What are packets?

Some articles on packets, packet:

Cobranet - Transmission - Packets
... Four main types of packet are used in the transmission and synchronization of CobraNet Beat packets – the conductor outputs a beat packet to all other CobraNet devices on the ... devices on the network synchronize their audio clock and their data transmissions to the beat packet ... The beat packet contains network operating parameters, clock data and transmission permissions for multicast and unicast bundles ...
Steamboats Of The Mississippi - Washington, LA
... overland or by small boat and then transferred to the steam packets for shipment to New Orleans ... In 1860 there were 93 steam packets operating in the Bayou Courtableau trade, as compared with 90 in Bayou Lefourche and 94 in Bayou Teche ... barrels of molasses, 30,000 dozen poultry, As many as 93 packets came to Washington during the steamboat era which ended in 1900 ...
SQLFilter
... SQLFilter is a plugin for OmniPeek that indexes packets and trace files into an SQLite database ... The packets can then be searched using SQL queries ... The matching packets are loaded directly into OmniPeek and analyzed ...
SIP Connection - Deployment Issues
... on the same connection with other traffic, such as email or Web browsing, voice and even signaling packets may be dropped and the voice stream may ... Alternately, some networks use the TOS precedence or DiffServ fields in the header of IPV4 packets to mark the relative time-sensitivity of SIP and RTP as compared to web, email ... avoid this resource conflict, but the efficacy of this solution is dependent on the number of packets dropped between the Internet and the PBX ...
Sliding Window Protocol - Examples - Go-Back-N - Ambiguity Example
... This is because, after transmitting 7 packets, there are 8 possible results Anywhere from 0 to 7 packets could have been received successfully ... If the transmitter sent 8 packets without waiting for acknowledgment, it could find itself in a quandary similar to the stop-and-wait case does the acknowledgment mean that all 8 packets were ...