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The RIPE Global Resource Service

The RIPE Global Resource Service

Denis Walker

9 min read

The RIPE NCC has changed the way data is imported for this service. This allows us to present a more complete Global Resource Service (GRS) for all Internet resources. This article outlines the GRS service including the recent changes. None of these changes have any impact on the standard RIPE Data…

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"diff" Functionality in the RIPE Database

"diff" Functionality in the RIPE Database

Denis Walker

4 min read

Users often like to see the difference between two versions of an object. Some objects can be long and complex. It is not easy to look at two text versions and see what changed. We are proposing to implement a 'diff' function for the RIPE Database.

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Here’s looking at you …

Here’s looking at you …

Geoff Huston

29 min read

Much has been said in recent weeks about various forms of cyber spying. The United States has accused the Chinese of cyber espionage and stealing industrial secrets. A former contractor to the United States’ NSA, Edward Snowden, has accused various US intelligence agencies of systematic examination…

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IPv6 RIPEness - Implementing the Fifth Star

IPv6 RIPEness - Implementing the Fifth Star

Emile Aben

8 min read

In this article we present the first publicly available beta version of the fifth IPv6 RIPEness star. This measures real IPv6 deployment from LIRs in the RIPE NCC service region. The methodology is what we think to be the best compromise yet between simple and fair. In this first version, 573 LIRs …

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Proposed Improvements to "Dummification" of Personal Data in the RIPE Database

Proposed Improvements to "Dummification" of Personal Data in the RIPE Database

Kaveh Ranjbar

11 min read

The RIPE NCC proposes improvements to the algorithm used for removing personal data from the bulk provisioning of RIPE Database data.

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Introducing RIPE Atlas "Quick Look"

Introducing RIPE Atlas "Quick Look"

Robert Kisteleki

4 min read

We're proud to present a new RIPE Atlas feature to RIPE NCC members: Quick Look measurements. Members can use the RIPE Atlas measurement network for a quick, real-time assessment of connectivity. Just enter a destination and watch the results roll in!

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Introducing the RIPE NCC Roadmap

Introducing the RIPE NCC Roadmap

Mirjam Kühne

3 min read

We often get asked about the status of our different services and projects, and while we frequently publish updates on RIPE Labs, we now have a new tool that makes it easier to stay informed. We're happy to announce the RIPE NCC Roadmap, where you can get an overview of all the latest developments …

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Reclaim Functionality for Resource Holders

Reclaim Functionality for Resource Holders

Denis Walker

7 min read

This is an automated process to replace the manual intervention frequently asked of the RIPE NCC to overcome the short comings of the authentication system with regard to proper management of resources by the registered resource holders.

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Presenting Object Metadata in the RIPE Database: Object Tags

Presenting Object Metadata in the RIPE Database: Object Tags

Kaveh Ranjbar

8 min read

In addition to the actual data presented in a RIPE Database object, there is additional data, not directly related to the information contained within an object but still valuable from an operational point of view. The RIPE NCC is proposing a method to optionally display this metadata alongside the…

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Networks With IPv6 Over Time - A Short Update

Networks With IPv6 Over Time - A Short Update

Emile Aben

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We regularly check the status of IPv6 deployment in the RIPE NCC service region, but also in other regions. One way to measure IPv6 deployment is to look at the percentage of networks (Autonomous Systems) announcing IPv6 prefixes and to follow the developments over time.

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