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Earlier I explained the advantages of UDP over TCP, and advantages of TCP over UDP. Find here the real life uses of both TCP and UDP.

Example Uses of TCP Protocol:

  • Internet (HTTP)
  • Secure Shell (SSH)
  • Email (SMTP/IMAP/POP)
  • File transfer (FTP)
  • Internet banking
  • Remote access to network devices
  • SMS

Uses of UDP protocol:

  • Audio and video streaming
  • Voice over IP (VoIP)
  • Online gaming
  • Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)
  • Domain Name System (DNS)
  • Radio (AM)
  • WiFi
  • Video conference

These were the real life uses of UDP and TCP. There may be more uses of TCP and UDP, but with the examples above, I hope you now have understood the role of TCP and UDP well.


Advantages of TCP over UDP

I earlier explained advantages of UDP over TCP, find out below the advantages of TCP over UDP.

1. Data packets which get lost during transmission are sent again, thus ensuring complete information is sent.

2. TCP ensures no duplicate data is...

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Enter the following command in any chat window in Skype to remotely log out from all the computer/mobile phones where you are currently...

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