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What is the difference between TCP/IP and IP protocol?

What is the difference between TCP/IP and IP protocol?

The difference is that TCP is responsible for the data delivery of a packet and IP is responsible for the logical addressing. In other words, IP obtains the address and TCP guarantees delivery of data to that address.

For more on the topic, read Understanding TCP/IP.

This was first published in November 2004

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