With the news that AWS will be now charging about $4 / instance-month for public IPv4 addresses, many developers who procrastinated ipv6 migration are finally updating both ends of their development setup.
It's a great time to migrate, as all the intermediate infrastructure now supports IPV6 readily. Moreover, you'll benefit from permanent , global addresses for your development instances.
- A single, global, stable address for EC2 instances that never changes. No need for dynamic DNS and other hacks
- No need to pay for Elastic IP addresses on dev instances
- Global addressing for mutual duplex services (no more NAT needed)
- Better flexibility …