Rate of growth on IPv6 not fast enough?

Chris Campbell Chris.Campbell at nebulassolutions.com
Mon Apr 19 05:16:56 CDT 2010


On 19 Apr 2010, at 03:52, joel jaeggli wrote:

> On 4/18/2010 6:28 PM, Patrick Giagnocavo wrote:
>> Franck Martin wrote:
>>> Sure the internet will not die...
>>> 
>>> But by the time we run out of IPv4 to allocate, the IPv6 network will not have completed to dual stack the current IPv4 network. So what will happen?
>>> 
>> 
>> Reality is that as soon as SSL web servers and SSL-capable web browsers
>> have support for name-based virtual hosts, the number of IPv4 addresses
>> required will drop.  Right now, you need 1 IP address for 1 SSL site;
>> SNI spec of SSL gets rid of that.
> 
> my load balancer needs 16 ips for every million simultaneous 
> connections, so does yours.
> 

I'm pretty sure that's not the case for inbound connections...

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