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Impact of NWI-10 on Country Codes in Delegated Statistics

On 16 December 2020, the RIPE NCC implemented phase 1 of Numbered Work Item 10 (NWI-10), which applies a consistent interpretation of the Country Code attribute in the RIPE Database and the Extended Delegated Statistics. In this article, we quantify the changes that were made to the latter.

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IPv6 Adoption Statistics: a Comparison of Different Metrics

Following up on earlier research, we're looking at IPv6 adoption statistics provided by various organisations once again. How far do they match, and if not, why not?

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Focus on Portugal

In this article, ahead of this week's PTNOG meeting, we take a look at what our data tells us about Portugal in terms of membership development, IPv6 adoption and routing.

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25,000 LIRs - An End to the Milestone Highs?

Little more than twelve months after we passed the 20,000 active LIRs mark, the number of LIR accounts reached a new milestone on 2 October 2019. As the number of available IPv4 addresses in our pool dropped to 3 million, applications for new LIRs exploded. In July alone, we saw a record number of…

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20,000 Local Internet Registries - A Peek into the Future

On 25 September 2018, the RIPE NCC passed the milestone of 20,000 Local Internet Registries (LIRs). We look at what's happened since the previous milestone of 15,000 LIRs and share our thoughts about the future: how much time is left for the IPv4 pool, and what are the prospects for membership deve…

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IPv6 Adoption Statistics: How do APNIC and Facebook Compare?

Both APNIC and Facebook publish statistics on IPv6 adoption per country. Next to the visualisations, these organisations also provide the numerical data. We take a look at these to see how the two methodologies compare.

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So Long Last /8 and Thanks For All the Allocations

On 17 April 2018, we allocated the last available block of 1,024 addresses in 185/8 - the last /8 we received from IANA back in 2011. This article looks at how this address space was allocated and how it is used today. It's important to keep in mind that while 185/8 is finished, we still have aroun…

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RIPE NCC Members and Resources in 2017

In this article we're looking at membership developments over the previous year. How many new LIRs opened, and is this consistent with our earlier projections? How much longer will IPv4 last? And what about IPv6 uptake?

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A Shrinking Pie? The IPv4 Transfer Market in 2017

A record number of IPv4 addresses were transferred between LIRs in the RIPE NCC service region in 2017. However, 16 of the largest transfers, amounting to 78% of the total transferred address space, were really about the administrative management of resources between related business units. In term…

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Measuring your Web Server Reachability with TCP Ping

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 …

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