TCP was designed to support end to end connections, that is, one host communicating directly with another host. Sure, there were bridges and routers in between, but those devices didn’t touch the TCP header or the payload.
When you contact customer support with a problem, the typical goal is to get it resolved FAST. I have observed that in many instances the initial contact with support coordination makes a fast resolution much less likely. This blog provides some tips to help speed up problem resolution.
When writing a network application you can use non-blocking mode or blocking mode. Non blocking mode is more flexible and required when the application has to do multiple things, like servicing multiple sockets.
For over 25 years, the name VOS has referred to an operating system that is reliable, continuously available, and easy to use. We did not take the decision to rename VOS lightly. The new name acknowledges another important trend has taken place over the last 10 years.