What is the difference between ipv4 and ip version 6?

by on May 16, 2013

Q: What is the difference between ipv4 and ip version 6?


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    Here is a great article speaking about the two of them and the differences.
    http://www.webopedia.com/DidYouKnow/Internet/ipv6_ipv4_difference.html

    Here is a except from this:
    “An IP address is binary numbers but can be stored as text for human readers. For example, a 32-bit numeric address (IPv4) is written in decimal as four numbers separated by periods. Each number can be zero to 255. For example, 1.160.10.240 could be an IP address.
    IPv6 addresses are 128-bit IP address written in hexadecimal and separated by colons. An example IPv6 address could be written like this: 3ffe:1900:4545:3:200:f8ff:fe21:67cf “