Rate of growth on IPv6 not fast enough?

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Mon Apr 19 06:28:04 CDT 2010


On Apr 19, 2010, at 3:16 AM, Chris Campbell wrote:

> 
> 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...
> 
> http://vegan.net/pipermail/lb-l/2008-June/000871.html
> 
Depends on which side of the loadbalancer you're talking about and how it is configured.

Owen





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