When can a particular address block considered to be globally routed. The purpose of this document is to come up with a definition of "globally" routed prefixes which can be used in any analysis of RIS data, both recent and historic.
This articles reports from an analysis where we used REX to find out more information about the IP addresses used by Ukrtelecom after they were identified as a spam source.
This is a report about APNIC participating in the Day In the Life data collection activities organized by OARC and CAIDA.
This essay compares the analysis of economic governance done by Nobel Prize winners Dr. Elinor Ostrom and Dr. Oliver Williamson with the Internet addressing and routing system.
After the RIPE NCC implemented a system that checks for lame DNS servers in the part of the DNS tree the RIPE NCC maintains I was curious to find out how big a problem DNS lameness really is. I wrote a tool and presented it at the DNS WG during RIPE 59 in Lisbon.
If you were looking at the RIPE Labs site this week, you might be interested to know that you were not the only one.
While walking around the hallways at RIPE59, a couple of people asked me how the movies were made, what tools did I use and such. So here's a short summary on what I did to produce these movies.
There is a lot of interesting stuff here on Labs and there is more to come.
This is an introduction to NetSense, a new intercace that combines a set of known tools like the DNS hostcount, RIS and TTM.
The current version (v0.1) knows only about IPv4 address space. We went for the most difficult part first. ASNs and IPv6 address space will follow (please note the follow-up articles below describing additional functionality about the Resource Explainer).
INRDB is a non-conventional database hosting many different, number resource related data sets.
Instructions for some popular programs are below.
RIPE Labs is a new platform designed by the RIPE NCC for network operators, developers and industry experts to expose, test and discuss innovative Internet-related tools, ideas and analysis that can benefit the RIPE community and RIPE NCC members.
These are the slides Daniel Karrenberg presented - well tried to present when the laptop broke down - at the Moscow Regional Meeting. The version on offer here includes a few extras that didn't make it to the screen in Moscow.
Labs is being built. We're almost ready to go. Find out about the early days of RIPE Labs
We look at the consumption rate of 16-bit ASNs and try to make an educated guess on how long they would last if the current allocation rules would be extended.
With Labs getting off the ground, it was time to find someone to power the building of a dynamic and diverse community.
The forums in Drupal look good enough for the purpose and the web folks like the platform. Looks like RIPE Labs will be launched based on Drupal.