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For many years I have been the leader of the Research and Development team at the RIPE NCC leading a dedicated team of thinkers to support the RIPE community by providing network research, data analysis and prototype tool development and services including RIPE Atlas and RIPEstat. As of 2023, I'm working as a principal engineer in order to assist the CTO and the RIPE NCC's information services.
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Related to a thread on the NANOG mailing list about "BGP hijack from 23724 -> 4134 China?", we checked if any of those prefixes originated in the RIPE NCC service region.
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On 30 January 2010 the RIR system reached a small milestone: on this day APNIC has surpassed the RIPE NCC in terms of total allocated/assigned IPv4 address space, as seen in the RIR stats files. On this occasion we decided to look a bit into how IPv4 allocation/assignment rates changed over the las…
After the Resource Explainer REX has been available for four weeks, we looked at the usage statistics collected by the tool to get a better ide how useful this tool could be for the wider community.
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The current version (v0.1) knows only about IPv4 address space. We went for the most difficult part first. ASNs and IPv6 address space will follow (please note the follow-up articles below describing additional functionality about the Resource Explainer).