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World IPv6 Day

Mirjam Kühne — 18 Jul 2011
Below you can find all articles related to World IPv6 Day in chronological order, starting with a description of the measurements the RIPE NCC was preparing to do for World IPv6 followed by a number of results and analysis we have published so far.

When Does World IPv6 Day Start?

World IPv6 Day is on 8 June 2011. On this day, a lot of organisations, including some of the most popular ones like Google, Yahoo and Facebook, are going to provide IPv6 addresses for AAAA queries for their websites. This will make content available over IPv6 for one full day. Since DNS responses are often cached, some users won't see this change immediately. In this article we look at how DNS caching affects the start of World IPv6 Day, and how World IPv6 Day participants can minimise these effects.

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World IPv6 Day - IPv6 Eye Chart

The RIPE NCC is doing some measurements for World IPv6 Day. One of them is the IPv6 eye chart, a web page that allows you to test your connectivity to selected dual-stacked web sites and World IPv6 participants. The goal is to see if an end user has connectivity problems to dual-stacked websites. This is an increasingly rare problem, but still perceived important enough to prohibit content providers to go dual-stack.

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