Guide to Reliable Internet Services and Applications

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This guide addresses the challenges faced by service providers and the approaches they use to deliver reliable networks and networked application services. The book offers a systematic, inter-disciplinary approach and coverage of practical problems arising in real, operational deployments. Leading practitioners and researchers present their perspectives, and provide "best practices". Features: Introduces the challenges of building reliable networks and services; Examines network reliability modeling and network ...

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Overview

This guide addresses the challenges faced by service providers and the approaches they use to deliver reliable networks and networked application services. The book offers a systematic, inter-disciplinary approach and coverage of practical problems arising in real, operational deployments. Leading practitioners and researchers present their perspectives, and provide "best practices". Features: Introduces the challenges of building reliable networks and services; Examines network reliability modeling and network planning; Investigates inter-domain reliability and overlay networks; Explores the critical function of network configuration management; Discusses network measurement and performance monitoring; Covers network management systems; Presents an approach to the design of reliable network application software, and an overview of server capacity and performance engineering. This text is suitable for an advanced undergraduate or graduate course, and will be of value to researchers and practitioners.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781447125549
  • Publisher: Springer London
  • Publication date: 7/1/2012
  • Series: Computer Communications and Networks Series
  • Edition description: 2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 644
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction and Reliable Network Design
The Challenge of Building Reliable Networks and Networked Application Services
Charles R. Kalmanek and Y. Richard Yang
Structural Overview of ISP Networks
Bob Doverspike, Chris Chase and K.K. Ramakrishnan

Part II: Reliability Modeling and Network Planning

Reliability Metrics for Routers in IP Networks
Yakov Kogan
Network Performability Evaluation
Kostas Oikonomou

Robust Network Planning
Matt Roughan
Part III: Inter-domain Reliability and Overlay Networks

Inter-domain Routing and Reliability
Lixin Gao and Feng Wang
Overlay Networking and Resiliency
Misha Rabinovich and Bobby Bhattacharjee
Part IV: Configuration Management

Network Configuration Management
Brian Freeman

Network Configuration Validation
Sanjai Narain, Rajesh Talpade and Gary Levin
Part V: Network Measurement
Measurement of Data Plane Reliability and Performance
Nick Duffield and Al Morton
Measurement of Control Plane Reliability and Performance
Aman Shaikh and Lee Breslau

Part VI: Network and Security Management, and Disaster Preparedness
Network Management: Fault Management, Performance Management and Planned Maintenance
Jennifer Yates and Zihui Ge

Network Security: A Service Provider View
Kobus van der Merwe and Brian Rexroad
Disaster Preparedness and Resiliency
Bobbi Bailey
Part VII: Reliable Application Services

Building Large-scale, Reliable Network Applications
Alan Glasser

Capacity and Performance Engineering for Networked Application Servers
Paul Reeser

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