Drawing on his experience teaching TCP/IP to students and professionals worldwide, Adolfo Rodriguez has written an exceptionally complete, easy-to-understand, and up-to-date guide to TCP/IP. Ideal for beginners, this book covers the entire protocol suite -- including emerging protocols that address the Internet's most significant challenges. IBM TCP/IP instructor Adolfo Rodriguez starts by introducing TCP/IP's fundamental goals, roles, and components, and introducing the basic concepts that underlie the protocol suite. In Part II, Rodriguez surveys today's most important TCP/IP application protocols -- and introduces advanced protocols designed to support emerging wireless and multimedia applications. Next, he focuses on the latest trends in networking and infrastructure -- notably IPv6, security, Quality of Service, IP mobility, and MPLS. Along the way, Rodriguez identifies the serious challenges that TCP/IP is currently facing -- and the technologies and standards being developed to overcome them. For anyone who wants to understand the fundamentals of the Internet and TCP/IP -- including those new to networking.
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited