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Patterns in network architecture; a return to fundamentals.

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Patterns in network architecture; a return to fundamentals.

Day, John.

Prentice Hall Prentice Hall is a leading educational publisher. It is an imprint of Pearson Education, Inc., based in Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, USA. Prentice Hall publishes print and digital content for the 6-12 and higher education market. History
In 1913, law professor Dr.
 

2008

429 pages

$54.99

Hardcover

TK5105

Long-time practitioner Day uses his skills as a published historian to bridge the gap from the original ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency NETwork) The research network funded by the U.S. Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA). The software was developed by Bolt, Beranek and Newman (BBN), and Honeywell 516 minicomputers were the first hardware used as , for which he was involved in designing the protocols, to today's Internet. Along the way he analyzes the socioeconomic forces that he feels derailed progress and led to the current crisis in technologies and perceptions. He begins with seven fundamental and still unanswered questions during ARPANET's development and addresses core challenges that have the potential of being answered, covering the foundations of network architecture, protocol elements such as data units and data transfer mechanisms, patterns in protocols, including architecture paradigms, upper-layer architecture, naming and addressing, divining layers, the network interprocess communication See IPC.  model, making addresses topological to·pol·o·gy  
n. pl. to·pol·o·gies
1. Topographic study of a given place, especially the history of a region as indicated by its topography.

2.
, multihoming, multicast, and mobility. He advocates retreating from the blind alley blind alley
n.
1. An alley or passage that is closed at one end.

2. A mistaken, unproductive undertaking.


blind alley
Noun

1. an alley open at one end only

2.
 the Internet now inhabits and making a fresh start from the foundations up.

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