[ga] After IPv4, How Will the Internet Function?
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- Subject: [ga] After IPv4, How Will the Internet Function?
- From: "Jeffrey A. Williams" <jwkckid1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2010 11:50:12 -0600 (GMT-06:00)
Not allot actually new here for those in the know, but at least the
truth is finnaly being put out in a much more public manner, all
be it a bit late in the game.
36 countries in the world have over 100% per-capita usage of mobile
phones, and this is driving a real crunch on IPv4 addresses as more
and more of these devices are data-capable. The mobile network
acting fast to deploy IPv6, and T-Mobile
USA has had an
IPv6-only trial going on for
over 9 months now using
http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-behave-v6v4-xlate-stateful-12 NAT64 to
bridge to IPv4 Internet content. It is interesting to note that the original
plan for IPv6 transition,
http://www.networkworld.com/community/node/42436 dual-stack, has failed
since IPv4 addresses are effectively already exhausted for many people
who want them. Dual-stack also causes many other issues and has forced
the IETF to generate workarounds for end users called
happy eyeballs (implying that eyeballs are not happy with dual-stack),
and a big stink around
DNS white-listing. How will you ensure that your network, users, and services
continue to work in the address-fractured world of the future where some users
have only IPv4 http://www.networkworld.com/news/2010/102710-att-ipv6.html (AT&T
), some users have only IPv6 (mobile and machine-to-machine as well as
countries), and other Internet nodes have both?"
Jeffrey A. Williams
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