Transport Layer

Contains posts on transport layer of computer networking

Overview of the UDP protocol

UDP Encapsulation and Decapsulations done at end computers

This post gives a brief overview of the UDP protocol, including the properties of UDP, its theory of operation and the structure of UDP headers, pseudo headers and UDP encapsulations.

Functional Overview of Transport Layer

Functions of the seven layers and the unit of data in each layer

This post gives a brief overview of the functions provided by the Transport Layer. Functions described include reliability, flow control, congestion control, application layer multiplexing/demultiplexing and sockets.