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Re: Creating demand for IPv6, and saving the planet

  • From: Tim Franklin
  • Date: Thu Oct 04 04:52:14 2007

On Thu, October 4, 2007 6:49 am, Mike Leber wrote:

> As the data at shows for the
> IPv6 and IPv4 nameserver tests, some of the time IPv6 connectivity is
> *faster* than IPv4 connectivity (66 out of 264 test cases), because of
> network topology differences due to different peering and transit
> relationships between IPv4 and IPv6.

Just as a odd data point, I see this for the only IPv6 test-bed I have
available now, including tunnels.

Home DSL (UK) -> EU tunnel broker -> IPv6 cloud -> US tunnel broker ->
hosted server (California) is consistently 10-20ms lower than home -> IPv4
upstream -> IPv4 cloud -> server.