Microsoft's participation in World IPv6 day

Cameron Byrne cb.list6 at
Fri Jun 3 04:56:48 UTC 2011

On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 9:42 PM, Cameron Byrne <cb.list6 at> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 9:34 PM, Hank Nussbacher <hank at> wrote:
>> On Thu, 2 Jun 2011, Cameron Byrne wrote:
>> In that case can anyone explain why the number of IPv4 *only* systems is
>> increasing rather than decreasing:
>> I would have expected the green+azure areas in those graphs to have
>> increased in the past half year but counter-intutitively, it appears that
>> IPv4 only usage is increasing.
> Pure speculation here, but these stats that you refer to are not a
> scientifically representative sample of the internet at large, this
> sample is a self selecting group of people who have chosen to run an
> ipv6 test.  These people who run the test, likely know what IPv6 is
> and therefore are more likely to have IPv6 enabled.
> As world ipv6 day gets more general press coverage, the graph is
> bending more towards a more realistic sample of the internet ... which
> does not usually have IPv6 access.
> Assuming Google users represent the general internet, this is the
> graph that displays what you are likely looking for

This data is probably a better reference regarding ipv6 traffic growth


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