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Archived Plans

You can find our plans from previous quarters along with requests from the community on this page.

We are updating this page at the end of each quarter.

Q4 2023 Plans and Community Input

Item Activity Description
1
Change proposals
We put out five proposals for changing RIPE Atlas behaviour and are now discussing them with the community. More information can be found on RIPE Labs.
2
UI renewal
We are working on restructuring and renewing pages of the user interface to make them more user-friendly.
3
Data backend renewal
We are working on renewing the big data backend, possibly migrating it to a cloud-based solution.

Community Input

Reference Input RIPE NCC Reaction
RA-2023-#01
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Q3 2023 Plans and Community Input

Item Activity Description
1
Change proposals
We put out five proposals for changing RIPE Atlas behaviour and are now discussing them with the community. More information can be found on RIPE Labs.
2
UI renewal
We are working on restructuring and renewing pages of the user interface to make them more user-friendly.
3
Data backend renewal
We are working on renewing the big data backend, possibly migrating it to a cloud-based solution.

Community Input

Reference Input RIPE NCC Reaction
RA-2023-#01
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Q2 2023 Plans and Community Input

Item Activity Description
1
Change proposals
We put out five proposals for changing RIPE Atlas behaviour and are now discussing them with the community.
2
UI renewal
We are working on restructuring and renewing pages of the user interface to make them more user-friendly.

Community Input

Reference Input RIPE NCC Reaction
RA-2023-#01
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Q1 2023 Plans and Community Input

Item Activity Description
1
Hadoop/HBase to BigTable migration
The item was placed on hold due to shifting priorities. We are evaluating alternatives for our on-premise Hadoop/HBase backend that is used for storing and retrieving RIPE Atlas results.
2
Change proposals
We put out five proposals for changing RIPE Atlas behaviour and are now discussing them with the community.
3
Renew data streaming
The item was completed in Q1 2023. We are modernising our result streaming infrastructure and adding WebSockets support to it.

Community Input

Reference Input RIPE NCC Reaction
RA-2023-#01
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Q4 2022 Plans and Community Input

Item Activity Description
1
Evaluating our BigQuery offering
Work started in Q2 2022 and was completed in Q4 2022. We are evaluating the costs and benefits of using Google BigQuery for analysing RIPE Atlas results.
2
v5 Hardware Probes realisation and distribution
Work started in Q2 2022 and was completed in Q4 2022. We have started manufacturing and are now testing and aiming to start the distribution of version 5 of the RIPE Atlas hardware probes. We are now getting ready to start shipping version 5 of the RIPE Atlas hardware probes to hosts, ambassadors and sponsors.
3
Hadoop/HBase to BigTable migration
We are evaluating alternatives for our on-premise Hadoop/HBase backend that is used for storing and retrieving RIPE Atlas results.
4
HTTP measurements
Work was completed in Q4 2022. We are working on a proposal to implement general availability of HTTP measurements.
5
Non-public measurements
Work was completed in Q4 2022. We are working on a proposal to remove the ability to schedule “non-public measurements”.

Community Input

Reference Input RIPE NCC Reaction
RA-2022-#01
We received requests to implement general availability of HTTP measurements.
Added to quarterly planning (Item 4 above).

Q3 2022 Plans and Community Input

Item Activity Description
1
Evaluating our BigQuery offering
Work started in Q2 2022 and was completed in Q4 2022. We are evaluating the costs and benefits of using Google BigQuery for analysing RIPE Atlas results.
2
v5 Hardware Probes realisation and distribution
Work started in Q2 2022 and was completed in Q4 2022. We have started manufacturing and are now testing and aiming to start the distribution of version 5 of the RIPE Atlas hardware probes. We are now getting ready to start shipping version 5 of the RIPE Atlas hardware probes to hosts, ambassadors and sponsors.
3
Hadoop/HBase to BigTable migration
We are evaluating alternatives for our on-premise Hadoop/HBase backend that is used for storing and retrieving RIPE Atlas results.
4
HTTP measurements
Work was completed in Q4 2022. We are working on a proposal to implement general availability of HTTP measurements.
5
Non-public measurements
Work was completed in Q4 2022. We are working on a proposal to remove the ability to schedule “non-public measurements”.

Community Input

Reference Input RIPE NCC Reaction
RA-2022-#01
We received requests to implement general availability of HTTP measurements.
Added to quarterly planning (Item 4 above).

Q2 2022 Plans and Community Input

Item Activity Description
1
Evaluating our BigQuery offering
Work started in Q2 2022 and was completed in Q4 2022. We are evaluating the costs and benefits of using Google BigQuery for analysing RIPE Atlas results.
2
v5 Hardware Probes realisation and distribution
Work started in Q2 2022 and was completed in Q4 2022. We have started manufacturing and are now testing and aiming to start the distribution of version 5 of the RIPE Atlas hardware probes. We are now getting ready to start shipping version 5 of the RIPE Atlas hardware probes to hosts, ambassadors and sponsors.
3
Hadoop/HBase to BigTable migration
Work started in Q2 2022 and continues in Q4 2022. We are evaluating alternatives for our on-premise Hadoop/HBase backend that is used for storing and retrieving RIPE Atlas results.

Community Input

Reference Input RIPE NCC Reaction
RA-2022-#01
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