John Curran jcurran at
Sun Jan 9 12:09:13 CST 2011

On Jan 9, 2011, at 2:09 AM, Jeff Wheeler wrote:

> In terms of database size, excluding RIPE, the ARIN IRR is the 8th
> largest, ahead of ALTDB and about 10% as large as Level3, the second
> largest IRR database (except RIPE.)  A mass-corruption of the ARIN IRR
> overnight might be a serious incident causing service impact to a
> large number of users and businesses, and cause probably thousands of
> people to be got out of bed in the middle of the night, but clearly it
> would not be a total disaster.

Jeff - 
 Please suggest your preferred means of IRR authentication to the ARIN 
 suggestion process: <>
 Alternatively, point to a best practice document from the operator 
 community for what should be done here. ARIN's work plan is very much
 driven by community input, so that's what is needed here.


John Curran
President and CEO

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