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Published on 24 Jul 2013 | over 3 years ago

Explains the basics of transport protocols and compares the two major options: UDP and TCP.

Here's a list of the sections in this video and their time codes:
00:07 - About transport protocols
02:11 - User Datagram Protocol
04:08 - Transmission Control Protocol
09:00 - So which one is better?

== Further reading ==
How can BitTorrent run reliable file transfers over UDP?
- arstechnica.com/uncategorized/2008/12/utorrents-switch-to-udp-and-why-the-sky-isnt-falling/
- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micro_Transport_Protocol

== Acknowledgements ==
The thumbnail of this video uses an icon by Dmitry Baranovskiy from The Noun Project. The icons that are used throughout the video are credited to their respective authors at the end of the video.

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