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ExaBGP - A new Tool to Interact with BGP
Thomas Mangin — Jul 08, 2010 10:10 AM

ExaBGP is a new application designed to provide an easy way for programmers and system admistrators to interact with BGP networks.

Economic Incentives for Cooperation to Fight Spam
John S. Quarterman — Jul 06, 2010 09:30 AM

Around 90% of all email is spam, and the situation is not getting better. The IIAR project at the University of Texas is building econometric models for economic incentives for Internet email providers, so that they can better prevent and deal with spam and botnets.

Interesting Graph - RIPE DB Objects
Robert Kisteleki — Jun 24, 2010 08:50 AM

This graph shows how the number of various RIPE Database objects evolved over time, in particular domain, intenum, route and aut_num objects.

Routing Information Service (RIS) Raw Dataset
Erik Romijn — Jun 23, 2010 04:50 PM

The Routing Information Service (RIS) is a RIPE NCC project to collect and store Internet routing data. Both BGP updates and RIB dumps are collected and stored. The data is then made available to the Internet community for troubleshooting and research.

The Waikato Internet Traffic Storage (WITS) Passive Datasets
Emile Aben — Jun 23, 2010 04:50 PM

This data is a mirror of the passive (i.e. traffic trace) datasets stored at the WITS archive that is maintained by the WAND research group. Because bandwidth is expensive in New Zealand it is very beneficial for the WAND research group to have this data hosted elsewhere.

Reverse DNS Delegations
Emile Aben — Jun 23, 2010 04:50 PM

This dataset consists of a daily snapshot of the reverse zones ( and as published by the RIRs on their public FTP servers in the /pub/zones/ directory. The RIRs use this data operationally. The zones under and are assembled from these files.

Emile Aben — Jun 23, 2010 04:50 PM

This dataset consists of passive (i.e. traffic trace) datasets collected and stored by the former NLANR research group. This data is part of the WITS archive and is unique because it contains a lot of historic traffic trace data from a period for which little other trace data is still preserved. The data goes back as far as 1993.

IPv6 Web Statistics
Emile Aben — Jun 23, 2010 04:50 PM

This data set consists of information on the fraction of IPv6 in hits and unique source IPs to This data was updated weekly between April 2008 and December 2010 and can be used as an indicator to track IPv6 deployment in this period.

About the RIPE Data Repository
Emile Aben — Jun 23, 2010 04:45 PM

The RIPE Data Repository is a collection of datasets that are useful for scientific and operational Internet research.

IPv6 Measurements - A Compilation (Part2)
Mirjam Kühne — Jun 22, 2010 10:00 AM

This is the second part of a compilation of IPv6 measurements produced by various organisations and individuals, including links to their measurements, explanations of their methods and the results of their studies.

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