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Describe why an application developer might choose to run an application over UDP rather than TCP.
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Answer: As TCP's congestion control, can decease the sending rate of application considerably and might lead to jitters, the application developer may not want its application to make use of it.

Example: The designers of video conference applications generally choose to run their applications over UDP as they don't want continuous jitters while transmission of data. Most importantly many applications do not need the reliability of the data, rather they prefer the speed of the data.

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