Book / Literature Recommendations

Daniel Rohan drohan at
Wed Sep 17 04:34:23 UTC 2014

+1 for Perlman's Interconnections. I love her humor peppered throughout.

On Tuesday, September 16, 2014, John Kristoff <jtk at> wrote:

> On Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:48:45 +0100
> James Bensley <jwbensley at <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > What is the single best book you have read on networking?
> I couldn't narrow it down to one, but since it hasn't been mentioned
> already, Radia Perlman's Interconnections.  Her's is utterly fantastic
> largely in part because she often explains why some things are the way
> they are (how we got what we have) and sometimes why what we have isn't
> always so great.  Other great books mentioned take a similar tack, they
> go beyond what is in written specs.
> John

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