• What is the difference between OSI model and TCP/IP other than the number of layers?

    OSI is a standard "reference model" that describes how protocols should interact with one another.

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  • Does it matter that TCP/IP doesn’t have protocols that map to all seven layers of the OSI model?

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  • TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)

    TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is the basic communication language or protocol of the Internet

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  • IPsec architectures and implementation methods

    In this excerpt of The TCP/IP Guide, author Charles M. Kozierok explains the three different implementation architectures defined for IPsec: integrated, bump in the stack (BITS) and bump in the wire (WITW).

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  • Test your TCP/IP protocol stack to troubleshoot network connectivity

    When you troubleshoot Windows network connectivity, make sure there are no problems with the local TCP/IP protocol stack. Brien M. Posey guides you step-by-step through testing the local host's ability to contact the DNS server and the default gateway server, and how to test host name resolution.

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  • TCP/IP offload engine (TOE)

    The TCP/IP offload engine (TOE for short) is a technology that is gaining popularity in high-speed Ethernet systems for the purpose of optimizing throughput.

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  • Understanding TCP/IP

    This tutorial explains TCP/IP, including history, development, its use as a standard, Requests for Comment and the protocol suite.

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  • The TCP/IP Guide: A Comprehensive, Illustrated Internet Protocols Reference

    This chapter describes some of the key operating fundamentals of TCP beginning with a discussion of how TCP handles data and introduces the concepts of streams, segments, and sequences. Further it describes the most important applications that use TCP and what ports they use for server applications.

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  • The official protocol of the Internet! — Chapter 1 of “TCP/IP first-step”

    Chapter 1 of TCP/IP first-step by Mark Sportack describes the basics of TCP/IP and illustrates how it relates to the Internet. Further, it explains the five critical communications functions that TCP/IP performs and explains what TCP/IP can't do.

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  • The need for speed

    An analysis of the some of the leading vendors in the TCP/IP offload market.

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