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Researching Next Generation RIS Route Collectors

Wouter Miltenburg — Jul 21, 2014 10:15 AM

Researching Next Generation RIS Route Collectors This project was initiated to research, develop and deploy a prototype that could potentially replace the current Remote Route Collectors (RRCs) and which invokes less delay. It was a graduation project for my bachelor thesis at the HvA (Hogeschool van Amsterdam). This article outlines the possible solutions that we found and examined during the research stage of this project. It also describes a proposal to create a prototype, based on the chosen solution.

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Internet Traffic During the World Cup 2014

Emile Aben — Jul 18, 2014 10:15 AM

Internet Traffic During the World Cup 2014 The World Cup is one of the most watched events on the planet, and we've been looking at traffic changes at Internet Exchange Points during the matches in Brazil at World Cup 2014. The final part of our analysis is now available, with a look at what happened during the final four matches of the tournament (section 4).

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Revising the RIPE Database Documentation

Fatemah Mafi — Jul 15, 2014 12:15 PM

The RIPE NCC is currently revising the RIPE Database documentation as requested by the community at recent RIPE Meetings. The goal is to produce one complete and accurate set of documentation that fully describes all aspects of the RIPE Database. The documentation will be a collection of small documents that will be published as soon as they become available. Over the coming months, you can expect to see a steady supply of these new documents. The current documentation will be available until the new set is complete.

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How RIPE Atlas Helped Wikipedia Users

Emile Aben — Jul 09, 2014 12:25 PM

How RIPE Atlas Helped Wikipedia Users Engineers from the Wikimedia Foundation and the RIPE NCC recently collaborated on a project to measure the latency of Wikimedia sites for users worldwide. Together, we identified ways to decrease latency and improve performance for users around the world.

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RIPE NCC Training Survey Results

Sandra Brás — Jul 01, 2014 02:19 PM

RIPE NCC Training Survey Results At the beginning of each year and after each course we send a survey to our members who participated in our training courses. Our goal is to find out if what the participants learn in these courses is useful for their daily operations. We use this feedback to adjust our courses as much as possible to our members' learning needs. Please find below the results of the yearly 2014 survey.

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IPv6 to Secure Business Continuity

Marco Hogewoning — Jun 30, 2014 12:17 PM

Every few months somewhere somebody will tell you that the sky is falling and the end of the Internet is close. The reasons brought up vary through a broad spectrum from superior technology to the lack of capacity. To a large extent people in the industry have become immune to these messages, for they are either unrealistic or in cases where the threat was real, the Internet responded in its usual resilient ways, adopting to the changing environment. It is this remarkable flexibility and the constant search for optimisation that has made Internet seep into every little corner of our lives and businesses.

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The IPv6 Analyser

Alex Band — Jun 20, 2014 11:55 AM

The IPv6 Analyser The IPv6 Analyser is a toolset that offers our members a visual insight into all the allocations, aggregations and assignments they have made. It was announced a few weeks ago and we're seeing LIRs starting to use it. Please find below some more details about this tool.

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How Fast the RIPE Atlas Anchor Has Paid Off

Tim Kleefass — Jun 12, 2014 10:50 AM

How Fast the RIPE Atlas Anchor Has Paid Off We installed a RIPE Atlas Anchor and saw immediate results!

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How to Convert your TTM Box to a Stratum-1 NTP Server

Colin Petrie — Jun 05, 2014 04:55 PM

As part of decommissioning the TTM system, we investigated the possibilities for converting existing TTM boxes to stand-alone NTP servers.

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SSHCure: SSH Intrusion Detection Using NetFlow and IPFIX

Luuk Hendriks — Jun 05, 2014 11:30 AM

SSHCure: SSH Intrusion Detection Using NetFlow and IPFIX SSHCure is an Intrusion Detection System for SSH, developed at the University of Twente. It allows analysing large amounts of flow data and is the first IDS capable of identifying actual compromises. Being deployed in various networks, ranging from small Web-hosting companies to nation-wide backbone networks, SSHCure has proven to be a stable system in high-speed networks.

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