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Multi-Operating System Networking

Living with UNIX, NetWare, and NT, 1st Edition

By Raj Rajagopal

Auerbach Publications

1,360 pages

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Here is all the practical, hands-on information you need to build, manage and maintain a heterogeneous computing environment with hardware, software, and network equipment from a number of different vendors. Packed with real-world case studies and proven techniques for integrating disparate platforms, operating systems and servers, Multi-Operating System Networking is a one-stop, no-nonsense guide that shows corporate end-users how to make competing products fit into their environments efficiently, effectively and economically.

Table of Contents

SECTION I INTRODUCTION

I-1 A Brief History of LAN Operating Systems

Rob Walton and Kenneth W. Kousky

I-2 Assessing Desktop Operating Systems

Randall A. Nagy

I-3 Evaluating Client/Server Operating Systems: Focus on Windows NT

Gilbert Held

I-4 Transitioning from UNIX or NetWare to Windows NT

Nathan J. Muller

SECTION II PORTING AND DEVELOPING APPLICATIONS IN A HETEROGENEOUS ENVIRONMENT

II-1 Porting Issues Due to Operating System Differences

Raj Rajagopal

II-2 Porting Applications between Heterogeneous Environments/Rewriting Applications

Raj Rajagopal

II-3 Porting GUI Programs

Adam Faldalla, Victor Matos, and Paul J. Jalics

II-4 Visual Basic and Object-Oriented Development

William R. Constable, Jr. and Il-Yeol Song

II-5 Developing New Applications in a Heterogeneous Environment

Raj Rajagopal

II-6 Accessing Windows Applications from UNIX and Vice Versa

Raj Rajagopal

II-7 Developing Workstation-Based Client/Server Applications

Steven Rabin

II-8 Using Middleware for Interoperable Systems

Raymond J. Posch

II-9 Implementing OLE on Non-Windows Platforms Using ObjectBroker

Jeff Tancill and John Parodi

II-10 Comparing Object-Oriented Development and Component-Based Development Using Visual Basic, Powerbuilder, and Visual C++

Steve Krehbiel and Narasimhaiah Gorla

II-11 Java Application Development Including Database and Network Integration

Nathan J. Muller

II-12 Using Java for Application Development and Comparison with CGI/PERL

Nathan J. Muller

SECTION III DESKTOPS IN A HETEROGENEOUS ENVIRONMENT

III-1 Enterprise Desktops and Emulators

Raj Rajagopal

III-2 Desktop Evolution Driving Connectivity Technologies

Robin L. Zak

III-3 Considerations for Implementing Corporate Intranets

Nathan J. Muller

III-4 The Mainframe as Enterprise Server

Brian Jeffery

III-5 Managing Applications on the Network

Bill Yaman and John Fiske

SECTION IV DATA ACCESS IN A HETEROGENEOUS ENVIRONMENT

IV-1 Equivalent Features of DB2, Oracle, Sybase, and Ingres

Noelle Mesick and Il-Yeol Song

IV-2 Distributed Databases

James A. Larson and Carol L. Larson

IV-3 Publishing Database Information on the World Wide Web

James A. Larson and Carol L. Larson

IV-4 Heterogeneous Network File and Print Access

Raj Rajagopal

IV-5 Using CORBA to Integrate Distributed Database Systems

Bhavani Thuraisingham

IV-6 Accessing Multiple Databases Using Federated Databases

James A. Larson and Carol L. Larson

IV-7 Database Interoperability: From Federated Database to a Mobile Federation

Antonio Si

IV-8 Database Gateways and Interoperability

Martin D. Solomon

IV-9 Managing Multiple Databases across Heterogeneous Hardware and Software Systems

James Woods

IV-10 Object-Relational DB2

Nelson Mattos, Stefan Dessloch, Linda DeMichiel, and Michael Carey

IV-11 Legacy Data Conversion

James A. Larson and Carol L. Larson

SECTION V SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION IN A HETEROGENEOUS ENVIRONMENT

V-1 NetWare Considerations

Raj Rajagopal

V-2 Configuring Windows NT clients in a NetWare Environment

Gilbert Held

V-3 Comparing [Windows] NT and UNIX System Administration

Raj Rajagopal

V-4 Managing Distributed Network Systems Using Single Sign-On, Password Synchronization, and the Authentication Server

Jeffrey Carr

V-5 Managing Heterogeneous Environments

Raj Rajagopal

V-6 Business Continuity in the Distributed Environment

Steven P. Craig

V-7 Controlling a Multivendor Environment

Thomas Fleishman

V-8 Managing Multivendor Environments

Thomas Fleishman

V-9 The Help Desk in a Distributed Environment

John L. Connor

V-10 Job Scheduling in the Open Systems Environment

Randy Keck

V-11 Multiple Protocols: The Network Manager's Headache

Joe Pruskowski

V-12 Managing Multivendor Networks Using DEC's Polycenter Framework

Nathan J. Muller

V-13 Managing Multivendor Networks Using Hewlett-Packard's OpenView

Nathan J. Muller

SECTION VI COMMUNICATIONS IN A HETEROGENEOUS ENVIRONMENT

VI-1 The Essentials of Enterprise Networking

Keith G. Knightson

VI-2 High-Speed Services for LAN Interconnection

Nathan J. Muller

VI-3 Enterprise Network Strategies

Keith G. Knightson

VI-4 Enterprise Network Monitoring and Analysis

Colin Wynd

VI-5 Multicast Network Infrastructures

C. Kenneth Miller

VI-6 Internetworking at the Physical and Data Link Layers

David Koehler

VI-7 Planning, Designing, and Optimization of Enterprise Networks

Roshan L. Sharma

VI-8 Distributed Network Support and Control

Ira Hertzoff

VI-9 Comparing Popular E-mail Systems

Gary Cannon

VI-10 E-Mail and Internet in Heterogeneous Environments

Raj Rajagopal

VI-11 Managing Coexisting SNA and LAN Internetworks

Anura Guruge

VI-12 SNA-LAN Integration Strategies

Nathan J. Muller

VI-13 SNA Over Frame Relay

Dick Thunen

VI-14 Operating a Network [Manager's] Help Desk in a Heterogeneous Environment

Jeff C. Hafer

VI-15 An Expert Operating System That Manage Multi-Network Communications

Yemm anur Jayachandra, Hal Sanders, Gita Jayachandra

SECTION VII SECURITY IN A HETEROGENEOUS ENVIRONMENT

VII-1 Windows NT Server Security Features

Carol A. Siegel

VII-2 UNIX Security Features

Allen B. Lum

VII-3 Software Tools for Detecting Misuse on UNIX Systems

Stephen E. Smaha and Jessica Winslow

VII-4 Novell NetWare 4.X Security

Jeffrey L. Ott

VII-5 AS/400 Security Controls

Wayne O. Evans

VII-6 Implementing Kerberos in Distributed Systems

Ray Kaplan, Joe Kovara, and Glen Zorn

VII-7 E-Mail Security Using Pretty Good Privacy

William Stallings

VII-8 Introduction to Internet Security and Firewall Policies

William Hugh Murray

VII-9 Applets and Network Security

Al Berg

VII-10 Oracle Database Security

Mary Ann Davidson

VII-11 Relational Database Access Controls Using SQL

Ravi S. Sandhu

SECTION VIII DISTRIBUTED HETEROGENEOUS SYSTEMS

VIII-1 Developments and Challenges in Distributed Data Communications Management Systems

Bhavani Thuraisingham

VIII-2 Distributed Processing for Distributed Databases

Michael D. Krasowski

VIII-3 Securing Distributed Data Networks

Nathan J. Muller

VIII-4 Managing Distributed Computing

Richard Ross

SECTION IX IMPLEMENTING HETEROGENEOUS SYSTEMS

IX-1 Heterogeneous Solution Selection Factors and Guidelines

Raj Rajagopal

IX-2 Acquiring Systems for Multivendor Environments

Thomas Fleishman

IX-3 Evaluating Vendor Support Policies

James A. Papola

IX-4 WAN Network Integration: A Case Study

Charles Breakfield

IX-5 Remote LAN/WAN Connections: A Case Study

Charles Breakfield and Roxanne Burkey

IX-6 Frame Relay in an IBM Environment

Glenn R. Brown

IX-7 Turning Host Developers into Object Technicians

Steven Rabin

SECTION X AUDITING SYSTEMS

X-1 Auditing Windows NT LANs

Paul Cullen

X-2 Auditing UNIX: General, Log-In, and Superuser Security

Dan Schultes

X-3 Auditing UNIX: Security Issues, Change Control, and Disaster Recovery

Dan Schultes

APPENDIXES

Additional Information

Glossary

INDEX

About the Series

Best Practices

Learn more…

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM032000
COMPUTERS / Information Technology
COM043000
COMPUTERS / Networking / General
COM046000
COMPUTERS / Operating Systems / General