Experiences with IPv6 and Routing Efficiency

Mukom Akong T. mukom.tamon at gmail.com
Sun Jan 19 03:55:04 UTC 2014

Thank you all for your insightful responses (please keep them coming).

On Sat, Jan 18, 2014 at 9:51 PM, Mark Tinka <mark.tinka at seacom.mu> wrote:

> It could (as a function of raw traffic).
> What's the concern, unless we misunderstand?

Was just trying to get more info from large networks about whether how some
of the things that make theoretical logical sense actually work out in
practice that way e.g. whether fixed header size and the fewer headers
required to decode to read an IPv6 packet (with respect to IPv4) really may
provide some signifiant performance advantages.

I do realise that question might be difficult to prove on a real network
that runs dual stack. Since the existence of IPv4 on both control and data
planes may have consequences that we don't immediately understand.


Mukom Akong T.

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