Massimo Candela

Expertise: network measurements, data visualisation, RIPE Atlas, RIPEstat, BGPlay, DNSMON

Massimo Candela

Massimo Candela is a Software Engineer working at the RIPE NCC in the R&D department. He is part of the engineering team that develops RIPE Atlas, a measurement network composed of thousands of hardware probes distributed worldwide that actively measure the Internet. His interests include software development, Internet measurements, computer networking and big data visualisation.

Massimo develops intuitive, performant, and highly interactive tools to represent large amounts of data in order to guide decisions and facilitate day-to-day Internet operations. Some of Massimo's tools are now widely used among network operators and researchers, including BGPlay, which visualises BGP routing updates, and DNSMON, which displays up-to-date information about the quality of service of DNS servers.