[EXTERNAL] Re: PeeringDB Hackathon - looking for feature requests

Knopps, Brian Brian.Knopps at charter.com
Thu Aug 12 20:23:03 UTC 2021

I agree that this would be an interesting feature as it is something we commonly do over here using two or more queries. 


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On Thu 12 Aug 2021 15:27:48 GMT, Steve McManus wrote:
> PeeringDB is looking at participating at an upcoming NANOG Hackathon.
> One of the ideas for a theme is to improve the API. Specifically by 
> adding API calls for common use cases that people need to handle 
> outside of the API. Typically, by dumping the entire database to SQL 
> For example - given two IXes, which networks are present at both? We'd 
> like to make a list of such useful queries such that people don't have 
> to dump the database just to run them. A stretch goal would be to 
> expose into the website instead of requiring API calls.
> This issue has some more detail, including a few existing ideas:
> https://github.com/peeringdb/peeringdb/issues/1020
> Comments there or in email to me would be super helpful. As always, if 
> there are other feature requests for PeeringDB, feel free to create an 
> issue in github ( 
> https://github.com/peeringdb/peeringdb/issues/new/choose ) or in 
> email, even if they're not strictly Hackathon ideas. They are always 
> appreciated!
> Thanks! 
> -Steve
> PeeringDB Product Committee chair

A nice feature could be, while logged in, to highlight the IXPs shared with the ASN currently displayed.

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