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Internet Book Everything You Need to Know about Computer Networking and How the Internet Works

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ISBN-10: 0132335530

ISBN-13: 9780132335539

Edition: 4th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Douglas E. Comer

List price: $113.32
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Internet Book, The: Everything You Need to Know About Computer Networking and How the Internet Works, 4/e utilizes a non-technical perspective to explain the technology of how computers communicate, what the Internet is, how the Internet works, and what the Internet can do for people. This book works to fully connect readers to the ldquo;big picturerdquo; by presenting a solid overview of networking and the Internet, rather than burying them with details. Comer assumes no prior background in computer networking or the Internet.Introduces computer communication system concepts and technology, reviews the history of the Internet and its growth, describes basic Internet technology and…    
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Book details

List price: $113.32
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/29/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

The Internet has Arrived
Introduction to Networking
Telephones Everywhere
The World Was Once Analog
The Once and Future Digital Network
Basic Communication
The Local Area Network Arrives
A Brief History of the Internet
Internet: The Early Years
A Decade of Incredible Growth
The Global Internet
A Global Information Infrastructure
How the Internet Works
Packet Switching
Internet: A Network of Networks
IP: Software to Create a Virtual Network
TCP: Software for Reliable Communication
Clients + Servers = Distributed Computing
Names for Computers
Why the Internet Works Well
Services Available on the Internet
Electronic Mail
Bulletin Board Service (Network News)
File Transfer (FTP)
Remote Login (TELNET)
Information Browsing (Gopher)
Advanced Browsing (WWW, Mosaic)
Tools for Automated Search (Archie, Veronica)
Automated Search of Document Contents (WAIZ)
Audio and Video Communication
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