[GTER] TC & IRRd v4 - match made in heaven?

Rubens Kuhl rubensk at gmail.com
Fri Dec 18 12:36:54 -03 2020

Hi Job!

Unfortunately IRRd 4.1 overwhelms the resources of the VM currently running
TC. There was an attempt made to run it, and it failed miserably.
While IRRd 4.0 is not the current running version on TC, testing with 4.0
went fine and IRRd 4 is the software of choice for TC down the road.
So, thanks for supporting the IRRd 4.x effort, much appreciated.


On Fri, Dec 18, 2020 at 11:41 AM Job Snijders <job at sobornost.net> wrote:

> Dear group,
> I've seen various messages related to the 'TC' IRR source about
> operations, object deletion, proxy objects. I've not been able to
> decipher all messages, but I sense there is room for improvement and
> this improvement can be achieved simply by upgrading whois.bgp.net.br to
> new IRRd!
> I'd like to bring to your attention that a new version of IRRd exists,
> with a number of innovative features which will benefit the .BR community!
> IRRd v4.1 has the following benefits, and more:
>     * RPKI ROAs are automatically converted into representative IRR objects
>     * Stale/typoed/rogue IRR route objects are automatically cleaned up
>       based on RPKI data
>     * New faster lookup query commands which integrate natively with bgqp4
>     * Various bugs/non-deterministic behavior in IRRd v3 have been fixed
>     * Backwards compatible with IRRd v2/v3 queries
>     * Jumping on V4 will bring future features like API, GraphQL, NRTM v4
>     * Actively maintained by passionate group, free support is availble
>     * Excellent documentation at https://irrd4.readthedocs.io/
>     * Trusted by many: NTT, LACNIC, ARIN, IDNIC, others
>     * FREE
>     * ...
> The RPKI integrations mean that when a .BR ISP creates a ROA for their
> prefix in Krill (and publishes the .roa in NIC.BR's RPKI publicaiton
> point), the IRRd instance at TC will automatically make/remove related
> IRR objects. Automatically "killing 2 birds with 1 stone!" based on
> This means the .br community can keep investing the primary resources in
> RPKI, and the IRR will automatically follow RPKI!
> I believe TC and its user community will benefit greatly from using the
> new IRRd software. I'm happy to help assist in the migration process,
> work with stakeholders (off-list), to make it happen.
> Kind regards,
> Job
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