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Unformatted text preview: Excellent. Thank You :) Wk #8 Lab Define, describe and compare UDP and TCP in detail. The Transmission Control Protocol enables two hosts to establish a connection and exchange streams of data while guarantying delivery and order of data. The User Datagram Protocol offers a direct and fast way to send and receive data over an IP network. UDP is connectionless. Data can be sent at any moment without prior conciliation or preparation. It just sends and hopes the receiver can handle it. TCP guarantees the data and also that packets will be delivered in the order they were sent. Unlike TCP, UDP provides very few error recovery services. UDP has no flow control. Implementation is the duty of the user program. UDP is an unreliable protocol where there is no guarantee that the data will be delivered to the destination host. And if it does, it may be out of order. UDP suffers from worse packet loss than TCP. Routers may notice TCP packets and treat them specially by buffering and retransmitting packet loss than TCP....
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course COMPUTER S 100 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '11 term at Strayer.
- Spring '11