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Beta Version of the RPKI RTR Client C Library Released

Beta Version of the RPKI RTR Client C Library Released

Matthias Wählisch

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The beta version of the first public, open-source reference C implementation of the RPKI/RTR router end is available.

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DNSSEC Deployment Today

DNSSEC Deployment Today

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The RIPE NCC has been signing its zones since 2005. Other operators waited for the root to be signed. And signing the root zone in June 2010 clearly encouraged others to deploy DNSSEC. In this article we describe the status of those zones maintained by the RIPE NCC and give an overview of the globa…

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Comparing Certified Resources to BGP Routing

Comparing Certified Resources to BGP Routing

Alex Band

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We have implemented a new feature in the Resource Certification Service that compares the certified resources a Local Internet Registry (LIR) holds and the Route Origin Authorisations (ROAs) they have created with the BGP announcements seen by the RIPE NCC Remote Route Collectors. It will display t…

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Local Certification Service Launched

Local Certification Service Launched

Alex Band

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In order to use the RIPE NCC Resource Certification (RPKI) Service, the only option up to now was to rely on the hosted system in the LIR Portal. Today we are releasing a proof of concept of the Local Certification Service. This allows RIPE NCC members to run Resource Certification on their own sys…

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Measuring World IPv6 Day - Comparing IPv4 and IPv6 Performance

Measuring World IPv6 Day - Comparing IPv4 and IPv6 Performance

Emile Aben

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During World IPv6 day we measured the performance of IPv4 and IPv6 between 40 vantage points and 46 World IPv6 Day participants and other dual-stacked sites. If one has to pick a winner, then the old protocol, IPv4, would win, but IPv6 often shows comparable or better performance.

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Assigning 32-bit ASNs

Assigning 32-bit ASNs

Mirjam Kühne

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The RIPE NCC has been assigning 32-bit Autonomous System Numbers for quite some time now. In this article we're showing a number of statistics and some analysis.

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RIPE NCC Active Measurements Of World IPv6 Day Dataset

RIPE NCC Active Measurements Of World IPv6 Day Dataset

Emile Aben

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As part of our Data Repository we released a new dataset. This dataset contains DNS lookups (A+AAAA), ping/ping6, traceroute/traceroute6 and HTTP fetches (IPv4/IPv6) from 40 vantage points (TTM, CAIDA Ark, and others), to 53 web sites involved in World IPv6 Day. The data covers the period from 2011…

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Measuring World IPv6 Day - Long-Term Effects

Measuring World IPv6 Day - Long-Term Effects

Emile Aben

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In this article we'll look at some of the more long-term effects of World IPv6 Day, as seen in our measurements a number of weeks after the event itself.

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