[PDB Gov] PeeringDB innovations/changes in the last year

Chris Caputo secretary at peeringdb.com
Mon Mar 11 09:24:20 PDT 2019

A sponsor asked for a summary of recent innovations/changes to PeeringDB 
in roughly the last year.  I came up with the following and thought it 
worthwhile to share more widely, even if incomplete...




Also, off the top of my head:

  - New branding was very recently introduced.

  - The infrastructure has moved to the cloud and is now primarily hosted 
    on Amazon AWS, with multiple instances for redundancy and improved 

  - A tutorial version of the web site is now available and being 
    introduced at conferences.  Arnold introduced this here:


  - Translations are growing in number and there is a web site available 
    to assist in the process.  Details at: https://docs.peeringdb.com/translation/

  - The software became Open Source in November and we welcome 
    contributions from the community.


  - The Product Committee is searching for a product manager to hire!:


  - The "finger" service was retired and the "whois" service was moved to 
    its own FQDN "whois.peeringdb.com":


  - A security audit was completed:


Also please check out Arnold's most recent presentation which has more 
details on some of the above, at:


Generally, we list recent presentations at: https://docs.peeringdb.com/


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