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Taking it to the Limit - Testing the Performance of R&E Networking

Taking it to the Limit - Testing the Performance of R&E Networking

Mirjam Kühne

6 min read

Please read this guest post by Mian Usman, Network Architect at GÉANT: One of the big questions often asked of R&E networking is why? Why, when commercial networks are so large, is there still a need for dedicated research networks? Surely organisations can simply buy commercial off-the-shelf netw…

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BGP Even-More Specifics in 2017

BGP Even-More Specifics in 2017

Stephen Strowes

8 min read

Since October 2014, we have been advertising two IPv4 /25s and two IPv4 /28s, to better understand how far they propagate across the network. In this article, we review how things have (or have not) changed over the years.

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The Internet was Built on Trust. But What Does it Run On?

The Internet was Built on Trust. But What Does it Run On?

Uta Meier-Hahn

12 min read

One of the most noble narratives about the Internet is that it is built on trust. This article sets out to check if that saying still holds true.

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Talking Traffic at TMA 2017

Talking Traffic at TMA 2017

Stephen Strowes

7 min read

Last week, the Network Traffic, Measurement and Analysis Conference (TMA) took place in Maynooth, Ireland. A full week was scheduled, featuring a PhD school across Monday and Tuesday, the Mobile Network Measurements (MNM) workshop on Tuesday, and the main conference from Wednesday to Friday. We wer…

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Recursives in the Wild: Engineering Authoritative DNS Servers

Recursives in the Wild: Engineering Authoritative DNS Servers

Moritz Müller

5 min read

By analysing how resolvers select authoritative name servers in the wild we investigated how DNS operators are able to reduce DNS response times.

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Why is the Internet so Slow?

Why is the Internet so Slow?

Mirjam Kühne

4 min read

Ilker Nadi Bozkurt and his colleagues found that the Internet is much slower than it could be. They wonder where this slowdown comes from and what can be done about it.

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Finding Open DNS Resolvers on IPv6

Finding Open DNS Resolvers on IPv6

Luuk Hendriks

9 min read

Open DNS resolvers that answer queries coming from anyone have been the main component of a large number of DDoS attacks in recent years.

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Introduction to the Quantum Internet

Introduction to the Quantum Internet

Vesna Manojlovic

6 min read

Please read this guest post about the quantum Internet by Stephanie Wehner, Professor at the University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands.

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BGP Table Fragmentation: What & Who?

BGP Table Fragmentation: What & Who?

Julien Gamba

9 min read

BGP routing table growth is one of the major Internet scaling issues, and prefix deaggregation is thought to be a major contributor to table growth. In this work we quantify the fragmentation of the routing table by the type of IP prefix. We observe that the proportion of deaggregated prefixes has …

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RIPE NCC Technical Services 2017 - Part Three: Focus on Tools and Research

RIPE NCC Technical Services 2017 - Part Three: Focus on Tools and Research

Kaveh Ranjbar

11 min read

Please find below the third part of our technical services update. This time we're focusing on our research activities and a number of tools we are developing.

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