Data Communications Gigabit Ethernet Handbook

Data Communications Gigabit Ethernet Handbook

by Stephen Saunders

Hardcover

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070579712
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 04/01/1998
Series: McGraw-Hill Computer Communications Series
Pages: 453
Product dimensions: 6.18(w) x 9.31(h) x 1.53(d)

Table of Contents


Part 1 Understanding Gigabit Ethernet ..... 1
Chapter 1 Gigabit Ethernet: A Cautious Overview ..... 3
Chapter 2 The Gigabit Ethernet Standard ..... 11
Chapter 3 Enhanced CSMA/CD: Packet Bursting ..... 29
Chapter 4 The Full-Duplex Repeater ..... 37
Chapter 5 Gigabit Ethernet: Physical Layer and Cabling Options ..... 53

Part 2 Gigabit Ethernet and Related Specifications ..... 61
Chapter 6 Associated IEEE Standards 802.1p, 802.1Q, and 802.3x ..... 62
Chapter 7 Enhanced CSMA/CD - Virtual Collision ..... 79
Chapter 8 Quality of Service on Gigabit Ethernet LANs ..... 91
Chapter 9 Implementing VLANs in a Gigabit Ethernet Network ..... 109

Part 3 Gigabit Ethernet and Routing ..... 125
Chapter 10 Gigabit Ethernet and Multilayer Switching/Routing ..... 127
Chapter 11 IP Switching and Gigabit Ethernet ..... 139
Chapter 12 Cells in Frames and Gigabit Ethernet ..... 159
Chapter 13 NT-Switches: Layer 4 Gigabit Ethernet and Windows NT Services ..... 179

Part 4 Gigabit Ethernet Versus Other High-Speed LANs ..... 203
Chapter 14 Comparing Gigabit Ethernet to Other High-Speed LANs ..... 205
Chapter 15 Choosing Between ATM and Gigabit Ethernet in the Backbone ..... 221
Chapter 16 Gigabit Ethernet and ATM: Complementary Technologies for Scaling Performance ..... 235

Part 5 Migrating to Gigabit Ethernet ..... 251
Chapter 17 Charting a Gigabit Ethernet Migration ..... 253
Chapter 18 Integrating Gigabit Ethernet into Legacy Networks ..... 265
Chapter 19 Scaling Ethernet Networks ..... 281

Part 6 Gigabit Ethernet Design Tutorials ..... 295
Chapter 20 How to Build a Gigabit Ethernet Network ..... 297
Chapter 21 Choosing Server Components for a Gigabit Ethernet Network ..... 317
Chapter 22 how to Optimize the Performance of Gigabit Ethernet End Stations ..... 345
Chapter 23 How to Prioritize Time-Sensitive Traffic on a Gigabit Ethernet LAN ..... 357
Chapter 24 Building a Data Utility ..... 375
Chapter 25 Managing Gigabit Ethernet Networks ..... 385

Part 7 Available Gigabit Ethernet Hardware ..... 313
Chapter 26 Selection Criteria for Gigabit Ethernet Switches and Hubs ..... 395
Chapter 27 The First Gigabit Ethernet Products ..... 413

Appendix: List of Vendors ..... 429
Index ..... 441

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