Interview: IPv6 Buzz Podcast Episode 53 – Applications and IPv6

What is the current state of application support for IPv6? What are challenges for applications migrating to IPv6, particularly for enterprise applications? What am I doing at the Internet Society with projects such as Open Standards Everywhere to promote IPv6? I had the fun of being interviewed by Scott Hogg and Tom Coffeen on their […]

Getting Close To Making Book Available on GitHub

With the changes to the book and my plans to develop a Second Edition, I also want to change the toolchain I’m using. When I wrote the book for O’Reilly back in 2011, I used DocBook XML as the source. However, these days I’m typically working in Markdown or another lightweight text markup format. So […]

Updating the site – and deleting old posts

With some impending changes related to the book, I am cleaning up the site to remove some of the older information. For example, I am removing blog posts related to old sales from many years ago. The one down side to this is that links in old social media posts may not all work. However, […]

IAB Warns That Internet Standards Will No Longer Be Based on IPv4, only IPv6

This month the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) provided another reason for organizations to think more about migrating their applications and services to IPv6. In a strong statement, the IAB warned other standards development organizations (SDOs) that future standards from the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) may no longer support IPv4: The IAB expects that the […]

Slides: Intro to IPv6 by Olle Johansson

I noticed recently that my friend Olle Johansson had posted this nice intro to IPv6 from a presentation he gave back in March: TCP/IP Geeks Stockholm :: Introduction to IPv6 from Olle E Johansson What I like about it is that he provides some of the motivation for why we need to care about IPv6.