So far, we have focused on TCP/IP (
ACE_SOCK_Stream and friends). ACE also offers many other IPC wrapper classes that support both interhost and intrahost communication. Keep in mind that intrahost communications is a very simplified host-to-host communication situation, and interhost IPC mechanisms all work perfectly fine for communication between collocated entities. Like the TCP/IP Sockets wrappers, most of the IPC wrappers offer an interface compatible with using them in the ACE Acceptor-Connector framework (
UDP is a datagram-oriented protocol that operates over IP. Therefore, as with TCP/IP, UDP uses IP addressing. Also as ...