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Re-transmission concept in TCP

Server sent data to client, but client didn't send ACK for the data . So once RTT completed , Server will resend data to client again .... like that how long it will try to send the data ? What is the maximum time server will try to send the...

Why does layer 4 (the transport layer) of the Open System Interaction divide data into several packets?

From the book Layer 4 - Transport: On networks data is divided into several packets. When you are transferring a big file, this file is sliced into several small packets, and then the computer at the other end gets these packets and put the file back together. Why is this...