Richard Fox, Wei Hao
CRC Press; 1st edition
Internet Infrastructure: Networking; Web Services; and Cloud Computing (PDF) provides a comprehensive introduction to networks and the Internet from several perspectives: the underlying media; the hardware; the protocols; the servers; and their uses. The material in the textbook is divided into concept chapters that are followed up with case study chapters that examine how to configure; install; and secure a server that offers the given service discussed.
The ebook covers in detail the Apache web server; Bind DNS name server; and the Squid proxy server. It also provides background on those servers by discussing DHCP; DNS; HTTPS; HTTP; digital certificates and encryption; web caches; and the variety of protocols that support web caching.
Introductory networking content; as well as advanced Internet content; is also included in chapters on networks; TCP/IP; TCP/IP tools; LANs and WANs; cloud computing; and an examination of the Amazon Cloud Service.
Online resources include supplementary content that is available via the textbook’s companion website; as well useful resources for faculty and students alike; including: a complete lab manual; power point notes; for installing; configuring; securing and experimenting with many of the servers discussed in the textbook; power point notes; animation tutorials to illustrate some of the concepts; 2 appendices; and complete input/output listings for the example Amazon cloud operations covered in the ebook.
NOTE: The purchase only includes the PDF eBook of Internet Infrastructure: Networking; Web Services; and Cloud Computing. No access/online codes included.