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The two principal approaches when building a top IP are: UPD and TCP.

  • The vast majority of applications today are built atop TCP, the Transmission Control Protocol, which offers ordered and reliable data streams between IP applications.
  • A few protocols, usually with short, self-contained requests and responses, and simple clients that will not be annoyed if a request gets lost and they have to repeat it, choose UDP, the User Datagram Protocol.

This two methods are described in depth along this chapter, but for now have take a quick look to the differences between this two.