Microsoft's participation in World IPv6 day

Cameron Byrne cb.list6 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 23:56:48 CDT 2011


On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 9:42 PM, Cameron Byrne <cb.list6 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 9:34 PM, Hank Nussbacher <hank at efes.iucc.ac.il> 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:
>> http://server8.test-ipv6.com/stats.html
>>
>> 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
>
> http://www.google.com/intl/en/ipv6/statistics/
>

This data is probably a better reference regarding ipv6 traffic growth
http://www.ams-ix.net/sflow-stats/ipv6/

cb




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