UDP stands for User Datagram Protocol, and it is an efficient and fast communicating protocol to exchange messages between networks and devices.
It’s very used on the Internet for tasks sensitive to time, like video transmissions, real-time systems, and DNS lookups.
This protocol is a David P. Reed creation (1980). An American computer scientist whose contributions helped wireless communications networks and computer networking development. UDP has become fast an important Internet protocol suite’s element.
Learn what UDP header is!