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Networks and Systems Management : Platforms Analysis and Evaluation - Iosif G. Ghetie

Networks and Systems Management

Platforms Analysis and Evaluation

Hardcover Published: 31st March 1997
ISBN: 9780792398790
Number Of Pages: 512

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This book provides a comprehensive methodology for analysis and evaluation of technical characteristics and features of distributed networks and systems management platforms. The analysis covers management platforms run-time, development, and implementation environments. Operability, scalability, interoperability, and aspects of applications portability are discussed. Topics include:

  • open systems and distributed management platforms;
  • analysis of management platform components such as graphical user interface, event management, communications, object manipulation, database management, hardware, operating systems, distributed directory, security and time services;
  • in-depth analysis of network and systems management applications;
  • comprehensive evaluation of Bull ISM/OpenMaster, Cabletron Spectrum, Cambio Networks (COMMAND), Computer Associates CA-Unicenter, DEC TeMIP and PolyCenter NetView, HP OpenView, IBM NetView for AIX and TMN WorkBench for AIX Applications Development Environment, Microsoft SMS, Network Management Forum SPIRIT, Remedy Corporation ARS, Sun Solstice Enterprise Manager and SunNet Manager, and Tivoli TME management platforms and their applications;
  • state-of-the-art in distributed management technology;
  • network and systems management standards;
  • practical information on evaluating and selecting management platformsÅ“/LISTÅ“.
    Networks and Systems Management: Platforms Analysis and Evaluation is a technical reference work on distributed management platforms for network operators, systems administrators, computer engineers, network designers, developers and planners. It can also be used as an advanced level textbook or reference work in courses on operation and management of data communications, telecommunications and distributed computing systems.

  • List Of Figures
    List Of Tables
    Distributed Management Overviewp. 5
    Management Platforms and Open Systemsp. 15
    Management Platforms Characterizationp. 43
    User Interface Servicesp. 61
    Event Management Servicesp. 79
    Communication Servicesp. 103
    Object Manipulation Servicesp. 129
    Database Management Servicesp. 149
    Management Operations Support Servicesp. 165
    Hardware, Operating Systems, and Distributed Servicesp. 185
    Management Platforms Development Environmentp. 211
    Management Platforms Implementation Environmentp. 231
    Management Applications Capabilities Analysis - Ip. 251
    Management Applications Capabilities Analysis - IIp. 281
    Network Management Platforms Analysisp. 321
    Systems Management Platforms Analysisp. 379
    Management Applications Analysisp. 409
    Management Platforms Evaluation Criteriap. 431
    Management Platforms: Limitations and Development Trendsp. 455
    Conclusionsp. 473
    Referencesp. 485
    List Of Acronymsp. 493
    Indexp. 505
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    ISBN: 9780792398790
    ISBN-10: 0792398793
    Audience: Professional
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 512
    Published: 31st March 1997
    Publisher: Springer
    Country of Publication: NL
    Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.12
    Weight (kg): 2.05