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Enhancing LAN Performance

1st Edition

By Gilbert Held

CRC Press

416 pages | 40 B/W Illus.

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Enhancing LAN Performance, Fourth Edition explains how to connect geographically separated LANs with appropriate bandwidth, the issues to consider when weighing the use of multiport or dualport devices, how to estimate traffic for new networks, the effects of configuration changes on the performance of Ethernet and Token Ring networks, the design of switch-based networks that prevent traffic bottlenecks, and other critical topics. It provides the tools to address these issues in relation to specific network requirements. This volume develops mathematical models of various LAN performance issues, enabling LAN managers to determine the answers that are right for their organizations.

Table of Contents

Enhancing LAN Performance, Fourth Edition explains how to connect geographically separated LANs with appropriate bandwidth, the issues to consider when weighing the use of multiport or dualport devices, how to estimate traffic for new networks, the effects of configuration changes on the performance of Ethernet and Token Ring networks, the design of switch-based networks that prevent traffic bottlenecks, and other critical topics. It provides the tools to address these issues in relation to specific network requirements. This volume develops mathematical models of various LAN performance issues, enabling LAN managers to determine the answers that are right for their organizations.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM043000
COMPUTERS / Networking / General
COM051230
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General