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Native IPv6 @ Home

Daniel Karrenberg — Sep 02, 2010 05:35 PM

A short story about ad hoc IPv6/IPv4 measurements.

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RIPE NCC and Duke University BGP Experiment

Erik Romijn — Aug 31, 2010 02:40 PM

On 27 August 2010, the RIPE NCC's Routing Information Service (RIS) was involved in an experiment using optional attributes in the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). As a result of this experiment, a small, but significant percentage of global Internet traffic was disrupted for a period of about 30 minutes. The following article provides some background information on the experiment itself and its effect on the network.

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Active Measurements - A Small Probe

Daniel Karrenberg — Aug 30, 2010 10:00 AM

Following the first announcement of the active measurement network we are planning to set up, you can find a short description below of the equipment we are planning to use for all vantage points.

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Interesting Graph - IPv6 Performance

Emile Aben — Aug 25, 2010 01:00 AM

This graph shows IPv6 performance as measured to These measurements show performance of native IPv6 on average being very close to IPv4.

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Refinements to the RIPE Database Query API

Paul Palse — Aug 23, 2010 09:00 AM

Over the last few months, since the last release of our RESTful Query Web Service, we have been adding functionality and fixed some issues that we found while using the underlying API. So, with this update we are releasing all these refinements and fixes to you. Most of the improvements address parsing complexities of the RPSL format.

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RIPE NCC Validator for Resource Certification

Amanda Gowland — Aug 20, 2010 10:10 AM

Resource certification can be used to help secure routing. The resource certification system is based on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) principles. The RIPE NCC Validator for resource certification can help network operators make the necessary routing decisions. You can download the tool below.

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IPv6 RIPEness - Criteria for a Potential Fifth Star Rating

Vesna Manojlovic — Aug 17, 2010 02:50 PM

We recently posted an article about IPv6 "RIPEness", a four-star rating system of Local Internet Registry (LIR) IPv6 deployment.

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Active Measurements Need More Vantage Points

Daniel Karrenberg — Aug 16, 2010 09:30 AM

This is the first in a series of articles in which we will describe our plan to set up a new measurement network and how we plan to master the engineering, economic and community-building challenges.

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Interesting Graph - IPv6 Allocations since 1999

Mirjam Kühne — Aug 04, 2010 02:25 PM

The graph shows the number of IPv6 allocations made by the RIPE NCC to its membership since 1999.

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IXP Traffic During the FIFA World Cup 2010

Fergal Cunningham — Aug 03, 2010 10:55 AM

Serge Radovcic from the European Internet Exchange Association (Euro-IX) examined the effect that the FIFA World Cup 2010 had on IXP traffic statistics in Europe during the tournament.

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