Well! today is another important day in the history of world of internet. It’s time to say adios to IPv4 (xxx.xx.xxx.xx). Today several of internet companies are making test for IPv6, Internet protocol version 6, compatibility. With the ever-increasing websites the IPv4 shall exhaust by the end of 2011.
Think of it this way: When a telephone company runs of out of digits, it adds one more number. The same rule applies to Internet.
Some popular websites like Google & Facebook, claim that few of their users will have problem logging.
Facebook said the adoption of IPv6 had become a “classic chicken-and-egg puzzle”. “Websites don’t want to enable IPv6 because a small number of their users may have trouble connecting,” it said.
“At the same time, doing nothing means that ever more users will have trouble connecting,” said Facebook.
Be prepared to usher in another world.
News Source: Rediff dot-com
- Tomorrow is World IPv6 Day (theinformativereport.com)
- Bing starts testing IPv6 version in preparation for World IPv6 day (winrumors.com)
- Google, Facebook, Mozilla & Others Rev Up for IPv6 (mashable.com)
- Google’s IPv6 Test (mt-soft.com.ar)
- A Big Test for New Internet Addresses (technologyreview.in)
- Hackers may attempt to disrupt World IPv6 Day (theinformativereport.com)
- Google’s IPv6 Test (googlesystem.blogspot.com)
- IPv6 Security: Should We Be Concerned? (imperva.com)
- A Big Test for New Internet Addresses (technologyreview.com)
- Internet Disruption a Possibility on World IPv6 Day (news.dice.com)