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GTrace - Geographical Traceroute

Ram Periakarrupen
Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA)
San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC)
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

URL: https://www.caida.org/catalog/software/gtrace/

GTrace is a graphical front end to traceroute that uses a number of heuristics to determine the location of each node along a network path.

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GTrace - Geographical Traceroute Ram Periakarrupen Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA) San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) University of California, San Diego (UCSD) URL: https://www.caida.org/catalog/software/gtrace/ Visualization Thumbnail Evaluation Strengths: (Strength1): Useful for identifying network topology and gaining macroscopic insight into Internet infrastructure. (Strength2): Useful for discovering potentially inefficient routing. Issues:

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GTrace - Geographical Traceroute Ram Periakarrupen Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA) San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) University of California, San Diego (UCSD) URL: https://www.caida.org/catalog/software/gtrace/ Visualization Thumbnail About the Visualization Visualization Techniques: (Technique1): Plot lat/long points; draw straight lines between hops. Key Visualization Mappings: (Mapping1): Line color shows confidence in location mapping.

Internet Atlas Gallery

GTrace - Geographical Traceroute Ram Periakarrupen Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA) San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) University of California, San Diego (UCSD) URL: https://www.caida.org/catalog/software/gtrace/ Visualization Thumbnail Credits / Contact Info Authors: GTrace Java code by Ram Periakaruppan Maps by VisualRoute BerkeleyDB by Sleepycat Software NetGeo by CAIDA traceroute by Van Jacobsen Contact Info:

Internet Atlas Gallery

GTrace - Geographical Traceroute Ram Periakarrupen Cooperative Association for Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA) San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) University of California, San Diego (UCSD) URL: https://www.caida.org/catalog/software/gtrace/ Visualization Thumbnail Data Data Sources: (Source1): traceroute to destination returns paths along route, recording: Hop number IP address RTT (msec) (Source2): GTrace databases: Machine.db, Organization.db, Hosts.db, Cities.db, Airport.

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