SCTP Multi-Streaming Feature

The term “Stream” in SCTP is derived from the multi-streaming function provided by SCTP. The feature also helps in dividing the data into multiple streams that do not have a limitation to be delivered sequentially. This is also effective in case there is a loss of information in a specific …

How SCTP association is created?

In order to transfer the data between 2 SCTP hosts, the both should negotiate and create an association.The SCTP user at an endpoint should use the ASSOCIATE primitive to initialize an SCTP association to another SCTP endpoint. Lets see this flow of information from two hosts (A and B). Flow …

Why choose SCTP over TCP?

Strict-Ordering : TCP orders the data strictly , which is not required by some of the applications and hence it adds to unwanted delay Stream Oriented nature : The stream oriented nature of TCP is sometimes unwanted as application might be able to do this on its own. Limited number …