I am sure it won’t come as a surprise to hear that the developers of the RIPE Database are also ‘power users’ of the database. We pull out information for statistics, maintenance and support and we run projects where we work with bulk data.
In Part 1 of this article we showed some statistics on IPv6 at end-users and at caching DNS resolvers. In this part will dig deeper into the data we collected and show details on mobile device use of IPv6, country- and city-level IPv6 deployment numbers, and AS-level statistics.
The RIPE Database contains a lot of useful information about who to contact in case of network abuse or spam. But sometimes it can be difficult to find the right abuse handler information for a network resource in the RIPE Database. We developed an Abuse Finder tool that will make it easier.
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…
We were assigned a 32-bit Autonomous System Number from IANA to deploy a new DNS cluster with a different routing policy.