A connection-based Internet protocol that is responsible for packaging data into packets for transmission over the network by the IP protocol. TCP provides a reliable flow control mechanism for data in a network.
The most common transport layer protocol used on the Internet. TCP is built on top of Internet Protocol (IP) and is nearly always seen in the combination TCP/IP (TCP over IP). It adds reliable communication, flow-control, multiplexing and connection-oriented communication.
Internet networking software that controls the transmission of packets of data over the Internet. TCP checks for lost packets, puts the data from multiple packets into the correct order, and requests that missing or damaged packets be sent again. Computers must run TCP to communicate with Web servers.
As a transport protocol, TCP enhances the services of IP with such services as error and flow control. TCP delivers each packet it receives from the IP in the order it was sent to the IP by the originating station.
Part of the combined TCP/IP protocol. TCP ensures that two Computers can communicate with one another in a reliable fashion. Each TCP communication must be acknowledged as received. If the communication is not acknowledged in a reasonable time, then the sending computer must retransmit the data.
This is a transport layer protocol that establishes a reliable, full duplex, data delivery service used by many TCP/IP application programs. The TCP software uses the IP protocol to transmit information across the Internet. [San Diego State University
The transport layer protocol developed for the ARPAnet which comprises layers 4 and 5 of the OSI model. By combining TCP and IP --â€œTCP/IPâ€ â€“ a connection between two hosts (callers) is made to send messages back and forth.
Part of the TCP/IP protocol, ensuring data gets deliverd in the proper sequence to the upper application layer without duplication, errors, or missing data; the TCP layer sections data into segments, giving each segment a sequence number and header, to which an IP header is added prior to handoff to lower layers and remote host connections.
TCP is one of the main protocols in TCP/IP networks. Whereas the IP protocol deals only with packets, TCP enables two hosts to establish a connection and exchange streams of data. TCP guarantees delivery of data and also guarantees that packets will be delivered in the same order in which they were sent.
Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) is a standard that provides transmission control for applications to ensure reliable delivery of data despite changing network conditions. TCP is the transport layer portion of TCP/IP.
This is the most common reliable protocol that uses IP to transfer network packets. TCP adds the necessary checks on top of IP to make sure that packets are delivered. Unlike UDP, TCP works in connected mode, which means that two machines must establish a connection before exchanging data. URL
TCP): A method (protocol) used with the IP (Internet Protocol) to send data in the form of message units between network devices over a LAN or WAN. The IP carries the delivery of the data (routing), and TCP keeps track of the individual units of data (called packets) that a message is divided into for delivery over the network.
A packet stream transmission protocol that supports reliable transmission of data and congestion control (to prevent network overload). TCP uses retransmission timers to detect lost packets and makes the assumption that packets are lost because of network congestion (and not link errors).
TCP is a communications protocol that provides a reliable means of verifying whether a data transfer has taken place without data loss. It builds on the basic transfer properties of the Internet Protocol (IP), providing the core language of the Internet.
An Internet Standard transport layer protocol defined in STD 7, RFC 793. It is connection-oriented and stream-oriented, as opposed to UDP. See also: connection-oriented, stream-oriented, User Datagram Protocol. See Introduction to Protocols
A protocol used as the basis of most Internet services. It is used in conjunction with (actually on top of) the Internet Protocol. It allows for reliable communication oriented to process-to-process communication.
A connection-based protocol, responsible for breaking data into packets, which the IP protocol sends over the network. This protocol provides a reliable, sequenced communication stream of internetwork communication.
The Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) is a virtual circuit protocol that is one of the core protocols of the Internet protocol suite, often simply referred to as TCP/IP. Using TCP, applications on networked hosts can create connections to one another, over which they can exchange streams of data using Stream Sockets. The protocol guarantees reliable and in-order delivery of data from sender to receiver.