Handbook of Network and System Administration - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444521989, 9780080553580

Handbook of Network and System Administration

1st Edition

Editors: Jan Bergstra Mark Burgess
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444521989
eBook ISBN: 9780080553580
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 9th November 2007
Page Count: 1028
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Description

1. Introduction

2. Arena

  1. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  2. Scaling Data Centre Services (M. Burgess)
  3. Automating System Administration: Landscape, Approaches and Costs (A.B. Brown, J.L. Hellerstein and A. Keller)
  4. System Configuration Management (A. Couch)3. Technology
  5. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  6. Unix and z/OS (K. Stav)
  7. Email (C.P.J. Koymans and J. Scheerder)
  8. XML-Based Network Management (J.W. Hong and M-J. Choi)
  9. Open Technology (J. Scheerder and C.P.J. Koymans)
  10. System Backup: Methodologies, Algorithms and Efficiency Models (A. Frisch)
  11. What Can Web Services Bring to Integrated Management? (A. Pras and J-P. Martin-Flatin)
  12. Internet Management Protocols (J. Schoenwaelder)4. Networks
  13. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  14. Management of Ad Hoc Networks (R. Badonnel, R. State and O. Festor)
  15. Some Relevant Aspects of Network Analysis and Graph Theory (G.S. Canright and K. Engo-Monsen)
  16. Knowledge Engineering Using Ontologies (J. Strassner)
  17. Application Integration Using Semantic Web Services (J. Vrancken and K. Koymans)5. Policy
  18. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  19. Security Management and Policies (M. Bishop)
  20. Policy-Based Management (A. Bandara, N. Damianou, E. Lupu, M. Sloman and N. Dulay)6. Computation
  21. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  22. On the Complexity of Change and Configuration Management (M. Burgess and L. Kristiansen)
  23. Complexity of System Configuration Management (Y. Sun and A. Couch)
  24. Predictable and Reliable Program Code: Virtual Machine-Based Projection Semantics (J.A. Bergstra and I. Bethke)7. Models
  25. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  26. System Administration and the Scientific Method (M. Burgess)
  27. System Administration and the Business Process (M. Burgess)
  28. System Reliability (T. Reitan)
    8. Business
  29. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  30. State-of-the-Art in Economic Management of Internet Services (B. Stiller and D. Hausheer)
  31. Service Provisioning: Challenges, Process Alignment and Tool Support (M. Brenner, G. Dreo Rodosek, A. Hanemann, H-G. Hegering and R. Koenig)
  32. IT Service Management (P.F.L. Scheffel and J. Strassner)
  33. Decision and Control Factors for IT-Sourcing (G. Delen)
  34. How Do ICT Professionals Perceive Outsourcing? (D. Hoogeveen)9. Professional
  35. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  36. Systems Administration as a Self-Organizing System: The Professionalization of SA via Interest and Advocacy Groups (S. Rose Chalup)
  37. Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects of Systems (S. Fagernes and K. Ribu)

Key Features

  • Covers data center planning and design
  • Discusses configuration management
  • Illustrates business modeling and system administration
  • Provides the latest theoretical developments

Readership

This book is suitable for academics, industrial centres and large companies.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Arena

  1. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  2. Scaling Data Centre Services (M. Burgess)
  3. Automating System Administration: Landscape, Approaches and Costs (A.B. Brown, J.L. Hellerstein and A. Keller)
  4. System Configuration Management (A. Couch)3. Technology
  5. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  6. Unix and z/OS (K. Stav)
  7. Email (C.P.J. Koymans and J. Scheerder)
  8. XML-Based Network Management (J.W. Hong and M-J. Choi)
  9. Open Technology (J. Scheerder and C.P.J. Koymans)
  10. System Backup: Methodologies, Algorithms and Efficiency Models (A. Frisch)
  11. What Can Web Services Bring to Integrated Management? (A. Pras and J-P. Martin-Flatin)
  12. Internet Management Protocols (J. Schoenwaelder)4. Networks
  13. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  14. Management of Ad Hoc Networks (R. Badonnel, R. State and O. Festor)
  15. Some Relevant Aspects of Network Analysis and Graph Theory (G.S. Canright and K. Engo-Monsen)
  16. Knowledge Engineering Using Ontologies (J. Strassner)
  17. Application Integration Using Semantic Web Services (J. Vrancken and K. Koymans)5. Policy
  18. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  19. Security Management and Policies (M. Bishop)
  20. Policy-Based Management (A. Bandara, N. Damianou, E. Lupu, M. Sloman and N. Dulay)6. Computation
  21. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  22. On the Complexity of Change and Configuration Management (M. Burgess and L. Kristiansen)
  23. Complexity of System Configuration Management (Y. Sun and A. Couch)
  24. Predictable and Reliable Program Code: Virtual Machine-Based Projection Semantics (J.A. Bergstra and I. Bethke)7. Models
  25. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  26. System Administration and the Scientific Method (M. Burgess)
  27. System Administration and the Business Process (M. Burgess)
  28. System Reliability (T. Reitan)
    8. Business
  29. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  30. State-of-the-Art in Economic Management of Internet Services (B. Stiller and D. Hausheer)
  31. Service Provisioning: Challenges, Process Alignment and Tool Support (M. Brenner, G. Dreo Rodosek, A. Hanemann, H-G. Hegering and R. Koenig)
  32. IT Service Management (P.F.L. Scheffel and J. Strassner)
  33. Decision and Control Factors for IT-Sourcing (G. Delen)
  34. How Do ICT Professionals Perceive Outsourcing? (D. Hoogeveen)9. Professional
  35. Comment (J. Bergstra and M. Burgess)
  36. Systems Administration as a Self-Organizing System: The Professionalization of SA via Interest and Advocacy Groups (S. Rose Chalup)
  37. Ethical, Legal and Social Aspects of Systems (S. Fagernes and K. Ribu)

Details

No. of pages:
1028
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080553580
Hardcover ISBN:
9780444521989

About the Editor

Jan Bergstra

Jan Bergstra is a professor of computer science at the University of Amsterdam, a part time professor of applied logic at Utrecht University (both NL) and he is a honorary visiting professor with the University of Swansea (UK). His main resarch interest has been computability theory, process algebra and abstract data types, but he worked in many other aspects of computer science as well, including in particular decidability problems that arise in the theory of computer virusses. He is a member of the Academia Europaea. He is currently managing editor of 'Science of Computer Programming' and the 'Journal of Logic and Algebraic Programming'.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Amsterdam, Informatics Institute, The Netherlands

Mark Burgess

Affiliations and Expertise

Oslo University College, Faculty of Engineering, Norway