Links for the Working Programmer
Some people are obsessed with peak oil, I’m obsessed with peak IPv4.
Large organizations hate infrastructure projects like IPv6
Meaning blocks of IPv4 addresses will continue to grow in value
At some point all that “easy” money will become too tempting for the large shared hosts, and they’ll sell their IP blocks and close up shop
I know shared hosting isn’t cutting edge stuff, but the business and cultural echos of losing shared hosting are sure to felt far and wide.Originally linked on May 24th, 2012