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Title:
Dictionary of networking
Author:
Dyson, Peter, 1944-
Personal Author:
Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
London ; San Francisco, Calif. : Network, 1999.
Physical Description:
xiii, 448 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm + computer laser optical disk
General Note:
Previous ed. 1995.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780782124613
Format :
Book

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Central Library TK5105.5 .D97 1999 Book and Software Set Non-Fiction Area-Reference
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Summary

At Last--Clear and Comprehensible Definitions of All the Networking Acronyms, Terms, and Abbreviations You Need to Know

The Dictionary of Networking is a highly readable, authoritative guide to the extensive--and often bewildering--terminology of network computing. This completely updated, expanded third edition spans all aspects of networking hardware and software--from peer-to-peer networks to enterprise wide area networks (WANs), the Internet, and internetworking--and covers every major network operating system. Topics include:
* Certification programs
* Communications
* Industry standards
* The Internet and intranets
* LANs, MANs, WANs
* Mobile and wireless computing
* Network administration
* Networking theory and concepts
* Operating systems and environments
* PC and server hardware
* Protocols
* Security
* Slang
* Voice and data transmissions
This book contains more than 3,000 entries. Abbreviations and acronyms are cross-referenced to their definitions, and many entries include additional cross-references to related entries. You'll find clear, concise definitions, acronyms and abbreviations defined in context.


Author Notes

Peter Dyson has more than 20 years of experience in engineering, software development, and technical support. His computer-related publications range from technical research papers to more than a dozen books on operating systems and software. His other books for Sybex include Mastering Microsoft Internet Information Server 4 and The PC User's Pocket Dictionary .


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