IPv6friday.org :: Learn more about IPv6 every FridayI’ve started a separate blog to inspire people to learn more about IPv6 and start their own labs. It’s called IPv6friday.org and publishes a short article about IPv6 every Friday. I don’t know how the idea got started – I think it was just this Tweet that got a lot of responses.

IPv6 Friday beings

The main problem with IPv6: Knowledge and experience

The main problem with IPv6 today is the lack of knowledge and experience among all the network engineers and system developers out there. In Sweden, we have been running a few very open meetings about IPv6 to discuss and map what to do. Almost all discussions ends up with the question: How can we get companies to invest in IPv6 training on all levels? How do we get the technical people to start playing with IPv6? I don’t have the answer, but for myself, I’ve learned a lot by publishing these articles. Learning new stuff is always fun. As a parallel project, I’m moving a lot of my own servers and services to dual stack (or in some cases, single stack IPv6) servers. It takes time, I make mistakes and I discover a lot of issues in various pieces of software.

Follow me and spend 30 minutes on IPv6 every Friday!

Spend 30 minutes with IPv6 every Friday!Please join the ride, follow the flow and spend at least 30 minutes on IPv6 every Friday. Learn more, lab and join the discussion. In addition to the blog, there’s a Twitter account, Facebook page and a Google plus page. If you have ideas or want to contribute, just contact me.

IPv6 is the future of the Internet. It’s required for the Internet to grow. It’s required for the Internet to be for everyone on the planet. It’s needed for true peer-to-peer applications. We do need it to stop spending time on NAT traversal in SIP and focus on more important issues – like how SIP can become competitive to Skype and FaceTime and the architecture and requirements for a global open Internet-based federation for realtime communication. 30 minutes a week isn’t too much of your valuable time. It’s an investment for the future that will help both yourself in your personal career and the organization your work for. See you next Friday!