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Emile Aben — Jul 2010

iPlane traceroute Dataset

This dataset contains traceroutes from PlanetLab nodes and traceroute servers that are done as part of the iPlane project at the University of Washington. This data starts 2006-06-23 and is updated daily. The data hosted on the Data Repository is a copy of the original data that is hosted at the University of Washington, but the historical logs are remastered so they contain only a single tarball per day. Additional data gathered by iPlane such as link latency and loss measurements as well as processed versions of the traceroutes are available at

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This data is a set of active measurements (ping/traceroute) collected by the NLANR research group. The data consists of measurements in a mesh of up to 130 vantage points and the measurements ran between 1998 and 2006. This data is useful for longitudinal study of the Internet. The data available from the RIPE Data Repository is a remastered version of the original data that was available from the NLANR website.

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Reverse DNS Delegations

This dataset consists of a daily snapshot of the reverse zones ( and as published by the RIRs on their public FTP servers in the /pub/zones/ directory. The RIRs use this data operationally. The zones under and are assembled from these files.

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This dataset consists of passive (i.e. traffic trace) datasets collected and stored by the former NLANR research group. This data is part of the WITS archive and is unique because it contains a lot of historic traffic trace data from a period for which little other trace data is still preserved. The data goes back as far as 1993.

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IPv6 Web Statistics

This data set consists of information on the fraction of IPv6 in hits and unique source IPs to This data was updated weekly between April 2008 and December 2010 and can be used as an indicator to track IPv6 deployment in this period.

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