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Effectively integrating theory and hands-on practice, Networking Systems Design and Development provides students and IT professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to design, implement, and manage fully functioning network systems using readily available Linux networking tools. Recognizing that most students are beginners in the field of networking, the text provides step-by-step instruction for setting up a virtual lab environment at home.
Grounded in real-world applications, this book provides the ideal blend of conceptual instruction and lab work to give students and IT professionals a quick start in developing network systems using the Linux operating system. Leaving nothing to chance, it provides readers with detailed guidance through the many hands-on exercises.
Highlights fundamental networking concepts and theories
Addresses the server and client sides of Linux-based networking
Includes comprehensive lab exercises that use Ubuntu GUN/Linux
Supplies professors with instructions and resources to create and manage online computer labs as well as supplemental instructional materials
Provides an effective, low-cost alternative to traditional proprietary-based network systems
Creating and maintaining a fully functioning enterprise network system doesn?t have to be expensive. This self-contained text provides readers with the tools to create their own networks using open source materials?and the virtual lab environment to develop problem-solving skills that will serve them well in their careers.