Stephen Strowes




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Stephen is a principal engineer in the Office of the CTO at Fastly, where he spends his time trying to figure out what the Internet is. He obtained his PhD in Internet routing scalability from the University of Glasgow in 2012.

IPv6 Adoption in 2021

As part of our ongoing efforts to chart the rise and rise of IPv6, we’ve been looking into the difference between average IPv6 capability per country over a few days in June 2020 versus the most recent similar averages for 2021.

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Improvements to the RIPE Atlas Datasets on Google BigQuery

We've been using Google's BigQuery platform for ongoing operational tasks and research questions, and we've got a little more experience under our belts. We're improving the ways we expose public data on the platform.

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Address Assignment Practices in IPv4 and IPv6

In prior work, we've studied IPv4 allocation patterns in domestic ISPs. Time has passed, and IPv6 adoption has continued, so in this article we review our current observations on IPv4 and IPv6 assignment practices.

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Reviewing RIPE Atlas Software Probes

In February this year, we opened up applications to host RIPE Atlas software probes. After spending a few months diligently measuring the Internet, how are they doing?

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Announcing RIPE Atlas Data on Google BigQuery

Google BigQuery is a data warehousing platform with an SQL query interface on top. This is a powerful tool that allows us to rapidly filter, query, and process RIPE Atlas measurement results, improving our ability to explore this dataset. We are now making RIPE Atlas measurement results publicly av…

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Visibility of IPv4 and IPv6 Prefix Lengths in 2019

In August 2011, we wrote about IPv4 and IPv6 prefix lengths visible in BGP. It's time for an update!

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Comparing Virtual and Metal RIPE Atlas Anchors

Our VM pilot allows us an opportunity to run a like-for-like comparison between two RIPE Atlas anchors. We're grateful for the support from DigitalOcean, who are running two machines (one metal, one virtual) from the same geographical location.

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IPv6 Launchiversary: the View from RIPE Atlas and K-root

IPv6 growth continues apace; content networks regularly measure more than 20% of their requests as taking place over IPv6 today. However, deployment has not been uniform. In this article, we review growth from the perspective of RIPE Atlas data since the launch event.

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Here to Stay: RIPE Atlas Daily Archives

A few months ago we started offering daily archives of public RIPE Atlas measurements. We're happy to announce that this service is here to stay!

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Current Network Connectivity from Puerto Rico

Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck massive damage across the Caribbean this year. In disaster recovery situations, the Internet is critical communications infrastructure. In this article, we look at the observable network effects on Puerto Rico in the aftermath of hurricane Maria.

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