An organization has written an application that
allows all of their employees to send messages instantly or to an inbox to
other employees. The application was written to use the UDP transport protocol;
however, sometimes messages are lost, or have missing, unreadable, or
out-of-order text segments. The project manager is considering having the
programmers rewrite the application to use the TCP protocol but has first requested
your input. Answer the following questions to help the project manager decide.
a. Why might the application have missing,
unreadable, or out-of-order text segments in its messages?
b. What could be done by the application to correct
c. How might switching to the TCP protocol solve
d. Other than items mentioned in item c, what would
be the advantages of switching to the TCP protocol?
e. What would be the disadvantages of switching to
the TCP protocol?