If you thought that ATM was nothing more than the name of the machine from which you withdraw money, prepare to meet an ATM of a more esoteric sort. The esoteric ATM is Asynchronous Transfer Mode, an important innovation in high-speed networking technology. In ATM For Dummies, networking experts Cathy Gadecki and Christine Heckart explain what ATM is, how it works, what its implications are, and (most important) how you can take advantage of it. Find out how to exploit ATM's capabilities for supporting mission-critical applications, for faster Internet access, and for more efficient intranets. The authors enlisted the help of many industry professionals who share their real-world ATM experiences with you. With plenty of practical information on everything from evaluating equipment and services to mixing existing systems effectively with new ATM hardware and software, ATM For Dummies offers the quickest and easiest access to this important, cutting-edge technology.... they have to be answered at least once. The mother of all solutions to these problems is ... Popular APIs are X/sockets in Unix and Winsock in Windows. APIs mask the complexity of the ... Chapter 7: When Should I Use ATM? APIs, Winsock 2.
|Title||:||ATM For Dummies|
|Author||:||Cathy Gadecki, Christine Heckart|
|Publisher||:||For Dummies - 1997-03-05|