Re: Books

From: Steven Kurylo <sk_at_no.spam.please>
Date: Fri Jul 22 2005 - 13:15:52 CST

>For books, particularly for programming and network stuff, check out Safari
>bookshelf. It's a subscription service and has all the Oreilly books and
>many if not all the Cisco books and plenty of other stuff. I like it
>because you don't have to invest in books that go out of date.
I've thought of that, but I need some paper. I'd much rather have a
real book.

>For networking, if you want the gory details of TCP/IP, I'd suggest TCP/IP
>illustrated (2 volumes) by Richard Stevens. I think the Cisco Press books
>are pretty good for practical info on routing protocols. Was there a
>particular area of networking you were interested in? The subject are is
>pretty broad (like the general term programming). For very general
>computer networking, I think the standard text is still Andrew Tanebaums
>"Computer Networks".
I know its pretty general, but I'm not sure what else I want to know
:-) I have the Unix System Admin Handbook which briefly talks about
some concepts. I hadn't heard of RIP before reading it. What else is
out there? Maybe my only choice left is those highly specific books.
I'll look into Computer Networks.

Received on Fri Jul 22 13:15:56 2005

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