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Addressing in 2016
Addressing in 2016
Geoff Huston — 08 Feb 2017

Time for another annual roundup from the world of IP addresses. Let’s see what has changed in the past 12 months in addressing the Internet, and look at how IP address allocation information can inform us of the changing nature of the network itself.… Read more

Tags: ipv4 ipv6
Using RIPE Atlas to Validate International Routing Detours
Using RIPE Atlas to Validate International Routing Detours
Anant Shah — 30 Jan 2017

International routing detours are paths that originate in one country, visit another country and return to the original country. Such circuitous routes could occur due to intentional traffic engineering, lack of local peering, BGP misconfigurations, or even attacks. Detecting such events helps network engineers to diagnose problems. … Read more