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Best Computer Networking Books To Read

Until you’ve consumed all of the best Computer Networking books, can you even claim to be a true fan?

1. Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 6Th Edn (2017)

 Best Computer Networking Books To ReadPlease Read Notes: Brand New, International Softcover Edition, Printed in black and white pages, minor self wear on the cover or pages, Sale restriction may be printed on the book, but Book name, contents, and author are exactly same as Hardcover Edition. Fast delivery through DHL/FedEx express. #62,200 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #15 in Computer Networks #148 in Databases & Big Data #7769 in Textbooks Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): Ross Keith W. And Kurose James F.

2. Networking for Beginners: Be Familiar with Computer Network Basics. Learn What a Computer Network is, Why It Matters and How Networking May Raise a Challenge to Machine Learning (2019)

 Best Computer Networking Books To Read**Buy the paperback version of this book and get the kindle book version for FREE**Are you going to start a new professional experience, which requires minimum knowledge of computer networking but you have no specific network awareness?Are you simply curious to know how your different electronic devices work together and which technologies are used to make this happen?Certainly, everyone agrees that the Internet, today, is the most important means of communication, not only for the information you can find on different websites. Think of the various email, chat and video communication tools, now available with extreme ease but with the…
Author(s): Scott Chesterton

3. Networking All-in-One For Dummies (2018)

 Best Computer Networking Books To ReadWhether you’re in charge of a small network or a large network, Networking All-in-One is full of the information you’ll need to set up a network and keep it functioning. Fully updated to capture the latest Windows 10 releases through Spring 2018, this is the comprehensive guide to setting up, managing, and securing a successful network. Inside, nine minibooks cover essential, up-to-date information for networking in systems such as Windows 10 and Linux, as well as best practices for security, mobile and cloud-based networking, and much more. …
Author(s): Doug Lowe

4. Computer Networking Problems and Solutions: An innovative approach to building resilient, modern networks (2018)

 Best Computer Networking Books To ReadComputer Networking Problems and Solutions offers a new approach to understanding networking that not only illuminates current systems but prepares readers for whatever comes next. Its problem-solving approach reveals why modern computer networks and protocols are designed as they are, by explaining the problems any protocol or system must overcome, considering common solutions, and showing how those solutions have been implemented in new and mature protocols. Part I considers data transport (the data plane). Part II covers protocols used to discover and use topology and reachability information (the control…
Author(s): Russ White, Ethan Banks

5. Computer Networking: The Complete Guide to Understanding Wireless Technology, Network Security, Computer Architecture and Communications Systems (Including Cisco, CCNA and CCENT) (2018)

 Best Computer Networking Books To Read**Buy the paperback version of this book and get the kindle book version for FREE**Are you pursuing a field that requires at least some knowledge of computer networking? Do you wish to learn about the future of networking and how electronics function? If this is true, then this is the guide for you.While other shorter books do not include ALL concepts, this book dives deep into the subject matter so that nothing is left out.Beginners, intermediate learners and advanced users have all learned from this guide. The book is designed to be an easy read that simplifies concepts as much as possible. By…
Author(s): Michael B White

6. Computer Networking First-Step (2004)

 Best Computer Networking Books To ReadYour first step into the world of computer networking Your first step to computer networking begins here! Welcome to the world of networking! Networking and the Internet touch our lives in untold ways every day. From connecting our computers together at home and surfing the net at high speeds to editing and sharing digital music and video, computer networking has become both ubiquitous and indispensable.   No experience needed! Computer Networking First-Step explains the basics of computer networking in easy-to-grasp language that all of us can understand. This book takes you on a…
Author(s): Wendell Odom

7. Networking Made Easy: Get Yourself Connected (Computers Made Easy) (2018)

 Best Computer Networking Books To ReadNetworking Made Easy is designed to take your overall networking skills from a beginner to the next level. Get a top-level understanding without a complex education. This easy to use guide will help you navigate your way to becoming proficient with network fundamentals and technology. About the AuthorJames Bernstein has been working with various companies in the IT field since 2000, managing technologies such as SAN and NAS storage, VMware, backups, Windows Servers, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Networking, Microsoft Office, Exchange, and more.He has…
Author(s): James Bernstein

8. Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, Global Edition (2016)

 Best Computer Networking Books To ReadComputer Networking, 7/EFor courses in Networking/Communications Motivates readers with a top-down, layered approach to computer networkingUnique among computer networking texts, the Seventh Edition of the popular Computer Networking: A Top Down Approach builds on the author #518,660 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): James Kurose, Keith Ross

9. Computer Networking Beginners Guide: Introductory Guide to Understanding Wireless Technology and Communications Systems Including Cisco, CCNA, and the OSI model (2019)

 Best Computer Networking Books To ReadDiscover the right way to start learning computer networkingThe information shared in this book has helped thousands of people understand computer networking. This book is a condensation of the most important step by step processes and will save you hundreds of hours on internet searches. Regardless if you have beginner, intermediate, or advanced knowledge in computer marketing this will narrow down the most fundamental and detailed steps. This book will give you a technical breakdown on routing, Cisco, CCNA, the OSI model, Ip addresses and more while being able to do everything on your own. #1,407,356 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)…
Author(s): Josh Daly

10. Computer Networking Beginners Guide: Ultimate Guide To Master Communication System Including Cisco And Ccna, Wireless And Cloud Technology, System … And Ip Subnetting (Computer Networking Easy) (2019)

 Best Computer Networking Books To ReadBuy the Paperback  version of this book, and get the Kindle eBook version included for FREEAre you a student or a professional who is keen to learn about computer networks? Are you fascinated by the world of computers and every other system that is responsible for the efficient operation of such a wonderful human invention?When you deal with computers on a daily basis, you should be aware of the backbone which supports this incredible invention.The truth is: Computers and technology rule the world today and most of us are not aware of the network that is…
Author(s): Ramon Base

11. The Architecture of Computer Hardware, Systems Software, and Networking: An Information Technology Approach (2014)

 Best Computer Networking Books To Read provides the right amount of technical detail needed to succeed in the field. This accessible introduction provides the basic principles of computer system architecture and organization in the context of the current technological landscape. The author provides chapters on the fundamentals of networking as it relates to computer systems as well as all kinds of business systems, from entrepreneurial to small business, networked, distributed, and more. This valuable book provides IT professionals with several real-world case studies that clearly show how the concepts are applied in the field. #333,213 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)…
Author(s): Irv Englander

12. Computer Networking for Beginners: Your Guide for Mastering Computer Networking, Cisco IOS and the OSI Model (Computer Networking Series) (2018)

 Best Computer Networking Books To ReadCurious about how the Internet works? Well, the Internet is formed of many, many interconnected computer networks. This Computer Networking book is designed for everyone who is willing to learn about all of the great stuff the Internet has to offer.You’ll learn all the basics stuff you need to know about computer networking from this book. You’ll become extremely familiar with terms like UTP, Ethernet, MAC, IP, TCP & UDP, etc.. It doesn’t matter if you are in charge of a small or a large network, at home or at an office, you will learn how to set everything up and how to keep it working. It’s…
Author(s): Ramon Nastase

13. Introduction to Networking: How the Internet Works (2015)

 Best Computer Networking Books To ReadThis book demystifies the amazing architecture and protocols of computers as they communicate over the Internet.  While very complex, the Internet operates on a few relatively simple concepts that anyone can understand. Networks and networked applications are embedded in our lives. Understanding how these technologies work is invaluable.  This book was written for everyone – no technical knowledge is required! While this book is not specifically about the Network+ or CCNA certifications, it as a way to give students interested in these certifications a starting point. #193,834 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #83 in Computer Networks…
Author(s): Dr. Charles R Severance, Sue Blumenberg, et al.

14. Networking For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech)) (2016)

 Best Computer Networking Books To ReadNeed networking know-how, but don’t know where to turn? Run—don’t walk—to the no-nonsense networking guidance offered in this friendly guide! Whether you’re a networking administrator or an everyday computer user looking to set up a network in your home or office, Networking For Dummies seamlessly gets you connected with the basics and gives you the knowledge to work out whatever kinks may come your way—in no time. A network can make everything in your home or office run more smoothly and easily, but setting one up can be challenging for even the most computer-savvy people. Well,…
Author(s): Doug Lowe

15. Information Technology in Theory (Information Technology Concepts) (2007)

 Best Computer Networking Books To ReadExplore the expansive world of information technology (IT) with this innovative book that will engage as it educates. The purpose of Information Technology in Theory is threefold: to provide a comprehensive and engaging overview of cutting-edge information technologies, to identify and discuss the fundamental principles underlying these technologies, and to investigate the reciprocal relationship between these technologies and society. Unlike other books on the market that focus exclusively on either the non-technical, business aspects of IT or the…
Author(s): Pelin Aksoy, Laura DeNardis

Best Computer Networking Books to Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some computer networking books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Real-time Communication Protocols for Multi-hop Ad-hoc Networks: Wireless Networking in Production and Control Systems

Author(s): Reinhard Gotzhein
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2020, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2470010

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING FOR BEGINNERS: 4 Books in 1. LINUX COMMAND-LINE + PYTHON Programming + NETWORKING + HACKING with KALI LINUX. Cybersecurity, Wireless, LTE, Networks, and Penetration Testing

Author(s): Dylan Mach
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2540497

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING 4 Books In 1: Data Science, Hacking with Kali Linux, Computer Networking for Beginners, Python Programming

Author(s): Jason Callaway
Publisher: , Year: 2020, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2544246

Elements of Computer Networking An Integrated Approach

Author(s): Narasimha Karumanchi; Dr. A. Damodaram; Dr. M. Sreenivasa Rao
Publisher: Career Monk Pub., Year: 2020, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2560278

Emerging Technology Trends in Electronics, Communication and Networking: Third International Conference, ET2ECN 2020, Surat, India, February 7–8, ... in Computer and Information Science (1214))

Author(s): Shilpi Gupta (editor), Jignesh N. Sarvaiya (editor)
Publisher: Springer, Year: 2020, Size: 48 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2574901

The Internet book: everything you need to know about computer networking and how the Internet works

Author(s): Comer, Douglas
Publisher: CRC Press, Year: 2019, 2018, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2351605

Signal and Information Processing, Networking and Computers: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Signal and Information Processing, Networking and Computers (ICSINC)

Author(s): Songlin Sun
Publisher: Springer Singapore, Year: 2019, Size: 33 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2313747

Mobile, Secure, and Programmable Networking: 4th International Conference, MSPN 2018, Paris, France, June 18-20, 2018, Revised Selected Papers

Author(s): Éric Renault, Selma Boumerdassi, Samia Bouzefrane
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 30 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2354235

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really best-sellers according to Washington Post, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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