issues where innovative and exciting research and design is currently the center of attention. Other topics include network design and architecture; the ways users can connect to a network; the concepts of switching, routing, and internetworking; end-to-end protocols; congestion control and resource allocation; and end-to-end data. Each chapter includes a problem statement, which introduces issues to be examined; shaded sidebars that elaborate on a topic or introduce a related advanced topic; What's Next? discussions that deal with emerging issues in research, the commercial world, or society; and exercises. This book is written for graduate or upper-division undergraduate classes in computer networking. It will also be useful for industry professionals retraining for network-related assignments, as well as for network practitioners seeking to understand the workings of network protocols and the big picture of networking.

Optical Networks - A Practical Perspective (Hardcover, 3rd edition): Rajiv Ramaswami, Kumar N. Sivarajan, Galen H. Sasaki Optical Networks - A Practical Perspective (Hardcover, 3rd edition)
Rajiv Ramaswami, Kumar N. Sivarajan, Galen H. Sasaki
R2,123 Discovery Miles 21 230 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The third edition of Optical Networks continues to be the authoritative source for information on optical networking technologies and techniques. Componentry and transmission are discussed in detail with emphasis on practical networking issues that affect organizations as they evaluate, deploy, or develop optical networks. New updates in this rapidly changing technology are introduced. These updates include sections on pluggable optical transceivers, ROADM (reconfigurable optical add/drop multiplexer), and electronic dispersion compensation. Current standards updates such as G.709 OTN, as well as, those for GPON, EPON, and BPON are featured. Expanded discussions on multimode fiber with additional sections on photonic crystal and plastic fibers, as well as expanded coverage of Ethernet and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS).

This book clearly explains all the hard-to-find information on architecture, control and management. It serves as your guide at every step of optical networking-- from planning to implementation through ongoing maintenance. This book is your key to thoroughly understanding practical optical networks.
In-depth coverage of optimization, design, and management of the components and transmission of optical networks.

Filled with examples, figures, and problem sets to aid in development of dependable, speedy networks.

Focuses on practical, networking-specific issues: everything you need to know to implement currently available optical solutions.

The Internet Security Guidebook - From Planning to Deployment (Paperback): Juanita Ellis, Tim Speed The Internet Security Guidebook - From Planning to Deployment (Paperback)
Juanita Ellis, Tim Speed
R1,677 Discovery Miles 16 770 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

The Internet Security Guidebook provides a complete analysis of an enterprise's Internet security. Strategies, steps, and procedures for conducting business securely on the Internet are discussed and reviewed. Very few organizations take the needed precautions to protect their Internet enterprise. Protection is not simply a firewall or technology; it is a strategy that encompasses risk, trust, business goals, security processes, and technology. The holistic approach offered in this book evaluates security needs in relation to business goals and the current attacks on the global Internet. The goal of The Internet Security Guidebook is to protect the business-computing environment by keeping our online enterprises functioning correctly and securely.
Unlike other books available, this book contains a complete guide to Internet security that is accessible to both novices and computer professionals. The specific steps discussed and illustrated show the reader how to implement security from the individual process to the complete corporate enterprise. The reader will also learn about resources that can help such as the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and even their own software vendors.

Deploying Next Generation Multicast-enabled Applications - Label Switched Multicast for MPLS VPNs, VPLS, and Wholesale Ethernet... Deploying Next Generation Multicast-enabled Applications - Label Switched Multicast for MPLS VPNs, VPLS, and Wholesale Ethernet (Paperback)
Vinod Joseph, Srinivas Mulugu
R1,165 R989 Discovery Miles 9 890 Save R176 (15%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The growth, scale, and prominence of video applications over the years have placed emphasis on the most scalable and efficient way to deliver multi-play content (voice, video and data) to the end user. Multicast is the most effective and efficient carrier of video applications from a network standpoint. Financial organizations deploy large-scale multicast infrastructures to enable trading and e-commerce. The introduction of 4G and beyond makes this technology even more indispensible since mobile operators need an efficient mechanism to deliver repetitive content to many a handset, and multicast is the answer. Thisis the first book to distill information on this topic from disparate sources. It is written by one of the early implementers, andis the go-to referencefor deploying the Next Generation model.Thisbook proves areal benefit to networking professionals from service providers, enterprises, the vendor community, and anyone elsewho wants to understand this fast emerging and popular scheme of deployment from a vendor-neutral standpoint.
Offers contextualized case studies for illustrating deployment of the Next Generation Multicast technology

Provides the background necessary to understand current generation multi-play applications and their service requirements

Includes practical tips on various migration options available for moving to the Next Generation framework from the legacy"

Ethernet Networking for the Small Office and Professional Home Office (Paperback): Jan L. Harrington Ethernet Networking for the Small Office and Professional Home Office (Paperback)
Jan L. Harrington
R1,089 Discovery Miles 10 890 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

In a local area network (LAN) or intranet, there are many pieces of hardare trying to gain access to the network transmission media at the same time (i.e., phone lines, coax, wireless, etc.). However, a network cable or wireless transmission frequency can physically only allow one node to use it at a given time. Therefore, there must be some way to regulate which node has control of the medium (a media access control, or MAC, protocol). Ethernet is a MAC protocol; it is one way to regulate physical access to network tranmission media.
Ethernet networking is used primarily by networks that are contained within a single physical location. If you need to design, install, and manage a network in such an envronment, i.e., home or small business office, then this book will give you an in-depth understanding of the technology involved in an Ethernet network.
One of the major goals of this book is to demystify the jargon of networks so that the reader gains a working familiarity with common networking terminology and acronyms.
In addition, this books explains not only how to choose and configure network hardware but also provides practical information about the types of network devices and software needed to make it all work. Tips and direction on how to manage an Ethernet network are also provided.
This book therefore goes beyond the hardware aspects of Ethernet to look at the entire network from bottom to top, along with enough technical detail to enable the reader to make intelligent choices about what types of transmission media are used and the way in which the various parts of the network are interconnected.
*Explains how the Ethernet works, with emphasis on current technologies and emerging trends in gigabit and fast Ethernet, WiFi, routers, and security issues
*Teaches how to design and select complementary components of Ethernet networks with a focus on home and small business applications
*Discuses the various types of cables, software, and hardware involved in constructing, connecting, operating and monitoring Ethernet networks

Smart Phone and Next Generation Mobile Computing (Paperback): Pei Zheng Smart Phone and Next Generation Mobile Computing (Paperback)
Pei Zheng
R1,467 Discovery Miles 14 670 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This in-depth technical guide is an essential resource for anyone involved in the development of "smart" mobile wireless technology, including devices, infrastructure, and applications. Written by researchers active in both academic and industry settings, it offers both a big-picture introduction to the topic and detailed insights into the technical details underlying all of the key trends. "Smart Phone and Next-Generation Mobile Computing" shows you how the field has evolved, its real and potential current capabilities, and the issues affecting its future direction. It lays a solid foundation for the decisions you face in your work, whether you're a manager, engineer, designer, or entrepreneur.
+ Covers the convergence of phone and PDA functionality on the terminal side, and the integration of different network types on the infrastructure side
+ Compares existing and anticipated wireless technologies, focusing on 3G cellular networks and wireless LANs
+ Evaluates terminal-side operating systems/programming environments, including Microsoft Windows Mobile, Palm OS, Symbian, J2ME, and Linux
+ Considers the limitations of existing terminal designs and several pressing application design issues
+ Explores challenges and possible solutions relating to the next phase of smart phone development, as it relates to services, devices, and networks
+ Surveys a collection of promising applications, in areas ranging from gaming to law enforcement to financial processing

Network Security - A Practical Approach (Paperback): Jan L. Harrington Network Security - A Practical Approach (Paperback)
Jan L. Harrington
R1,377 Discovery Miles 13 770 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

"Network Security" is a comprehensive resource written for anyone who plans or implements network security measures, including managers and practitioners. It offers a valuable dual perspective on security: how your network looks to hackers who want to get inside, and how you need to approach it on the inside to keep them at bay.
You get all the hands-on technical advice you need to succeed, but also higher-level administrative guidance for developing an effective security policy. There may be no such thing as absolute security, but, as the author clearly demonstrates, there is a huge difference between the protection offered by routine reliance on third-party products and what you can achieve by actively making informed decisions. You ll learn to do just that with this book s assessments of the risks, rewards, and trade-offs related implementing security measures.
+ Helps you see through a hacker's eyes so you can make your network more secure.
+ Provides technical advice that can be applied in any environment, on any platform, including help with intrusion detection systems, firewalls, encryption, anti-virus software, and digital certificates.
+ Emphasizes a wide range of administrative considerations, including security policies, user management, and control of services and devices.
+ Covers techniques for enhancing the physical security of your systems and network.
+ Explains how hackers use information-gathering to find and exploit security flaws.
+ Examines the most effective ways to prevent hackers from gaining root access to a server.
+ Addresses Denial of Service attacks, "malware," and spoofing.
+ Includes appendices covering the TCP/IP protocol stack, well-known ports, and reliable sources for security warnings and updates."

Wireless Sensor Networks - An Information Processing Approach (Hardcover, New): Feng Zhao, Leonidas Guibas Wireless Sensor Networks - An Information Processing Approach (Hardcover, New)
Feng Zhao, Leonidas Guibas
R1,854 Discovery Miles 18 540 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Information processing in sensor networks is a rapidly emerging area of computer science and electrical engineering research. Because of advances in micro-sensors, wireless networking and embedded processing, ad hoc networks of sensor are becoming increasingly available for commercial, military, and homeland security applications. Examples include monitoring (e.g., traffic, habitat, security), industrail sensing and diagnostics (e.g., factory, appliances), infrastructures (i.e., power grid, water distribution, waste disposal) and battle awareness (e.g., multi-target tracking). This book introduces practitioners to the fundamental issues and technology constraints concerning various aspects of sensor networks such as information organization, querying, routing, and self-organization using concrete examples and does so by using concrete examples from current research and implementation efforts.
.Written for practitioners, researchers, and students and relevant to all application areas, including environmental monitoring, industrial sensing and diagnostics, automotive and transportation, security and surveillance, military and battlefield uses, and large-scale infrastructural maintenance.
.Skillfully integrates the many disciplines at work in wireless sensor network design: signal processing and estimation, communication theory and protocols, distributed algorithms and databases, probabilistic reasoning, energy-aware computing, design methodologies, evaluation metrics, and more.
.Demonstrates how querying, data routing, and network self-organization can support high-level information-processing tasks."

Bluetooth Application Programming with the Java APIs (Paperback, 1st ed): C.Bala Kumar, Paul J. Kline, Timothy J. Thompson Bluetooth Application Programming with the Java APIs (Paperback, 1st ed)
C.Bala Kumar, Paul J. Kline, Timothy J. Thompson
R1,701 Discovery Miles 17 010 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Adoption of Bluetooth wireless technology has made great strides in the last few years. One of the biggest steps forward the standardization of Java APIs for Bluetooth wireless technology (JABWT) is explained in detail in this book. The JABWT standard, defined by the JSR-82 specification, supports rapid development of Bluetooth applications that are portable, secure, and highly-usable. Wireless device manufacturers have responded to the JABWT specification by announcing mobile phones and other products that will run JABWT applications. Bluetooth Application Programming with the Java APIs explains in detail how to write Bluetooth applications using the Java APIs to exploit the power of both technologies. Written by the specification lead for JSR-82 and two other key participants in the definition of JABWT, this book provides the authoritative explanations and concrete examples you need to get started right away.
About the Authors
"C Bala Kumar" is a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Motorola. He chaired the industry expert group that defined the Java APIs for Bluetooth wireless technology. He currently leads the systems software team for wireless platforms in Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector. "Paul J. Kline" is a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Motorola and the maintenance lead for the JABWT specification. He currently works on the System Software Architecture team in Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector. "Timothy J. Thompson" is a Senior Software Engineer on the System Software Architecture team in Motorola's Semiconductor Products Sector. He was the OBEX architect on the JABWT specification team at Motorola.
* Written by experts the authors led the industry team that defined the JABWT standard and the Motorola team that developed the first JABWT implementation
* Covers JABWT in depth and goes beyond the specification to explain how to use the standard effectively
* A helpful resource both to Java programmers interested in Bluetooth wireless technology and to business managers interested in its potential for creating new business opportunities
* Digs deeply into the programming areas you must master to successfully design and build JABWT applications, including RFCOMM, OBEX, device discovery, service discovery, and L2CAP
* Details the real-world issues involved in programming Bluetooth devices and implementing the JABWT specification
* Organized into sections that explicitly address the different needs of programmers, business managers, and project managers"

Networking Explained (Paperback, 2nd edition): Michael Gallo, William M Hancock Networking Explained (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Michael Gallo, William M Hancock
R1,825 Discovery Miles 18 250 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Networking Explained 2E offers a comprehensive overview of computer networking, with new chapters and sections to cover the latest developments in the field, including voice and data wireless networking, multimedia networking, and network convergence.
Gallo and Hancock provide a sophisticated introduction to their subject in a clear, readable format. These two top networking experts answer hundreds of questions about hardware, software, standards, and future directions in network technology.
Wireless networks
Convergence of voice and data
Multimedia networking

Integrated Management of Networked Systems - Concepts, Architectures and their Operational Application (Hardcover): Heinz-Gerd... Integrated Management of Networked Systems - Concepts, Architectures and their Operational Application (Hardcover)
Heinz-Gerd Hegering, Sebastian Abeck, Bernhard Neumair
R2,614 Discovery Miles 26 140 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

""This is a comprehensive book covering architecture, implementation, and operational use of all the current approaches to management-OSI/TMN, SNMP, CORBA, DMTF, and Web-based. It not only covers most of the modern approaches to management but also includes interoperation between these approaches and the use of stand-alone tools such as protocol analyzers. It will be very useful as a reference book for students, researchers, and industry practitioners.""

-Professor Morris Sloman, Department of Computing, Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine

""A comprehensive reference on the management of networked systems, this book is a must-have for any network or management system architect and anybody else in need of a deep understanding of network management technologies, tools, and practices. Professor Hegering and his team present a complete analysis of integrated network management architectures, tools, system development, and operational use.""

-Branislav Meandzija, General Instrument Corporation

""Highly respected experts Hegering, Abeck, and Neumair offer the most comprehensive presentation of systems and network management that I've seen to date. This book provides an excellent foundation of traditional and emergent technologies that every student and industry practitioner should read.""

-Lisa Phifer, Vice President, Core Competence, Inc.

Features
Teaches the enduring principles at work in a holistic, integrated approach to systems management.
Covers SNMPv3, CORBA Version 2, DMI 2.0, and CIM 2.0, as well as Java- and Web-based management architectures.
Presents the perspective of an IT service provider responsible for maintaining Quality of Service levels.
Describes the functionality of management tools used in the real world-and expert advice on choosing one right for your organization.

* Teaches the enduring principles at work in a holistic, integrated approach to systems management.
* Covers SNMPv3, CORBA Version 2, DMI 2.0, and CIM 2.0, as well as Java- and Web-based management architectures.
* Presents the perspective of an IT service provider responsible for maintaining Quality of Service levels.
* Describes the functionality of management tools used in the real world-and expert advice on choosing one right for your organization.

Interconnecting Smart Objects with IP - The Next Internet (Paperback): Jean-Philippe Vasseur, Adam Dunkels Interconnecting Smart Objects with IP - The Next Internet (Paperback)
Jean-Philippe Vasseur, Adam Dunkels
R1,258 R1,056 Discovery Miles 10 560 Save R202 (16%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Smart object technology, sometimes called the Internet of Things, is having a profound impact on our day-to-day lives. "Interconnecting Smart Objects with IP" is the first book that takes a holistic approach to the revolutionary area of IP-based smart objects. Smart objects are the intersection of networked embedded systems, wireless sensor networks, ubiquitous and pervasive computing, mobile telephony and telemetry, and mobile computer networking. This book consists of three parts, Part I focuses on the architecture of smart objects networking, Part II covers the hardware, software, and protocols for smart objects, and Part III provides case studies on how and where smart objects are being used today and in the future. The book covers the fundamentals of IP communication for smart objects, IPv6, and web services, as well as several newly specified low-power IP standards such as the IETF 6LoWPAN adaptation layer and the RPL routing protocol. This book contains essential information not only for the technical reader but also for policy makers and decision makers in the area of smart objects both for private IP networks and the Internet.
Shows in detail how connecting smart objects impacts our lives with practical implementation examples and case studies Provides an in depth understanding of the technological and architectural aspects underlying smart objects technology Offers an in-depth examination of relevant IP protocols to build large scale smart object networks in support of a myriad of new services

TCP/IP Sockets in Java - Practical Guide for Programmers (Paperback, 2nd edition): Kenneth L. Calvert, Michael J. Donahoo TCP/IP Sockets in Java - Practical Guide for Programmers (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Kenneth L. Calvert, Michael J. Donahoo
R546 Discovery Miles 5 460 Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

The networking capabilities of the Java platform have been extended considerably since the first edition of the book. This new edition covers version 1.5-1.7, the most current iterations, as well as making the following improvements:
The API (application programming interface) reference sections in each chapter, which describe the relevant parts of each class, have been replaced with (i) a summary section that lists the classes and methods used in the code, and (ii) a ?gotchas? section that mentions nonobvious or poorly-documented aspects of the objects.
In addition, the book covers several new classes and capabilities introduced in the last few revisions of the Java platform. New abstractions to be covered include NetworkInterface, InterfaceAddress, Inet4/6Address, SocketAddress/InetSocketAddress, Executor, and others; extended access to low-level network information; support for IPv6; more complete access to socket options; and scalable I/O. The example code is also modified to take advantage of new language features such as annotations, enumerations, as well as generics and implicit iterators where appropriate.
Most Internet applications use sockets to implement network communication protocols. This book's focused, tutorial-based approach helps the reader master the tasks and techniques essential to virtually all client-server projects using sockets in Java. Chapter 1 provides a genral overview of networking concepts to allow readers to synchronize the concepts with terminology. Chapter 2 introduces the mechanics of simple clients and servers. Chapter 3 covers basic message construction and parsing. Chapter 4 then deals with techniques used to build more robust clients and servers. Chapter 5 (NEW) introduces the scalable interface facilities which were introduced in Java 1.5, including the buffer and channel abstractions. Chapter 6 discusses the relationship between the programming constructs and the underlying protocol implementations in more detail. Programming concepts are introduced through simple program examples accompanied by line-by-line code commentary that describes the purpose of every part of the program. The book's Web site contains many examples of command-based sockets-related code discussed throughout the book. No other resource presents so concisely or so effectively the material necessary to get up and running with Java sockets programming.
KEY FEATURES
* Focused, tutorial-based instruction in key sockets programming techniques allows reader to quickly come up to speed on Java applications.
* Concise and up-to-date coverage of the most recent platform (1.7) for Java
applications in networking technology
* Provides code for all example programs via a companion Web site to let the reader see the important objects and methods in context and to understand the purpose of each line of code.

Multicast Sockets - Practical Guide for Programmers (Paperback): Kevin C. Almeroth, David B. Makofske Multicast Sockets - Practical Guide for Programmers (Paperback)
Kevin C. Almeroth, David B. Makofske
R590 R508 Discovery Miles 5 080 Save R82 (14%) Special order


"Multicast Sockets: Practical Guide for Programmers" is a hands-on, application-centric approach to multicasting (as opposed to a network-centric one) that is filled with examples, ideas, and experimentation. Each example builds on the last to introduce multicast concepts, frameworks, and APIs in an engaging manner that does not burden the reader with lots of theory and jargon. The book is an introduction to multicasting but assumes that the reader has a background in network programming and is proficient in C or Java. After reading the book, you will have a firm grasp on how to write a multicast program.
Features:
* Author team of instructor and application programmer is reflected in this rich instructional and practical approach to the subject material
* Only book available that provides a clear, concise, application-centric approach to programming multicast applications and covers several languages C, Java, and C# on the .NET platform
* Covers important topics like service models, testing reachability, and addressing and scoping.
* Includes numerous examples and exercises for programmers and students to test what they have learned"

IPv6 - Theory, Protocol, and Practice (Paperback, 2nd edition): Peter Loshin IPv6 - Theory, Protocol, and Practice (Paperback, 2nd edition)
Peter Loshin
R1,216 Discovery Miles 12 160 Special order

The second edition of "IPv6: Theory, Protocol, and Practice" guides readers through implemetation and deployment of IPv6. The Theory section takes a close, unbiased look at why so much time and effort has been expended on revising IPv4. In the Protocol section is a comprehensive review of the specifics of IPv6 and related protocols. Finally, the Practice section provides hands-on explanations of how to roll out IPv6 support and services.
This completely rewritten edition offers updated and comprehensive coverage of important topics including router and server configuration, security, the impact of IPv6 on mobile networks, and evaluating the impact of IPv6-enabled networks globally. Pete Loshin's famously lucid explanations benefit readers at every turn, making "Ipv6: Theory, Protocol, and Practice" the best way for a large diverse audience to get up to speed on this groundbreaking technology.
* The comprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date resource needed by network engineers and support staff, product developers and managers, programmers, and marketing professionals
* Divided into sections on theory, the protocol's technical details, and techniques for building Ipv6 networks, this book covers not only the protocol but the ways in which the protocol can be integrated into networks.
* Covers critical topics in depth, including router and server configuration, security, value assessment, and the impact of Ipv6 on global networks

Telecommunications Law in the Internet Age (Hardcover): Sharon K Black Telecommunications Law in the Internet Age (Hardcover)
Sharon K Black
R1,827 Discovery Miles 18 270 Special order


For companies in and around the telecommunications field, the past few years have been a time of extraordinary change-technologically and legally. The enacting of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and the development of international trade agreements have fundamentally changed the environment in which your business operates, creating risks, responsibilities, and opportunities that were not there before.


Until now, you'd have had a hard time finding a serious business book that offered any more than a cursory glance at this transformed world. But at last there's a resource you can depend on for in-depth analysis and sound advice. Written in easy-to-understand language, "Telecommunications Law in the Internet Age" systematically examines the complex interrelationships of new laws, new technologies, and new business practices, and equips you with the practical understanding you need to run your enterprise optimally within today's legal boundaries.
* Offers authoritative coverage from a lawyer and telecommunications authority who has been working in the field for over three decades.
* Examines telecommunications law in the U.S., at both the federal and state level.
* Presents an unparalleled source of information on international trade regulations and their effects on the industry.
* Covers the modern telecommunications issues with which most companies are grappling: wireless communication, e-commerce, satellite systems, privacy and encryption, Internet taxation, export controls, intellectual property, spamming, pornography, Internet telephony, extranets, and more.
* Provides guidelines for preventing inadvertent violations of telecommunications law.
* Offers guidance on fending off legal and illegal attacks by hackers, competitors, and foreign governments.
* Helps you do more than understand and obey the law: helps you thrive within it.

Policy-Based Network Management - Solutions for the Next Generation (Hardcover, New): John Strassner Policy-Based Network Management - Solutions for the Next Generation (Hardcover, New)
John Strassner
R1,561 R1,436 Discovery Miles 14 360 Save R125 (8%) Special order

Policy-Based Network Management (PBNM) systems enable business rules and procedures to be translated into policies that configure and control the network and its services. Those who manage network systems are aware that this approach can benefit both network management as well as the development of applications that use network services; however, the details surrounding these systems has been obscured by marketing hype, numerous acronyms, and theoretical complexities.
Policy-Based Network Management: Solutions for the Next Generation cuts through the hype surrounding PBNM and makes it approachable for those who really need to understand what it has to offer. The author, founder of the IETF Policy Framework working group, discusses system requirements, information models, and system components for Policy-Based Management. He also provide practitioners with a resource for developing and/or incorporating PBNM systems. As network systems become larger and more complex, creating policies for them has become a crucial step in the management of network systems, and this book is a welcome addition to this exciting approach.
* Presents a completely new approach to PBNM that unites the business, system, and implementation spheres.
* As the basis for examples and discussion, uses the DEN-ng information model, an easy-to-understand open standard tied closely to eTOM and NGOSS.
* Introduces the Ponder system, then examines Ponder extensions designed to enhance the structure of high-level policies and their application in a PBNM system.
* Filled with examples illustrating how policies are most effectively used in a PBNM system and what new directions PBNM is likely to take.

Sendmail: Theory and Practice (Paperback): Frederick M. Avolio, Paul Vixie Sendmail: Theory and Practice (Paperback)
Frederick M. Avolio, Paul Vixie
R1,190 Discovery Miles 11 900 Special order

* Provides 'cookbook recipes' and simplified explanations on how Sendmail works and how to manage a mail system * Examines e-mail and Sendmail by laying ground work and defining key terms * Progresses from the simple to the complex, providing knowledge
essential for both the interested user and the experienced system manager.

Sendmail is the ULTRIX, OSF/1, and BSD UNIX standard mail deliverer; however, Sendmail has been and is still considered by many to be impossible to understand. Sendmail: Theory and Practice explains Sendmail's history, architecture, configuration, and
maintenance. Systems managers wanting to learn how to set-up and maintain their mail system (made up of one or many computers) and interested readers wanting to learn more about electronic mail will find this book beneficial. The book explains how and
why Sendmail does what it does and provides practical advnce about designing and maintaining an electronic mail system. 'You need this book if you run a mail gateway, or if you have a really strong curiosity about how email works.' - C Vu, November 1995

Cache Memory Book, The (Hardcover, 2nd edition): Jim Handy Cache Memory Book, The (Hardcover, 2nd edition)
Jim Handy
R1,696 Discovery Miles 16 960 Special order

The Second Edition of The Cache Memory Book introduces systems designers to the concepts behind cache design. The book teaches the basic cache concepts and more exotic techniques. It leads readers through someof the most intricate protocols used in complex multiprocessor caches. Written in an accessible, informal style, this text demystifies cache memory design by translating cache concepts and jargon into practical methodologies and real-life examples. It also provides adequate detail to serve as a reference book for ongoing work in cache memory design.
The Second Edition includes an updated and expanded glossary of cache memory terms and buzzwords. The book provides new real world applications of cache memory design and a new chapter on cache"tricks."
Key Features
* Illustrates detailed example designs of caches
* Provides numerous examples in the form of block diagrams, timing waveforms, state tables, and code traces
* Defines and discusses more than 240 cache specific buzzwords, comparing in detail the relative merits of different design methodologies
* Includes an extensive glossary, complete with clear definitions, synonyms, and references to the appropriate text discussions

Globus (R) Toolkit 4 - Programming Java Services (Paperback): Borja Sotomayor, Lisa Childers Globus (R) Toolkit 4 - Programming Java Services (Paperback)
Borja Sotomayor, Lisa Childers
R940 Discovery Miles 9 400 Special order

The Globus Toolkit (http: //www.globus.org/toolkit/) is a key technology in Grid Computing, the exciting new computing paradigm that allows users to share processing power, data, storage, and other computing resources across institutional and geographic boundaries. "Globus Toolkit 4: Programming Java Services" provides an introduction to the latest version of this widely acclaimed toolkit. Based on the popular web-based The Globus Toolkit 4 Programmer's Tutorial, this book far surpasses that document, providing greater detail, quick reference appendices, and many additional examples. If you're making the leap into Grid Computing using the Globus Toolkit, you'll want "Globus Toolkit 4: Programming Java Services" at your side as you take your first steps.
+ Written for newcomers to Globus Toolkit, but filled with useful information for experienced users.
+ Clearly situates Globus application development within the context of Web Services and evolving Grid standards.
+ Provides detailed coverage of Web Services programming with the Globus Toolkit's Java WS Core component.
+ Covers basic aspects of developing secure services using the Grid Security Infrastructure (GSI).
+ Uses simple, didactic examples throughout the book, but also includes a more elaborate example, the FileBuy application, that showcases common design patterns found in Globus applications.
+ Concludes with useful reference appendices.

Deploying IP and MPLS QoS for Multiservice Networks - Theory and Practice (Hardcover): John William Evans, Clarence Filsfils Deploying IP and MPLS QoS for Multiservice Networks - Theory and Practice (Hardcover)
John William Evans, Clarence Filsfils
R1,388 Discovery Miles 13 880 Special order

QoS, short for "quality of service," is one of the most important goals a network designer or administrator will have. Ensuring that the network runs at optimal precision with data remaining accurate, traveling fast, and to the correct user are the main objectives of QoS. The various media that fly across the network including voice, video, and data have different idiosyncrasies that try the dimensions of the network. This malleable network architecture poses an always moving potential problem for the network professional.
The authors have provided a comprehensive treatise on this subject. They have included topics such as traffic engineering, capacity planning, and admission control. This book provides real world case studies of QoS in multiservice networks. These case studies remove the mystery behind QoS by illustrating the how, what, and why of implementing QoS within networks. Readers will be able to learn from the successes and failures of these actual working designs and configurations.
*Helps readers understand concepts of IP QoS by presenting clear descriptions of QoS components, architectures, and protocols
*Directs readers in the design and deployment of IP QoS networks through fully explained examples of actual working designs
*Contains real life case studies which focus on implementation

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