More About The Book

Title: Network Systems Design
Using Network Processors
ISBN: 0-13-148927-5
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Author: Douglas Comer

Foreword by Larry Peterson.
Preface by Douglas Comer

What Others Have Said About Network Systems Design

``Finally, a book that helps reunite the disciplines of computer engineering and network engineering.''
-- Michael Hathaway, Austin Ventures
``A sturdy and clear explanation of the intricacies of designing and using network processors. I expect it to become the standard textbook on the subject.''
-- Craig Partridge, Chair, ACM SIGCOMM
``Professor Comer has done it again. This is another comprehensive book from him -- this time on designing network systems with a specific focus on the emerging area of network processors. Engineers and students will definitely find this book valuable.''
-- T. Sridhar, FutureSoft
``This book is required reading for anyone who wants to understand what goes on inside the plethora of magic boxes that make the Internet work.''
-- Larry Peterson, Princeton University
``The author shows an amazing understanding of the subtle issues.''
-- Paul Schmitt, Calix Incorporated
``This book is excellent: clearly written, easy to understand, and comprehensive.''
-- John Lin, Bell Labs
``Network Systems Design Using Network Processors is the right book at the right time. Upon seeing the book, friends who have recently entered the field of network processors invariably say something like, `I wish I'd had this book nine months ago!' It is an excellent fusion of network processing design principles, current architectures, and architectural directions. It is sure to become the standard text for this field the minute it hits the shelves.''
-- Dale Parson, Agere Systems
``Comer discusses all of the crucial architectural and economic decisions that drive modern network systems design today. Network Systems Design will be extremely helpful to engineers building those systems, as well as anyone interested in understanding how they work.''
-- Paul Phillips, Nauticus Networks

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