Network: Transport Protocols

Mar 30th, 2015
Anonymous
Category:
Programming
Price: $10 USD

Question description

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 these issues?

c. How might switching to the TCP protocol solve these issues?

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?

Tutor Answer

(Top Tutor) Kelvin B
School: University of Virginia

Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students

Review from student
Anonymous
" Outstanding Job!!!! "
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1821 tutors are online

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors