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eBook How Networks Work (6th Edition) ePub

eBook How Networks Work (6th Edition) ePub

by Frank Derfler,Les Freed

  • ISBN: 0789727536
  • Category: Networking and Cloud Computing
  • Subcategory: Computers
  • Author: Frank Derfler,Les Freed
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: QUE; 6 edition (October 4, 2002)
  • Pages: 233
  • ePub book: 1593 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1370 kb
  • Other: docx mbr lrf azw
  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 186


Part of the best-selling How It Works series, How Networks Work is a stunning, full-color .

Part of the best-selling How It Works series, How Networks Work is a stunning, full-color illustrated title on networking technology. Each two-page spread provides the reader with the information they need to know to understand the fundamentals of connectivity. Each detailed illustration is labeled and annotated in easy to comprehend terms. He has used the resources of the magazine to create a book that gives important advice and insight, but doesn't bury you in technobabble.

Derfler, Frank J; Freed, Le.

Derfler, Frank J; Freed, Les. Publication date. Computer networks, Local area networks (Computer networks).

ISBN 13: 9780789727534. With lavish illustrations on almost every page, this book-like the entire How It Works series-teaches technology with detailed visuals on everything from the inner workings of a modem to the configuration of a Token Ring network.

by Frank J. Derfler Jr. and Les Freed. A good book for starters. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 20 years ago. For those seeking to expand their basic knowledge of networks, I was impressed with the graphics, illustrations, and technical descriptions. For what "holes" you may have in understanding network basics, this is a good one to gain an overview. Other Que books published have also been winners: "How PC's Work" and "How the Internet Works".

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Frank Derfler and Les Freed are a proven networking best selling combination. Their biggest success came with How Networks Work. Their previous network cabling book, Get a Grip On Network Cabling, was a sleeper success for Ziff Davis Press and is still used in many classroom teaching settings as the coursebook for cabling classes even though it was published 6 years ago and has been out of print for 2 years. Paperback: 400 pages.

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Les' latest book is PC Magazine's Guide to Home Networking, pubilshed by Wiley Books

Les' latest book is PC Magazine's Guide to Home Networking, pubilshed by Wiley Books. You can reach Les at les freeddavis. Articles by Les Freed.

How Networks Work is a stunning book, illustrated in full color, that takes readers through the inner-workings of network systems with simple explanations that avoid networking jargon.. The book begins by describing the basic principles of signaling and information packaging used in all systems and goes on to show how those principles work inside pieces of network equipment ranging from network interface cards to the Internet. This latest edition includes new technologies not covered in previous editions, including set top boxes, wireless palm, and more!


Qutalan Qutalan
Bleary eyed geeks cramming for their MCSE or CNE exams needn't bother with this text. However, people who are new to networks and in need of a context in which to place the many parts of networks will find that this book fills the bill. I especially appreciate the history of communications which allows the reader to see that contemporary networks didn't spring to life with the WWW but are part of a long, sophisticated, evolutionary process. Any professor of education will tell you that learning is facilitated by cultural literacy (see E.D. Hirsch) which is just what Derfler and Freed have created.
Malalrajas Malalrajas
My son liked it
Jack Jack
absolutely worth reading if you want to learn how telecommunication meets computers.
Peras Peras
Havent read the whole thing yet, but initially it looks good. If you want an idea of how networks work, give the book a try for yourself and then make a decision as to whether or not it was good for you. Opinions on here are driven by too many outside factors - draw your own conclusions from experience with the book, I say.
Obong Obong
What I thought was Good about this book:

- Nothing was inaccurate.

What I thought was Bad about this book:

- I didn't learn anything. For the most part, this book just gave a bunch of vocabulary "buzz" words, and "hand waving" of how the pieces fit together to make a network.

I read this book because I wanted to get a better understanding of How Networks Work. After reading this book, I know the names of major components involved in various networks; however, I still don't know how these components actually process the information. The book shows a traffic cop controlling the flow of information. Fine, the book gave me the name of the traffic cop(s), but I was hoping for a more down to earth explanation. Might as well just say that it magically happens!
The book is becoming a bit dated but the layout, readability of the text, and the content were spot on. The condition of the book was super-excellent. I only gave it four stars due to the dated material but I somewhat expected that. Very worthwhile for the cost.
Vuzahn Vuzahn
My students LOVE this book. They refer to it regularly. The flow charts and diagrams are invaluable. The systematic diagrams help students visualize how various networks components work individually and as a group. This is a great beginning network book as well as a reference tool. The chapters are short and to the point. Reproducing the diagrams without the text allows assessment of student understanding.
Read thru this prior to my interview with a networking company. Really helped get the terms in my head and the visual explanations are really helpful to every single beginner as well as a quick reference guide for professionals. Highly recommend it.