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This practical, detailed tutorial examines the relationships of data communications and distributed networks_with emphasis on distributed communications protocols, distributed data bases and client-server relationships.
Provides a user-friendly, non-algorithmic description of the subject, with extensive use of graphics, flow charts, and tables.
Highlights prevalent distributed network protocols.
Describes how to manage distributed networks.
Explains how to partition databases and software into the distributed processors.
Features a comprehensive, practical case study on data communications, line loading and network design.
Provides expanded coverage of client-server relation-ships, remote procedure calls (RPCs), and remote data access (RDA).
Compares and contrasts the distributed aspects of OSI and TCP/IP.
Considers the Internet working of personal computers.
Reflects new standards, such as the IEEE 802 LAN and CCITT, Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) Standards and the revised X.25, X.75, X.3, X.28 and X.29 Standards.
Table of Contents
Overview of a Data Communications Network
Data Communications Systems Operations
Major Components in a Data Communications Systems
Software and Data Bases
Data Link Controls/Line Protocols
Distributed Network Architectures Remote Procedure Calls
Local Area Networks
Managing Distributed Systems