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commit 781439b657f021a1c4ef52af280af729d422a4fa
parent bc5bb6c9486f30e375bb2621dba96c960b66e5fd
Author: Michał M. Sapka <michal@sapka.me>
Date:   Thu, 27 Apr 2023 22:42:04 +0200

feat: article for 2023-04-27

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diff --git a/content/2023/size-of-ipv6.md b/content/2023/size-of-ipv6.md @@ -0,0 +1,16 @@ +--- +title: "Size of IPv6" +category: "software" +abstract: Just how big is IPV6? +date: 2023-04-27T22:34:53+02:00 +year: 2026 +draft: false +tags: +- networking +- IPv6 +- Absolute-FreeBSD +--- +[Absolute FreeBSD by Michael W. Lucas](https://nostarch.com/absfreebsd3): + +> IPv6 uses 128-bit [...] A 128-bit address space is unimaginably huge, but let’s try to imagine it. Count every human being that’s ever lived. Now count the number of cells in each of them—not just in their body but also all the bacterial cells in their bodies. IPv6 is roomy enough to assign each of those cells an address space larger than the entirety of IPv4. +