ipv6 vs. LAMP
brandon.galbraith at gmail.com
Thu Oct 21 16:59:52 CDT 2010
On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 4:53 PM, Dan White <dwhite at olp.net> wrote:
> On 21/10/10 14:43 -0700, Leo Bicknell wrote:
>> In a message written on Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 01:53:49PM -0700, Christopher
>> McCrory wrote:
>>> open to the world. After a few google searches, it seems that
>>> PostgreSQL is in a similar situation.
>> I don't know when PostgreSQL first supported IPv6, but it works just
>> fine. I just fired up a stock FreeBSD 8.1 system and built the Postgres
>> 8.4 port with no changes, and viola:
> All this is pretty moot point if you run a localized copy of your database
> (mysql or postgres) and connect via unix domains sockets.
True. It mostly affects shared/smaller hosting providers who have customers
that want direct access to the database remotely over the public network
(and don't want to use some local admin tool such as phpMyAdmin).
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