Month: November 2013

Role and Types of Application Layer Protocols

Two broad categories of application layer protocols based on whether they use TCP or UDP

This post gives a brief overview of the role of application layer protocols. It also gives a brief overview of the different methods of classification of application layer protocols like network service based classification or peer relationship based classification.

Role and Types of Application Layer Protocols

This post gives a brief overview of the role of application layer protocols. It also gives a brief overview of the different methods of classification of application layer protocols like network service based classification or peer relationship based classification.

Core functionality of Data Link Layer

A packet encapsulated inside different Data Link Layer protocols

This post gives a brief overview of the core functionalities of the data link layer in the context of end to end computer communication. The post briefly discusses both the optional and mandatory features supported by data link layer protocols.

Core functionality of Data Link Layer

This post gives a brief overview of the core functionalities of the data link layer in the context of end to end computer communication. The post briefly discusses both the optional and mandatory features supported by data link layer protocols.