Saturday, June 11, 2011

Question 660: 1,2,3,4,5...

Guest question courtesy Kishore Narendran.

Associate 2^128 (340,282,366,920,938,463,463,374,607,431,768,211,456)
and the date 8th June, 2011 with the pictures below. Connect.


Connect - IPv6 Day [Internet Protocol version 6] celebrated on June 8th.

IPv6 uses 128-bit addresses, so the new address space supports 2128(approximately 340 undecillion or 3.4×10) addresses. This expansion allows for many more devices and users on the internet as well as extra flexibility in allocating addresses and efficiency for routing traffic. It also eliminates the primary need for network address translation (NAT), which gained widespread deployment as an effort to alleviate IPv4 address exhaustion - hence the number.38

The 1st image is that of the logo of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) which developed the IPv6.
The companies - Google, Facebook and Youtube - switched to IPv6 for a day in order to celebrate IPv6 day.


Ritvik said...

The connect is Internet Protocol version 6.
2^128 is the number of addresses it can support and a test run was conducted on 8th June,2011 by Google,Facebook,Youtube,etc.

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madafterknowledge said...

something about the world IPv6 day that was celebrated on 8th June 2011

Siddarth Pai said...

number of ipv6 adresses available
& the connect is ipv6 day, celebrated by youtube, etc

Pi.R.Square said...

IPv6 day is the connect
number of IPv6 addresses & IPv^ day celebrated on june 8 by those companies, who switched to IPv6 for a day