Business Data Networks and Telecommunications / Edition 7

Business Data Networks and Telecommunications / Edition 7

by Raymond R. Panko
ISBN-10:
0136153402
ISBN-13:
9780136153405
Pub. Date:
05/21/2008
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
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Overview

Business Data Networks and Telecommunications / Edition 7

Using a unique modular approach, this comprehensive book discusses the key topics and issues essential to networking professionals. Its modular design is presented in two parts, and consists of eight core chapters followed by eight coordinated resource modules.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780136153405
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 05/21/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 624
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


Preface ..... xvii

1 Introduction ..... 1

A Tale of Two Companies ..... 1
The Basic Communication Model ..... 5
Standards ..... 10
The Transmission Layer ..... 18
Conclusion ..... 21
Core Review Questions ..... 22
Detailed Review Questions ..... 23
Thought Questions ..... 23
Projects ..... 24
References ..... 24

2 Beyond the Transmission Layer ..... 25

Introduction ..... 25
The Computer (Transport) Layer ..... 26
The Application Layer ..... 33
The User Layer ..... 42
Internet Access Via CSLIP and PPP ..... 43
Conclusion ..... 51
Core Review Questions ..... 54
Detailed Review Questions ..... 54
Thought Questions ..... 55
Projects ..... 55
References ..... 55

3 Terminal-Host Communication ..... 56

Introduction ..... 56
Terminal Emulation ..... 58
Telephone Transmission ..... 62
Asynchronous ASCII Transmission ..... 72
Other VT100 Transmission Settings ..... 74
The ISDN ..... 76
Conclusion ..... 80
Core Review Questions ..... 81
Detailed Review Questions ..... 81
Thought Questions ..... 82
Projects ..... 83

4 A Simple Ethernet LAN ..... 84

Introduction ..... 84
IEEE LAN Standards ..... 84
NUPOOLS: Building a LAN with Ethernet 10Base-T: The Physical Layer ..... 88
The MAC Layer: CSMA/CD and the 802.3 MAC Layer Frame ..... 94
Larger Networks ..... 100
Conclusion ..... 106
Core Review Questions ..... 107
Detailed Review Questions ..... 108
Thought Questions ..... 108
Projects ..... 109
References ..... 109

5 Other LAN Technologies .....110

Introduction ..... 110
The 802.5 Token-Ring Network ..... 110
100 Mbps LANS ..... 115
All-Switched LANS ..... 120
Radio LANS ..... 125
Conclusion ..... 126
Core Review Questions ..... 127
Detailed Review Questions ..... 128
Thought Questions, Projects ..... 128
References ..... 128

6 Local Internets ..... 129

Introduction ..... 129
Bridges ..... 133
Switched Local Internets ..... 139
Routers ..... 141
Internetting Devices in Perspective ..... 145
Backbones for Local Internets ..... 147
Conclusion ..... 150
Core Review Questions ..... 150
Detailed Review Questions ..... 151
Thought Questions, Projects ..... 152

7 Enterprise Internets ..... 153

Introduction ..... 153
Transmission Carriers and Deregulation ..... 154
Leased Line Transmission Links ..... 160
Switched Data Networks ..... 171
Common Switched Data Network Standards ..... 173
Conclusion ..... 180
Core Review Questions ..... 181
Detailed Review Questions ..... 181
Thought Questions ..... 182
Projects ..... 183

8 PC Networking ..... 184

Introduction ..... 184
Elements in a PC Network ..... 184
Communication Between Client PCs and Servers ..... 192
Other Services ..... 204
The NUPOOLS Server ..... 212
Conclusion ..... 213
Core Review Questions ..... 214
Detailed Review Questions ..... 215
Thought Questions ..... 215
Projects ..... 216

9 Network Management ..... 217

Introduction ..... 217
Network Management Systems ..... 218
Network Management Standards ..... 225
Fault Management ..... 233
Configuration Management ..... 235
Performance Management and Planning ..... 237
Security Management ..... 241
Accounting Management ..... 245
Outsourcing ..... 245
Conclusion ..... 246
Core Review Questions ..... 246
Detailed Review Questions ..... 247
Thought Questions, References ..... 248

10 Networked Communication Applications ..... 249

Introduction ..... 249
Electronic Mail ..... 251
Groupware ..... 262
Keyboard-Based Groupware ..... 264
VideoConferencing ..... 270
Electronic Meeting Rooms ..... 274
Production Systems ..... 276
Conclusion ..... 277
Core Review Questions ..... 278
Detailed Review Questions ..... 279
Thought Questions, References ..... 279

11 Networked Database Applications and Reengineering ..... 281

Introduction ..... 281
Data Applications ..... 281
Reengineering ..... 296
Conclusion ..... 299
Core Review Questions ..... 300
Detailed Review Questions ..... 300
Thought Questions, Projects, References ..... 301

A The OSI Architecture ..... 303

Introduction ..... 303
The OSI Architecture ..... 303
Conclusion ..... 315
Core Review Questions ..... 315
Detailed Review Questions ..... 316
Thought Questions, References ..... 316

B The Internet ..... 317

Introduction ..... 317
Basic Concepts ..... 318
Origins ..... 319
Human Communication Services ..... 323
Information Retrieval Services ..... 329
Accessing the Internet ..... 335
Tomorrow's Internet ..... 337
Conclusion ..... 338
Core Review Questions ..... 339
Detailed Review Questions ..... 339
Thought Questions ..... 340
Projects, References ..... 341

C The World Wide Web and Browsers ..... 342

Introduction ..... 342
The World Wide Web ..... 342
HTML ..... 349
Browsers ..... 363
Conclusion ..... 365
Core Review Questions ..... 366
Detailed Review Questions ..... 366
Thought Questions, Projects ..... 367
Appendix to Module C: HTML Codes ..... 368

D Advanced Topics in Point-To-Point Transmission ..... 373

Introduction ..... 373
Digital Codes and Encoding ..... 373
Bandwidth, Noise, and Speed ..... 378
Modems ..... 379
Core Review Questions ..... 389
Detailed Review Questions ..... 389
Thought Questions, References ..... 390

E Advanced Topics in V100 Terminal Emulation ..... 391

Introduction ..... 391
VT100 Terminal Emulation ..... 391
Core Review Questions ..... 395
Thought Questions ..... 395
Projects ..... 396

F Advanced Topics in LAN Technology ..... 397

Introduction ..... 397
Additional Ethernet Standards ..... 397
The 802.5 Token-Ring Standard ..... 404
Core Review Questions ..... 414
Detailed Review Questions ..... 414
Thought Questions, Projects, References ..... 415

G Telephone Service ..... 416

Pots ..... 416
The Traditional Telephone System ..... 417
Customer Premises Equipment ..... 421
Carrier Services and Pricing ..... 425
Cellular Telephones ..... 429
Conclusion ..... 436
Core Review Questions ..... 436
Detailed Review Questions ..... 437
Thought Questions ..... 438
Projects ..... 438
References ..... 439

H Advanced Topics in Internetting ..... 440

Basic TCP/IP Concepts ..... 440
Core Review Questions ..... 461
Detailed Review Questions ..... 462
Thought Questions, References ..... 463

I Managing a PC Network ..... 464

Introduction ..... 464
Installing a File Server ..... 464
Adding A User ..... 475
Ongoing Management ..... 482
Conclusion ..... 490
Core Review Questions ..... 491
Detailed Review Questions ..... 492
Thought Questions, Projects ..... 493
References ..... 494

J Advanced Topics in Management and Applications ..... 495

Introduction ..... 495
Encryption and Authentication ..... 495
Video Compression ..... 502
Document Conferencing ..... 504
Database Middleware ..... 505
Core Review Questions ..... 507
Detailed Review Questions ..... 507
Thought Questions, References ..... 508

Glossary ..... 509

Index ..... 540

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