On Feb 8, 2008, after 10 years of data collection and 4TB of data, we deactivated skitter data collection and transitioned to our next generation topology measurement infrastructure named Archipelago (Ark). We already perform large-scale topology measurements on Ark, and we recommend researchers use this new dataset, which employs an improved measurement methodology. The new IPv4 Routed /24 Topology Dataset collected on Ark extends back to Sep 13, 2007 and overlaps with the last five months of skitter data.
Sample Visualization from skitter Data
The research goals of this project are described on our Macroscopic Topology Measurements page. Specific data collection goals include:
Research and Publications Based on Skitter Data
- CAIDA publications based on skitter data
- Non-CAIDA publications based on skitter data (list compiled based on Internet search)
- Non-CAIDA publications using skitter data (list compiled based on feedback from skitter data users)
- Non-CAIDA publications referencing skitter tool or data
- Skitter data application procedure and official CAIDA Topology Data Request form for academic researchers and corporate entities (including corporate researchers) who participate in CAIDA's membership program who wish to download/use skitter data
Acceptable Use Agreement
Please read the terms of the CAIDA Acceptable Use Agreement below: (printable version in PDF format)
When referencing this data (as required by the AUA), please use:
The CAIDA UCSD Macroscopic Topology Dataset - < dates used >,
Please send any questions regarding skitter to firstname.lastname@example.org.