Programming Erlang
Learn how to write truly concurrent programs-programs that run on dozens or even hundreds of local and remote processors. See how to write high reliability applications even in the face of network and hardware failure using the Erlang programming language. more »
OpenSocial Network Programming
OpenSocial is a set of common application programming interfaces for Web-based social network applications. As the first book on OpenSocial, this valuable resource discusses the unique area of social networking and the needs and different attributes of social network applications. You ll get step-by-step instructions for creating OpenSocial applications for multiple platforms and explore application development and deployment using integration technologies like the new Sun Zembly Platform. Plus, you ll examine newer technologies like the Sun Platform that allows even non-programmers the ability to mash up applications. more »
The Sustainable Network
The Sustainable Network demonstrates how we can tackle challenges, ranging from energy conservation to economic and social innovation, using the global network -- of which the public Internet is just one piece. To help solve a myriad of problems today, author Sarah Sorensen points out that the best tool for enacting change already exists, lying literally at our fingertips. This book demystifies the power of the network, and issues a strong call to action. more »
Security Power Tools
What if you could sit down with some of the most talented security engineers in the world and ask any network security question you wanted? Security Power Tools lets you do exactly that! Members of Juniper Networks' Security Engineering team and a few guest experts reveal how to use, tweak, and push the most popular network security applications, utilities, and tools available using Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, and Unix platforms. more »
Security Monitoring
How well does your enterprise stand up against today's sophisticated security threats? In this book, security experts from Cisco Systems demonstrate how to detect damaging security incidents on your global network -- first by teaching you which assets you need to monitor closely, and then by helping you develop targeted strategies and pragmatic techniques to protect them. These recommendations will help you select and deploy the very best tools to monitor your own enterprise network. more »
Beautiful Security
In Beautiful Security, today's security experts offer a collection of essays that describe bold and extraordinary methods to secure computer systems in the face of ever-increasing threats. You'll learn how new and more aggressive security measures work -- and where they will lead us. This far-reaching discussion takes you into the techniques, technology, ethics, and laws at the center of the biggest revolution in the history of network security. more »
Linux Networking Cookbook
If you want a book that lays out the steps for specific Linux networking tasks, one that clearly explains the commands and configurations, this is the book for you. Linux Networking Cookbook is a soup-to-nuts collection of recipes that covers everything you need to know to perform your job as a Linux network administrator. You'll dive straight into the gnarly hands-on work of building and maintaining a computer network. more »
Designing Large Scale Lans
This unique book outlines the advantages of a top-down, vendor-neutral approach to network design. Everything from network reliability, network topologies, routing and switching, wireless, virtual LANs, firewalls and gateways to security, Internet protocols, bandwidth, and multicast services are covered from the perspective of an organization's specific needs, rather than from product requirements. The book also discusses proprietary technologies that are ubiquitous, such as Cisco's IOS and Novell's IPX. more »
Hardening Cisco Routers
This succinct book departs from other security literature by focusing exclusively on ways to secure Cisco routers, rather than the entire network. The rational is simple: If the router protecting a network is exposed to hackers, then so is the network behind it. This is a reference for protecting the protectors, and author Thomas Akin supplies all the tools necessary to turn a potential vulnerability into a strength. more »
Network Security with OpenSSL
OpenSSL is a popular and effective open source version of SSL/TLS, the most widely used protocol for secure network communications. The only guide available on the subject, Network Security with OpenSSLdetails the challenges in securing network communications, and shows you how to use OpenSSL tools to best meet those challenges. Focused on the practical, this book provides only the information that is necessary to use OpenSSL safely and effectively. more »