The RIPE NCC is proposing to deprecate DBConstat, a service to check consistency of data in the RIPE Database and produce statistics. It was written over ten years ago and has changed little over that period.
Last week there were several problems with the RIPE NCC's reverse DNS (rDNS) service. This article is a first report about the events. It is not intended to analyse the causes or make detailed recommendations for action.
With the introduction of a new firmware version for RIPE Atlas probes, the structure of the measurement results will be changing. Anyone making use of the raw results is advised to read about these upcoming changes and to subscribe to our RSS feed or subscribe to our mailing list to be notified of future firmware releases.
For World IPv6 Launch, the RIPE NCC offered a RIPEstat DNS widget. This article looks at the response to this offering.
In this article we show some interesting traffic graphs seen at IXPs during the first round of matches.
Please find below an update of our effort to help network operators clean-up redundant settings with respect to 22.214.171.124/16
Like last year during World IPv6 Day, the RIPE NCC has been doing various measurements during World IPv6 Launch on 6 June. We will publish the results in a series of articles on RIPE Labs.
The European Football Championships is the third most watched sporting event in the world (after the World Cup and the Olympics). Euro 2012 takes place in Poland and Ukraine from 8 June, so we are teaming up with Euro-IX (The European Internet Exchange Point Association) to look at Internet Exchange Point (IXP) traffic during the tournament.
RIPEstat widgets - which can be embedded in any web page - can now be configured to allow your site's visitors to query resources.
In anticipation of reaching the last /8 of IPv4 addresses in the RIPE NCC service region, we have been looking at the number of IPv4 addresses the RIPE NCC handed out over the last four years. The curves look surprisingly uniform.