Evaluation of IPv6 and comparative study with different operating systems

Mohamed, S. S. and Abusin, A. Y. M. and Chieng, D. (2005) Evaluation of IPv6 and comparative study with different operating systems. In: Third International Conference on Information Technology and Applications, 2005. ICITA 2005. IEEE Xplore, pp. 665-670. ISBN 0-7695-2316-1

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Abstract

With the increasing popularity in recent years, many popular operating system (OS) venders worldwide have incorporated Internet protocol version6 (IPv6) into their OS. The performance of the IP stack, together with the behavior of the OS greatly affects the efficiency of network applications built on top of it. Like any other protocols, the acceptance of various IPv6 implementations heavily relies on the end-user performance. Hence with the availability of a variety of IPv6 implementations, it is essential to evaluate their performance under different operating systems. An investigation of IPv6 stack performance on three different operating systems namely, Windows2003, Redhat Linux 9.0 (Redhat9.0) and FreeBSD4.9 is discussed in this paper. Performance analysis and comparison of the three IPv6 stacks, some interesting points raised by the experimental results are addressed.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Information Science and Technology (FIST)
Depositing User: Ms Suzilawati Abu Samah
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2014 06:16
Last Modified: 28 Jan 2014 06:16
URI: http://shdl.mmu.edu.my/id/eprint/5048

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