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When Does World IPv6 Day Start?
When Does World IPv6 Day Start?
Emile Aben — May 31, 2011 02:45 PM

World IPv6 Day is on 8 June 2011. On this day, a lot of organisations, including some of the most popular ones like Google, Yahoo and Facebook, are going to provide IPv6 addresses for AAAA queries for their websites. This will make content available over IPv6 for one full day. Since DNS responses are often cached, some users won't see this change immediately. In this article we look at how DNS caching affects the start of World IPv6 Day, and how World IPv6 Day participants can minimise these effects.

World IPv6 Day - IPv6 Eye Chart
World IPv6 Day - IPv6 Eye Chart
Emile Aben — May 27, 2011 10:30 AM

The RIPE NCC is doing some measurements for World IPv6 Day. One of them is the IPv6 eye chart, a web page that allows you to test your connectivity to selected dual-stacked web sites and World IPv6 participants. The goal is to see if an end user has connectivity problems to dual-stacked websites. This is an increasingly rare problem, but still perceived important enough to prohibit content providers to go dual-stack.

RIPE Atlas - First Results
RIPE Atlas - First Results
Robert Kisteleki — May 24, 2011 06:05 PM

Since the first RIPE Atlas probes we handed out at the RIPE Meeting in Rome in November 2010, a lot of progress has been made. There is a lot of interest in these probes and in the measurement results. We were happy to see that we surpassed our original goals quite quickly. Now the number of probes out there is sufficient to look at first results.

IPv6 CPE Survey Results - May 2011
IPv6 CPE Survey Results - May 2011
Marco Hogewoning — May 23, 2011 10:10 AM

A couple of months ago we announced that we were going to redo the IPv6 CPE survey. Based on your feedback, a real survey was released at the end of April 2011. So far we have received over 100 responses. We'll keep the survey open to gather more information, but for now we would like to share some initial results with you.

RIPEstat Live Demo #5
Mark Dranse — May 18, 2011 08:30 AM

This article summarises today's RIPEstat demo session, including new features, changes and improvements. At the end of the article you can find the date of the next demo, and options for providing feedback.

RIPE DB Mobile Available Now
RIPE DB Mobile Available Now
Szabolcs Andrasi — May 12, 2011 03:05 PM

As announced earlier on RIPE Labs, the RIPE Database mobile application (called RIPE DB Mobile) has now been released. Please find more details in the article below.

IPv6 RIPEness - One Year Later
IPv6 RIPEness - One Year Later
Vesna Manojlovic — May 04, 2011 09:40 AM

A year ago we introduced IPv6 RIPEness - a system that rates IPv6 deployment of Local Internet Registries based on certain criteria. It was meant to encourage LIRs to deploy IPv6. Now, one year later, we are proud to present the progress of this project.

IPv6 CPE Survey - Please Participate
Marco Hogewoning — Apr 27, 2011 11:00 AM

With all the feedback received after the last IPv6 CPE matrix we published, we have now developed a more detailed survey to compile the experience you have with the IPv6 capabilities of your Customer Premise Equipment. Please help other users by filling in this survey!

RIPE Database Mobile Application
RIPE Database Mobile Application
Szabolcs Andrasi — Apr 21, 2011 03:20 PM

The RIPE NCC is working on a mobile application that will make it easier for users to access data in the RIPE Database from a mobile device.

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