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Where are We With the IPV6 Rollout?
Key information about IPV6.
IPv6 is the latest version of the internet protocol, designed to replace IPv4. It offers a number of advantages over IPv4, including a larger address space and improved security. If you are a cloud or DevOps engineer, it's worth learning about IPv6 and how to use it.
So, where are we with the IPV6 rollout?
IPv6 rollout officially started on 6 June 2012
As of July, global IPV6 adoption stands at 37%.
Few other info you should know.
IPv6 addresses are written using hexadecimal instead of a dotted decimal in IPv4.
The total number of IPV6 addresses is 340 trillion trillion trillion addresses.
IPV6 fc00::/7 block is reserved for the private network. It is known as a Unique local address.
Google has a dedicated web page that keeps track of IPV6 adoption.
IVP6 Status Tracker: https://www.google.com/intl/en/ipv6/statistics.html
The following image shows the difference between IpV4 & IPV6 addressing.
Getting Started With IPV6
You can get started with IPV6 using the following guides.
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