Defining the criticality of RIPE NCC services provides a whole range of benefits. In this article, we take a look at the model we're adopting in order to determine a criticality rating for our services.
Twelve years ago the RIPE NCC set out to build the largest Internet measurement network ever made. Today, RIPE Atlas provides users with an unprecedented understanding of the state of the Internet in real time. In this episode, I catch up with Robert Kisteleki to talk about how RIPE Atlas developed…Read article
In this article we take a look at how IRR explorer can be used to analyse and improve routing, IRR registrations, and RPKI configurations by looking at a number of real world examples.
RIPE Atlas has a large enough footprint all over the world to observe various kinds of network behaviour. Recently we've been notified about a case where the IPv6 source address ::/128 appeared in some of our traceroutes. We set out to discover why this happens.
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Since April 2019, I've worked as the HR Director for the RIPE NCC. In this job I'm responsible for aligning RIPE NCC's people management practices with the organisational strategy. Employee well-being and engagement is an important topic for the RIPE NCC, since without the people we would not be able to deliver to our members. As an organisation we take good care of our people but at the same time I see it as a personal challenge to always seek for improvement, with a personal touch.
The diversity of our workforce is very important to us at the RIPE NCC. It broadens our perspective as an organisation, makes us more responsive to new challenges, and improves the quality of our decision making. In this article, I explore what we can do together to stimulate and develop a more div…
The RIPE NCC was requested by the Database Working Group to perform an impact analysis for UTF-8 in the RIPE Database, including the technical and functional effects on the RIPE NCC itself. How would the RIPE Registry function with UTF-8? And what would be the impact on running the Registry?
Suzanne Taylor is a Public Policy & Internet Governance Consultant. In her work with the RIPE NCC, she engages with a broad range of Internet stakeholders including the RIPE NCC membership, governments, law enforcement and intergovernmental organisations. From 2012 to 2016, she worked in communications at the RIPE NCC and has previously worked as a journalist and in media relations and science communications.
We investigate the state of IPv6 in Sweden in this special RIPE NCC Internet Country Report.
At the RIPE NCC, we recently migrated one of the Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) we use to handle keys in RPKI. In this article, we give a detailed overview of the role HSMs play in the broader RPKI system and talk through the steps we took to carry out the migration process.
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This article aims to raise awareness about bias in the Internet measurement infrastructure; e.g., RIPE Atlas, RIPE RIS. What is bias? Is the infrastructure biased? Is it a problem? The article discusses these issues and presents data that can help users to interpret or conduct measurements.
There have been several calls for Russian Internet networks to be shut down in one way or another and announcements that Russia is going to make such cuts. In this article, Stéphane Bortzmeyer explores the issue from a technical point of view.