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IETF 101 Liveblog

The 101st meeting of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) runs from 17 - 23 March 2018 in London. RIPE NCC staff at the event will be live blogging key moments. See this page for regular updates on the issues, arguments and ideas discussed over the course of the meeting.

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Hackathons are Awesome!

In December 2014, we announced our first RIPE NCC hackathon, and since then we had six (and a half)! Looking back at these glorious events, we notice the results and inspirations they produced, and we are preparing for the exciting future. This article is a big THANK YOU to the community that made it possible!

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OpenIPmap - A Collaborative Approach to Mapping Internet Infrastructure

OpenIPmap, the RIPE NCC’s tool for geolocating core Internet infrastructure, has undergone a full architectural overhaul. With a new set of APIs and interfaces designed to cater to the needs of all users, the system integrates various methods for estimating the geographical locations of IXPs, core routers and other components of Internet infrastructure. In this, the first of two RIPE Labs articles on the topic, we look at the evolution of OpenIPmap from its inception to today.

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A Shrinking Pie? The IPv4 Transfer Market in 2017

A record number of IPv4 addresses were transferred between LIRs in the RIPE NCC service region in 2017. However, 16 of the largest transfers, amounting to 78% of the total transferred address space, were really about the administrative management of resources between related business units. In terms of buyers and sellers, this part of the IPv4 transfer market decreased in size last year.

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