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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Interesting Graph - RIPE NCC Training Statistics
Mirjam Kühne — Jul 30, 2010 10:15 AM

The RIPE NCC has trained thousands of Local Internet Registries for more than 15 years. Please find some more details in this article.

RIPE Data Repository - A 100 TB Portal of Easy-to-Access Datasets
Mirjam Kühne — Jul 26, 2010 11:10 AM

The RIPE NCC has launched the RIPE Data Repository, a ‘portal’ that hosts a collection of data sets useful for scientific and operational Internet research. The repository can hold up to 100TB of diverse sets of data, some going back as far as 1993.

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