Hey friends, in this article we will discuss two famous network reference models. First is the OSI Model and the other one is TCP/IP Model. Both models, play a vital role in understanding data flow between various networking protocols. Below, a diagram will help you to understand both models in a better way.
Difference between OSI and TCP/IP Model
In this table, we will discuss some major differences between TCP/IP and OSI Model.
|S.No.||OSI Model||TCP/IP Model|
|1.||OSI Stands for Open System Interconnection.||TCP/IP stands for Transmission Control Protocol / Internet Protocol.|
|2.||7 Different Layers.||4 Different Layers.|
|3.||It is developed by ISO (International Standard Organisation)||It is developed by DoD (Department of Defense).|
|4.||Conceptual Model||Used in actual data transmission between different computers.|
|5.||It is a not Tangible model.||It is a Tangible Model.|
TCP (Transmission Control Protocol)/IP (Internet Protocol), is a protocol stack which was developed by DoD (Department of Defense). It was developed before the OSI Model. This model has 4 different layers. Like the OSI Model, different protocols are working at different layers. Data flow between different computers flows this model. Different Layers of the TCP/IP model :
OSI stands for Open System Interconnection. It was developed in 1984 by ISO (International Standard Organisation). This model has 7 different layers. Unlike TCP/IP Model, this model provides a conceptual view of data flow between various computers. However, this is not a practical model, so it does not have practical usages. Different Layers of the OSI Model :
- Data Link
TCP/IP is a protocol suite, which is used during data transmission over the network. TCP/IP developed by DoD. It has 4 different layers. On the other hand, OSI is a reference model, which have 7 different layers. OSI helps us to understand the data flow between different protocols.
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