Architecture of Network Systems
The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Architecture and Design Series

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Network systems require technical skills in computer architecture, design methodologies, algorithm design, and networking. Architecture of Network Systems explains the practice and methodologies that will allow you to solve a broad range of problems in system design, including problems related to security, quality of service, performance, manageability, and more. Leading researchers Dimitrios Serpanos and Tilman Wolf develop architectures for all network sub-systems, bridging the gap between operation and VLSI. Discussing the major challenges in the design of networks and the architectures that have been developed, Serpanos and Wolf provide a systematic treatment of network architectures, from the basics to advanced topics.



  • This is the first book to provide comprehensive coverage of the technical aspects of network systems, including processing systems, hardware technologies, memory managers, software routers, and more.
  • Develops a systematic approach to network architectures, based on the OSI reference model, that is useful for practitioners at every level.
  • Covers both the important basics and cutting-edge topics in network systems architecture, including Quality of Service and Security for mobile, real-time P2P services, Low-Power Requirements for Mobile Systems, and next generation Internet systems.

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Networks and Network Systems

Chapter 3 Performance Requirements

Chapter 4 Interconnects and Switching Fabrics

Chapter 5 Network Adapters

Chapter 6 Bridges and L-2 Switches

Chapter 7 Routers (including software routers)

Chapter 8 Gateways

Chapter 9 Application Layer Systems--Deep Packet Inspection

Chapter 10 Quality-of-Service and Security

Chapter 11 Specialized Hardware Components I: Memory and Memory Management

Chapter 12 Specialized Hardware Components II: Network Processors

Chapter 13 Power Issues in Network Systems

Chapter 14 Networks-on-Chips and Network Systems

Chapter 15 Operating Systems for Network Systems

Chapter 16 Next-Generation Internet Systems Architecture

Appendix A: The ISO OSI Reference Model and Network Protocols

Practicing engineers designing the architecture of network systems; Graduate students in computer engineering and computer science studying network system design.