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Historical Whois
Historical Whois
Christian Teuschel — 05 Apr 2018

The Historical Whois widget is a new RIPEstat widget that allows users to visually navigate through RIPE Database objects and their historical versions. It comes equipped with a set of handy features for comparing historical changes to objects in a diff-tool like fashion.… Read more

Connecting 5 Million Users to IPv6
Connecting 5 Million Users to IPv6
Richard Patterson — 04 Apr 2018

In 2016, Sky UK completed a project that was three years in the planning and became the first major ISP in the UK to enable IPv6 for customers. With all existing eligible subscriber lines enabled, around 90% of the fixed-line broadband customer base picked up and started using IPv6, adding over 5 million new eyeballs to the IPv6 Internet.… Read more

RIPE Atlas Probes: Delays in Distribution
Alun Davies — 29 Mar 2018

The good news: RIPE Atlas is growing both in terms of geographical diversity and ASN coverage. What's more, RIPE Atlas is evolving, with a new generation of probe hardware having already passed the test phase and a pilot programme underway to assess the viability of VM anchors. The not so good news: With RIPE Atlas so much in demand, and with our current provider having ceased manufacturing of the probe hardware, we've had to dramatically reduce the number of probes we're distributing.… Read more

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