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Re: "It's the end of the world as we know it" -- REM
From: Matt Palmer <mpalmer () hezmatt org>
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2013 15:16:50 +1000

On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 07:49:03PM -0700, Michael Thomas wrote:
On 04/25/2013 07:27 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
AWS stands out as a complete laggard in this area.

Heh... that's why I put all kinds of question marks and hedges :)
That's disappointing about aws. On the other hand, if aws lights
up v6, a huge amount of content will be v6 capable in one swell-foop.

Even if the only thing that supported IPv6 was ELB, and everything else was
still IPv4 internally, that'd put a lot of traffic on IPv6 very quickly, and
ELB is something *entirely* controlled by AWS (you CNAME to an ELB FQDN, AWS
takes care of resolution and proxies a TCP connection to your instance).

- Matt

"Ah, the beauty of OSS. Hundreds of volunteers worldwide volunteering their
time inventing and implementing new, exciting ways for software to suck."
                -- Toni Lassila, in the Monastery

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