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BSD socket

A communications interface in Unix first introduced in BSD Unix. See Unix socket.
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IP TCP/IP stack -- The Lightweight IP TCP/IP stack provides a Berkeley sockets API supporting Internet protocol (IP), Internet control message protocol (ICMP), user datagram protocol (UDP), and transmission control protocol (TCP) with congestion control, RTT estimation, and fast recovery/fast retransmit.
A full-offload TOE is harder to design, but fits better with the existing software interfaces, most of which are based on Berkeley sockets.
No need to struggle with the thinly disguised Berkeley sockets API other scripting languages provide: MetaTalk's message-based implementation is much easier to learn and use.
Dolphin's SuperSockets software is a unique implementation of the Berkeley Sockets API that utilizes the capabilities of PCIe hardware to transparently achieve performance gains for existing Linux and Windows networked applications.
The cross-platform SDK's application programming interface (API) is based on the Berkeley sockets model and exposes all underlying StarBurst MFTP functions, such as multicast group definition and control, file transfer configuration and control, and file transfer status monitoring.
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