Limitations of IPv4 address space in which only consists of 32 bits, has been a key driver in creating it the latest version of Internet Protocol to be able to provide better service support. IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) is now present and ready to replace the previous version (IPv4) with some of the latest development, such as providing larger address space that is 128 bits.
Limitations of IPv4 has caused service providers and Internet sites like Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Yahoo to immediately switch to IPv6. The big companies have agreed to permanently enable IPv6 connection to their site on June 6. At that time, users will be able to connect either via IPv4 or IPv6, depending on the type of connection provided by your ISP (Internet Service Provider) used and their configuration on the device.
The presence of IPv6 is a new milestone to replace IPV4 that has been attached for years. This is a new solution to address the deficiencies that existed previously and would provide a better security system.
Internet Society is an organization dedicated to encouraging the adoption of the new protocol is hoped that the steps already taken by several large sites in the world will spur others to follow, although it still takes time to set a new standard of IPv6 as the Internet Protocol.
According to Erik Kline, IPv6, Google software engineer in Tokyo: “We join the Internet Society and several other large Internet companies to announce to the world about the launch of IPv6. The launch of this new generation of Internet Protocol will be implemented in a coordinated manner on June 6, 2012. With the launch of IPv6 are collectively will close the gap and provide end-to-end for the next Internet generation ”
On June 6 last year, has lots of great sites that evoke connections using IPv6 along with IPv4 running for one full day to perform the test in handling large scale problems. The results are quite good in handling IPv6 and IPv6 is now ready to be permanently turned on.
The only thing that may be prohibitive realization of the use of IPv6 is a problem that would arise due to poor configuration of network hardware if IPV4 and IPV6 are offered together at a connection by the web server.