Tag Archive for Flow Control

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.

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.