Network Operations

All articles

The Future of the IPv6 CPE Survey - More Input Needed

The Future of the IPv6 CPE Survey - More Input Needed

4 min read

After 3 updates and a lot of progress on IPv6 in general, it is time to think about the next version of the IPv6 CPE survey. With an increased deployment of IPv6, we are seeking a way to make it easier for you to provide feedback and to present the data in a more structured way.

Article tags:

0 You have liked this article 0 times.
5
IPv6 CPE Survey - Updated (January 2011)

IPv6 CPE Survey - Updated (January 2011)

Mirjam Kühne

13 min read

Based on new information we received since the last publication, we updated the IPv6 CPE matrix below. Please also note a call for help. We are preparing a detailed survey to gather more user feedback and would like you participate in this survey.

Article tags:

2 You have liked this article 0 times.
8
RIPE NCC Hostcount

RIPE NCC Hostcount

4 min read

For 20 years, the RIPE NCC counted the number of hosts in its service region. The Internet has grown dramatically since then and there are various ways to measure that growth. The article below describes the history of the Hostcount, the challenges we faced over the years and the reasons why we int…

Article tags:

0 You have liked this article 0 times.
0
Interesting Graph - How Accurate is the RIPE Routing Registry?

Interesting Graph - How Accurate is the RIPE Routing Registry?

Rene Wilhelm

5 min read

Last month we published a graph that shows how complete the RIPE Routing Registry really is. How many of the organisations that receive an Autonomous System Number (ASN) from the RIPE NCC use the RIPE Routing Registry to register their route objects. The results were encouraging. But do these route…

Article tags:

0 You have liked this article 0 times.
0
6to4 - How Bad is it Really?

6to4 - How Bad is it Really?

Emile Aben

6 min read

At the recent RIPE 61 meeting in Rome and at earlier meetings, we heard that connectivity over 6to4 is not very dependable, which hampers IPv6 deployment. I wondered how bad it really is and started measuring it. This article describes what I measured and shows the results. Spoiler: It's pretty bad.

Article tags:

0 You have liked this article 0 times.
17
Returning Unannounced Legacy IPv4 Address Space

Returning Unannounced Legacy IPv4 Address Space

Mirjam Kühne

2 min read

In the early days of the Internet, many organisations received very large amounts of address space. Some of it has not been used and is not visible on the Internet. As the RIPE NCC's pool of available IPv4 address space nears depletion, we are actively encouraging holders of unused unannounced spac…

Article tags:

0 You have liked this article 0 times.
8
Inter-Domain Routing Security: Deployment and Expectations

Inter-Domain Routing Security: Deployment and Expectations

Mirjam Kühne

7 min read

This artlce looks at the results of a recent survey that was conducted to find out which network security methods are currently in place and how operators are preparing for the introduction of Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI). As part of the study, we also conducted interviews with a numbe…

Article tags:

0 You have liked this article 0 times.
0

Showing 841 article(s)