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RIPE NCC - World IPv6 Launch Measurements

See also: World IPv6 Day Measurements (2011-06-08) - RIPE Atlas IPv6 Reachability test (LIRs only) - IPv6 Eye Chart - World IPv6 Launch ISOC pages - Test IPv6 - Netalyzr


The RIPE NCC will perform ongoing measurements related to World IPv6 Launch, which takes place on 6 June 2012. As a part of this effort, we will monitor many of the participating websites from a number of vantage points:


From these vantage points, our monitoring effort periodically checks:

  • DNS entries — to check whether the World IPv6 Launch participants have A/AAAA records
  • Round Trip Times (RTTs) using ping/ping6
  • Forward path discovery using traceroute and traceroute6
  • HTTP page fetches — over IPv4 and IPv6 when available


For the IPv6 Launch event, we've been measuring 60 participants from 53 vantage points, and we have executed 18,049,214 measurements between May 19 (00 UTC) and June 18 (00 UTC) 2012.




IPv6 DNS record (AAAA) visibility for all participants, from all vantage points (more details and explanation...)



IPv4/IPv6 comparison to some sites (more RTT measurement results and explanation...)


RTT measurements to Google
RTT measurements to Yahoo!
RTT measurements to Facebook
RTT measurements to Heise.de


HTTP IPv6/IPv4 tests to all participants as of 2012-06-18 00:00:00 UTC, from all vantage points (more details and explanation...)





(Click on a pin in the above map to get more measurement details.)
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Related measurements


IPv6 traffic over AMS-IX infrastructure:
IPv6 enabled Websites (from http://www.vyncke.org/ipv6status)



Query DNS for any website using RIPE stat: