The TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) protocol suite forms the basis for the most widely used networking technologies in the world. This book describes the protocols that make up the TCP/IP protocol suite. Explores TCP/IP architecture; Application Layer protocols and services; Transport Layer protocols; Internet Layer protocols; Internet administration; and client-server programming. For users of a TCP/IP internet; technicians responsible for installing TCP/IP hardware and software products; technical staff members responsible for maintaining and administering a TCP/IP internet; and systems analysts, designers, and programmers who will be designing and implementing client-server applications that use TCP/IP internets for communication.
James Martin is the computer industry's foremost educator and information systems communicator, and is a world-renowned consultant and high-level advisor to government and industry. He is the author of nearly 80 best-selling books--many of which are regarded as the most authoritative sources of information on database, telecommunications, teleprocessing, interactive systems, the impact of computers on commerce and society, and software development tools and methodologies. Mr. Martin is regarded as "the father of CASE," and the originator of the information engineering and rapid application development methodologies.
Joe Leben, Leben, Inc., an independent consultant based in the Chicago area, writes books on information technology and develops technical training courses for the industry.