Building on the success of the Second Edition, this informative guide details the hardware and software tools used to determine LAN (local area networks) performance. New chapters are included on Gigabit Ethernets, intelligent Switching Hubs, and LAN estimation models. Readers will actually learn how to develop models in order to predict LAN performance. A disk is included that contains all of the programs listed in the book.
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Enhancing LAN Performance covers a large number of practical methods that can improve the efficiency of networks. It shows how to estimate network traffic, determine availability and reliability of different network configurations and determine the number of ports required on access controllers. In addition it covers the line speed of WAN connections linking routes and how to work with images and techniques used to optimize Web traffic. For practising LAN administrators, designers, analysts and network managers. It is also essential reading for students of electrical & electronic engineering and communications.
* Includes new sections on Gigabit Ethernets and Intelligent Switching Hubs and LAN estimation models.
* Shows how to develop models in order to predict LAN performance.
* Advises how to adjust LANs for improved performance and make successful, cost-efficient decisions.
* Presents numerous techniques used to enhance the performance of local area networks and how to estimate LAN traffic.
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Book Description Wiley, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0471988367