Computer Networks: An Open Source Approach by Ying-Dar Lin, Ren-Hung Hwang, Fred Baker

By Ying-Dar Lin, Ren-Hung Hwang, Fred Baker

Ying-Dar Lin, Ren-Hung Hwang, and Fred Baker’s Computer Networks: An Open resource Approach is the 1st textual content to enforce an open resource technique, discussing the community layers, their functions, and the implementation matters. The ebook gains fifty six open-source code examples to slim the distance among area wisdom and hands-on talents. scholars examine through doing and are aided by means of the book's wide pedagogy.
Lin/Hwang/Baker is designed for the 1st direction in laptop networks for machine technological know-how undergraduates or first 12 months graduate scholars.

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25 and Frame Relay because it provides bandwidth allocation to individual connections. , for all links or only at end hosts. The hop-by-hop argument says that if the transmissions on all links are reliable and orderly, the reliability and order will be guaranteed for the end-to-end transmissions. However, this argument is true only when nodes are error free. Because a path consists of nodes and links, guaranteeing the correctness of link operations does not cover the correctness of node operations and hence that of the end-to-end delivery along the path.

Any attempt to connect two remote nodes must first find a path, a sequence of concatenated intermediate links and nodes, between them. A path can be either routed or switched. When node A wants to send messages to node B, the messages are routed if they are transferred through non-preestablished and independently selected paths, perhaps through different paths. By routing, the destination address of the message is matched against a “routing” table to find the output link for the destination. This matching process usually requires several table-lookup operations, each of which costs one memory access and one address comparison.

Beyond that, the throughput converges to the bandwidth. But in reality, the throughput might be lower than the offered load (see curve B) due to buffer overflow (in a node or link) or collisions (in a broadcast link) even before the offered load reaches the bandwidth. 5. With careful design, we might prevent that from happening by having the throughput converge to a value lower than the bandwidth. Latency: Node, Link, Path In addition to throughput, latency is another key measure we care about.

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