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ISBN 9780849398315
Published November 8, 1999 by Auerbach Publications
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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

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