OSI versus TCP/IP
As it was mentioned before, the OSI model is more of a theoretical model and it is very useful in the learning process. On the other hand, the Internet was built on the TCP/IP model, and so, TCP/IP is the most popular due to its usage and its protocols.
Some similarities between the two models are:
- Both models are layered models and have the benefits of layered communication models.
- Both models have application layers, even if they include different services.
- Both models have transport and network layers that have comparable functionality.
- Both models use packet-switching technologies instead of circuit-switching.
Some differences between ...