transmission control protocol

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Noun1.transmission control protocol - a protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to anothertransmission control protocol - a protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another; "TCP uses a retransmission strategy to insure that data will not be lost in transmission"
communications protocol, protocol - (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
TCP/IP, transmission control protocol/internet protocol - a set of protocols (including TCP) developed for the internet in the 1970s to get data from one network device to another
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They also provide a detailed chapter on the end-to-end data transfer optimization mechanisms based on the transmission control protocol.
The D-Link cloud protocol also has no encryption by default, so any traffic sent over Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) is done without any sort of protection.
The Dynamic Transmission Control Protocol Optimization (D-TCP) function of NEC's TMS automatically controls the volume of packets transmitted over the network in accordance with traffic conditions.
A peak volumetric DDoS attack of 60 gigabits per second (Gbps) and 12 million packets per second (Mpps) for User Datagram Protocol (UDP) floods and 34 Gbps/30 Mpps for Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) floods in Q3 2015 were observed
TCP/IP stands for Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and Internet Protocol (IP).
Conventionally, when using transmission control protocol (TCP)(1) - the standard protocol employed in communications applications - in a low-quality communications environment, such as when connected to a wireless network or during times of line congestion, data loss (packet loss) can occur, leading to significant drops in transmission performance due to increased latency from having to retransmit data.
Starting in 1973, work on the powerful and flexible IPS and Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) technology, which would change mass communications, got under way, it added.
Its software solutions are designed to improve Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), accelerating the speed of dynamic page views and file transfers while mitigating the impact of network latency and packet loss.
com)-- Dexter Industries published a tutorial on how to use its new WiFi Sensor with the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) with the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT robotics system.

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