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If all the links in the Internet were to provide reliable delivery service, would the TCP reliable delivery service be redundant? Discuss why or why not.

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TCP Reliability

If all the links in the Internet were to provide reliable delivery service, would the TCP reliable delivery service be redundant? Discuss why or why not.

A reliable protocol in an internet working makes sure that the data transfer reaches the destination along with a notification versus an unreliable one that doesn't provide any notification of data delivery to the sender. Transmission Control Protocol, also known commonly as TCP, is a reliable delivery service that works with source and destination IP addresses being used for data communication. Because reliability in a delivery service requires notification of some sort, therefore this hits performance in the rate of delivery service. ...

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A reliable protocol in an internet working makes sure that the data transfer reaches the destination along with a notification versus an unreliable one that doesn't provide any notification of data delivery to the sender. Transmission Control Protocol, also known commonly as TCP, is a reliable delivery service that works with source and destination IP addresses being used for data communication. Because reliability ...

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