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Take an in-depth tour of core Internet protocols and learn how they work together to move data packets from one network to another. With this updated edition, you’ll dive into the aspects of each protocol, including operation basics and security risks, and learn the function of network hardware such as switches and routers. New chapters examine the transmission control protocol (TCP) and user datagram protocol in detail.


On Aug 3 Jeffery Rine wrote: Packet Guide to Core Network Protocols
Packet Guide to Core Network Protocols is a good book for explaining the most common form of networking, the Internet. Continue reading → Full Review  >

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On Jun 28 Santosh Shanbhag wrote: For the brave
Before I start my review of this book, let me narrate a story. Recently I had a crisis at work where certain users were not able to invoke web services. Of course, we had well-tested software using agile methodology and all that. My team knew our front-end and our backend very well. What we weren't well-versed with was the connection by which our front-end communicated with the backend. Full Review  >

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On Jun 24 John Brady wrote: Packet Guide to Core Network Protocols
Packet Guide to Core Network Protocols is a book that I wanted to like. The introduction indicates that this will be an exploration of network packets using Wireshark, and that the focus will be on the core protocols present on most modern networks, and that the intended audience encompasses anyone from network novice on up. Full Review  >

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On Jun 14 Surachart Opun wrote: Begin Network with Packet Guide to Core Network Protocols
Are you Network Engineer? No, I am DBA. No, I am SysAdmin. No, I am Programmer. However, It's not important what you are. Because Networking is necessary for IT Jobs. You should know basic network architecture, TCP/IP, IPv4, IPv6, Protocols and etc. This book instructs a basic network architecture, and shows what is OSI Model? what is protocol? what is TCP/IP? It shows the sample (photo) from Wireshark tool, that help readers understand more. When readers read each chapter finish, reader can do Review Questions and Lab Exercises also. It's good idea when you read, you do each step from Examples (helpful more). If You are new for Networking. After you read this book. You should to know(understand) OSI Model, TCP/IP, Ethernet, Internet Protocol, RFC and more... don't just read and do!!! you can find out more from reference in the book. Full Review  >

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