Internet data remains one of the basic components of computer science
network research. Despite its necessity, available data is limited by
legal, social, and technical constraints on its collection and
distribution. Thus, optimal distribution of knowledge about available
data is a valuable service to the research community. To this end, CAIDA
developed the Internet Measurement Data Catalog to:
facilitate searching for and sharing of data among researchers
enhance documentation of datasets via a public annotation system
advance network science by promoting reproducible research
Internet Measurement Data Catalog (DatCat) service has ended
From 2006 to 2018, the Internet Measurement Data Catalog was hosted at imdc.datcat.org for use by the general networking community.
Funding for the project has ended, and as of June 2018, the DatCat service is no longer available.
Please see a catalog of cybersecurity-relevant data at IMPACT Cyber Trust.
To learn more about IMDC, see our
CCR paper from October 2005.