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Christian Benvenuti received his masters degree in Computer Science at the University of Bologna in Italy. He collaborated for a few years with the International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, where he developed ad-hoc software based on the Linux kernel, was a scientific consultant for a project on remote collaboration, and served as an instructor for several training sessions on networking. The trainings, held mainly in Europe, Africa, and South America wereall based on Linux systems and addressed to scientists from developing countries, where the ICTP has been promoting Linux for many years. He occasionally collaborates with a non-profit organization founded by ICTP members, Collaborium.org, to continue promoting Linux on developing countries.In the past few years he worked as a software engineer for Cisco Systems in the Silicon Valley, where he focused on Layer two switching, high availability, and network security.
I can usually hook up the network. I want to find out how it works. I think this will help.Published 6 months ago by Bernd J. Ross
I only finished 10% reading and so far I liked and learned a lot from it. Not a bad buy and would recommend for newbies like me. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Anonymous
An unbelievable job covering the core networking code. If the author of this book had a follow-on volume including things left out due to space constraints, I would buy it in a... Read morePublished on August 12, 2009 by Mook Merkin
the item is just as the description of the seller, and it's a good transactionPublished on February 14, 2009 by J. Chiang
The book was exactly what I was looking for - a practical, in-depth explanation and review of the various software components that make up the Linux kernel's network stack.Published on January 7, 2009 by Nicholas A. Barendt