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Mihnea-Costin Grigore — Oct 2010
This page contains all information related to the active measurements network, RIPE Atlas.

Learn more about the RIPE Atlas active measurements network.

You can also find a collection of use cases, reviews and other articles written by RIPE Atlas users.

Measuring your Web Server Reachability with TCP Ping
Measuring your Web Server Reachability with TCP Ping
Rene Wilhelm — 27 Sep 2017

HTTP measurements from RIPE Atlas probes are only possible towards RIPE Atlas anchors. However, when it comes to measuring the connectivity and latency of web servers on the network level, an alternative exists, which we call TCP Ping: a traceroute with special options that mimic the TCP handshake that takes place when an HTTP connection is established. In this article we compare the results of large scale HTTP and TCP Ping measurements. … Read more

Anchoring Measurements: Bringing Back the Balance
Anchoring Measurements: Bringing Back the Balance
Alun Davies — 05 Jul 2017

Ever since the RIPE Atlas anchor network went online, the RIPE NCC has been scheduling anchoring measurements to provide a clear overview of the health of the network. Over time, however, a certain imbalance has crept into such measurements. Here's a look at the problem along with our solution.… Read more

Next Five Sponsored RIPE Atlas Anchors
Next Five Sponsored RIPE Atlas Anchors
Alun Davies — 04 Jul 2017

The second phase of the RIPE NCC’s campaign to sponsor 15 RIPE Atlas anchors has been completed, with another five anchor hosts selected for sponsorship. We want to tell you about the new anchor hosts and also take a look at some related developments here at the RIPE NCC.… Read more

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