connectionless protocol


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connectionless protocol

The data communication method in which communication occurs between hosts with no previous setup. Packets sent between two hosts may take different routes. UDP is a connectionless protocol. Also called packet switching. Contrast circuit switching, connection-oriented.
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This type of routing protocol is table driven and similar to the connectionless protocol of conventional TCP/IP networks.
Since BACNET (Building Automation Control Network) is a connectionless protocol, the need for message segmentation and end-to-end error checking is much less than in a connection-based protocol.
It is a connectionless protocol which adds a level of reliability and multiplexing to IP.
connectionless protocol, including streamed audio and video and
UDP is a connectionless protocol which, like TCP, is layered on top of IP.
The BIG/ip series also offers traffic prioritization capabilities for rate shaping and e-commerce applications; the ability to create logical service groupings to minimize error messages caused when one of a group of services is not available; IP packet filtering for enhanced security; and support for all TCP/IP protocols as well as any UDP connectionless protocol, including live audio and video, streaming video, DNS and Internet phone communications.
Anycast is best suited to connectionless protocols like UDP, rather than connection-oriented protocols such as TCP, since the receiver selected for any given source may change from time to time as optimal routes change.
For connectionless protocols such as UDP, the platform verifies communication symmetry, making sure the traffic appears to be a legitimate conversation.
MPLS -- as MultiProtocol Label Switching, an IETF standard-in- development that's based on the merging of virtual circuit networking concepts with connectionless protocols like IP, Avici will support that standard in the TSR
PNNI's advanced "connection-oriented" routing is unique to ATM and provides dramatic advantages over connectionless protocols.
architecture and support for connectionless protocols gives Check Point

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