High-Speed Networks and Internets, 2/e By William Stallings (9788177585698)


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High-Speed Networks and Internets, Performance and Quality of Service Second Edition, William Stallings offers the most comprehensive technical book to address a wide range of design issues of high-speed TCP/IP and ATM networks in print to date. High-Speed Networks and Internets both the professional and advanced student an up-to-date survey of key issues. The Companion Website and the author’s Web page offer unmatched support for students and instructors. The book features the prominent use of figures and tables and an up-to-date bibliography.

Table of Content

  • PrefaceĀ Part One Background
    1. Introduction
    2. Protocols and the TCP/IP Suite
    3. TCP and IP

    Part Two High-Speed Networks

    1. Frame Relay
    2. Asynchronous Transfer Mode
    3. High-Speed LANs

    Part Three Performance Modeling And Estimation

    1. Overview of Probability and Stochastic Process
    2. Queuing Analysis
    3. Self-Similar Traffic

    Part Four Congestion and Traffic Management

    1. Congestion Control in Data Networks and Internets
    2. Link-Level Flow and Error Control
    3. TCP Traffic Control
    4. Traffic and Congestion Control in ATM Networks

    Part Five Internet Routing

    1. Overview of Graph Theory and Least-Cost Paths
    2. Interior Routing Protocols
    3. Exterior Routing Protocols and Multicast

    Part Six Quality of Service in IP Networks

    1. Integrated and Differentiated Services
    2. Protocols for QoS Support

    Part Seven Compression

    1. Overview of Information Theory
    2. Lossless Compression
    3. Lossy Compression


  • Appendix A: Standards and Standardsā€”Setting Organizations
  • Appendix B: Sockets
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Index

Salient Features

  • Unified coverage of integrated and differentiated services.
  • Up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of TCP performance.
  • Thorough coverage of next-generation Internet protocols including (RSVP), (MPLS), (RTP), and the use of Ipv6.
  • Unified treatment of congestion in data networks: packet-switching, frame relay, ATM networks, and IP-based internets.
  • Broad and detailed coverage of routing, unicast, and multicast.
  • Comprehensive coverage of ATM: basic technology and the newest traffic control standards.
  • Solid, easy-to-absorb mathematical background enabling understanding of the issues related to high-speed network performance and design.
  • Up-to-date treatment of gigabit Ethernet.
  • The first treatment of self-similar traffic for performance assessment in a textbook on networks (Explains the mathematics behind self-similar traffic and shows the performance implications and how to estimate performance parameters.)
  • Up-to-date coverage of compression. (A comprehensive survey.)
  • Coverage of gigabit networks. Gigabit design issues permeate the book.

Author: William Stallings
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN-13: 9788177585698
Language: English
Binding: Paper Back
Country of Origin: India
International Shipping: No

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Weight 0.940 kg


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