IPv6 faster/better proof? was Re: Need /24 (arin) asap

Ca By cb.list6 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 00:01:24 UTC 2018


On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 3:08 PM Job Snijders <job at instituut.net> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 11, 2018 at 10:03 PM, Ca By <cb.list6 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > A similar take, is that big eyeballs (tmobile, comcast, sprint, att,
> verizon
> > wireless) and big content (goog, fb, akamai, netflix) are ipv6.  Whats
> left
> > on ipv4 is the long tail of people asking for help on how to buy a /24
>
> Joking aside, I suspect that what's left is on the long tail is
> actually long haul traffic. I'm not aware of any transit provider
> reporting anything close to the numbers that the CDNs observe in terms
> of IPv4 / IPv6 percentage split.
>
> I posit that the more miles a packet has to travel, the more likely it
> is to be an IPv4 packet.


Related. The more miles the traffic travels the more likely it is the long
tail ipv4 15% of internet that is not the wales : google, fb, netflix,
apple, akamai ... and i will even throw in cloudflare.

I hear transit is dead

https://blog.apnic.net/2016/10/28/the-death-of-transit/



>
> Kind regards,
>
> Job
>


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