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A Study on Comparison and Contrast between IPv6 and IPv4 Feature Sets.

Conference: International Conference on Computer Networks and Security (ICCNS-2008)

ABSTRACT This document provides an analysis and comparison
of IPv4 and IPv6 under various circumstances. It is well
understood that IPv6 has been designed to replace IPv4. We have
done a feature-by-feature comparison and contrast of IPv6 versus
IPv4 and found that IPv6 offers many unique opportunities for
increasing a network architectures efficiency and agility. In some
sense, there is a competition going on between these protocols, as
they are not directly compatible, and network providers and users
are being forced to determine whether to support one or both
protocols for various network services. The new version of IP,(i.e.
IPv6), constitutes an effort to overcome the inborn limitations of
IPv4, in order for the new protocol be able to respond to the new
needs as they shape today in the Internet. This paper is aimed to
discuss about various comparison issues when porting an IPv4
application to IPv6 with focus on issues that an application
developer would face rather than a complete API reference.IPv4 is
the incumbent and currently has the most widespread usage for
conventional Internet applications.IPv6 is a large-scale re-design
and re-engineering of IPv4, based on many lessons learned as the
IPv4-based Internet grew and was used in unforeseen ways

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