What is TCP?

  • (noun): A protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another.
    Example: "TCP uses a retransmission strategy to insure that data will not be lost in transmission"
    Synonyms: transmission control protocol


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Some articles on TCP:

Sockstress - Mitigation
... Since an attacker must be able to establish TCP sockets to affect the target, white-listing access to TCP services on critical systems and routers is the currently most ... the current mitigation advice is to only allow trusted sources to access TCP-based services ...
List Of Internet Pioneers - The Pioneers - Van Jacobson
... Van Jacobson is an American computer scientist, best known for his work on TCP/IP network performance and scaling ... His work redesigning TCP/IP's flow control algorithms (Jacobson's algorithm) to better handle congestion is said to have saved the Internet from collapsing ... He is also known for the TCP/IP Header Compression protocol described in RFC 1144 Compressing TCP/IP Headers for Low-Speed Serial Links, popularly known as Van ...
Compound TCP
... Compound TCP (CTCP) is a Microsoft algorithm that was introduced as part of the Windows Vista and Window Server 2008 TCP stack ... adjust the sender's congestion window to optimise TCP for connections with large bandwidth-delay products while trying not to harm fairness (as can occur with HSTCP) ...
Message Session Relay Protocol - Usage in SIP
... media type is message and the proto is either TCP/MSRP for MSRP over TCP and TCP/TLS/MSRP for MSRP over secure TLS ... IN IP4 alice.example.com s= - c=IN IP4 alice.example.com t=0 0 m=message 7394 TCP/MSRP * a=accept-typestext/plain a=pathmsrp//alice.example.com7394/2s93i9ek2atcp The fact that MSRP ...