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Principles of Computer Systems and Network Management


  • The first textbook on systems management

  • Provides overall framework and content for a complex and evolving field

  • Provides a reference for the field of systems and network management


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Dinesh Chandra Verma
    Pages 1-15
  3. Dinesh Chandra Verma
    Pages 17-61
  4. Dinesh Chandra Verma
    Pages 63-87
  5. Dinesh Chandra Verma
    Pages 89-110
  6. Dinesh Chandra Verma
    Pages 111-135
  7. Dinesh Chandra Verma
    Pages 137-163
  8. Dinesh Chandra Verma
    Pages 165-189
  9. Dinesh Chandra Verma
    Pages 191-220
  10. Dinesh Chandra Verma
    Pages 221-250
  11. Dinesh Chandra Verma
    Pages 251-255
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 257-260

About this book


Principles of Computer Systems and Network Management presents the algorithms, architectures, and design techniques for different aspects of system management.  The focus of the material is on showing the design principles underlying systems management tools and how concepts from various mathematical domains are applied to better manage computer systems.

It is an advanced book for a graduate level course in computer systems and/or networks management. It covers the techniques used for system design, system discovery, and approaches for managing fault, configuration, performance and security in a variety of computing environments.

Principles of Computer Systems and Network Management is also a useful reference for both IT and software development practitioners.


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Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.IBM T.J. Watson Research CenterYorktown HeightsU.S.A.

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