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Author: Hans-Georg Göhring; Franz-Joachim Kauffels
Publisher: Wokingham, Eng. ; Reading, Mass. : Addison Wesley, ©1992.
Series: Data communications and networks series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Token Ring is one of the dominant LAN systems today. The installation of Token Ring networks involve important strategic and technical considerations. This book provides network technicians and  Read more...


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Göhring, Hans-Georg.
Token Ring.
Wokingham, Eng. ; Reading, Mass. : Addison Wesley, ©1992
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hans-Georg Göhring; Franz-Joachim Kauffels
ISBN: 0201568950 9780201568950
OCLC Number: 26403080
Notes: Translation of: Token Ring.
Description: viii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction. Token Ring: History and Perspectives. Communications Technology in Distributed Data Processing. The development of Network System Architectures. LAN Summary. Areas of Application of Token Ring Networks. 2. Token Ring: Foundations. Overview. Data Flow in Token Ring. The Protocols of the Lowest Two Layers. Token Passing, Addressing, and Formats. The Token Ring Monitor. Connecting a Station to the Ring. Source Routing. Prioritization in Token Ring. Network Management: Functions of Lower Layers. IBM Alternatives. Evaluation of the ISO 8802.5 Token Procedure. 3. Basic Token Ring Hardware. General System-Independent Hardware and Associated Software. Hardware for Connecting Terminals to Token Ring Networks. 4. PC-Host Communication over Token Ring Networks. Software Interfaces for PCs. Current PC Emulation Programs in Token Ring. Token Rings for Linking Computers. 5. PC LAN Software in Token Ring. Basic Aspects of PC LANs. Servers. The IBM PC LAN Program. OS/2 Extended Edition and OS/2 LAN Server. OS/2 LAN Examples of Programs with Networking Capabilities. 6. Management and Monitoring of Networks. Network Management: Problems and Solutions. Network Management: IBM Facilities in Token Ring Networks. 7. Token Ring versus Ethernet. Ethernet: Basic Technology. Ethernet Standards and Formats. Comparison of Ethernet and Token Ring. Appendix. SNA Primer. Tasks and Development of SNA Networks. SNA Node Types and NAUs. The Functional Layers of an SNA System. SNA and OSI. Abbreviations. Bibliography. Index. 0201568950T04062001
Series Title: Data communications and networks series.
Other Titles: Token Ring.
Responsibility: Hans-Georg Göhring, Franz-Joachim Kauffels ; translated by Stephen S. Wilson.


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