The CAIDA Tools site contains a variety of internet measurement and visualization software as well as a taxonomy of available research and visualization tools.
CAIDA Supported Tools
The overview table below lists CAIDA supported tools and software.
The colored header in the table below indicates the field(s) the table is being sorted by. Click the header to change or toggle sorting order, and Shift+click headers to sort by multiple fields.
The rows are colored by the Type of tool they are: Alias Resolution tools | Topology tools | Traffic tools | BGP tools | Library tools | Visualization tools | Security tools
|CoralReef (download)||Ken Keys||Measures and analyzes passive Internet traffic monitor data||2000||2019||Traffic||Research-use License|
|Corsaro (github)||Alistair King||Extensible framework for large-scale analysis of passive trace data||2012||2020||Traffic||Research-use License|
|iffinder (download)||Ken Keys||Discovers IPv4 addresses belonging to the same router (aliases) using the common source technique||2001||2012||IP Address Alias Resolution||Research-use License|
|kapar (download)||Ken Keys||Graph-based IP alias resolution||2011||2018||IP Address Alias Resolution||GNU GPL v2+|
|libtimeseries (github)||Alistair King||C library that provides a high-performance abstraction layer for efficiently writing to time series databases||2016||2019||Library: Database||BSD 2-Clause|
|MIDAR (download)||Ken Keys and Young Hyun||Identifies IPv4 addresses belonging to the same router (aliases) using shared monotonic IP ID counters||2011||2018||IP Address Alias Resolution||GNU GPL v2+|
|Motu (download)||Alistair King||Dealiases pairs of IPv4 addresses||2011||2011||IP Address Alias Resolution||GNU GPL v2+|
|BGPstream (download)||Alistair King||Open-source software framework for live and historical BGP data analysis, supporting scientific research, operational monitoring, and post-event analysis.||2015||2019||BGP Data Analysis||BSD 2-Clause|
|scamper (download)||Matthew Luckie||IPv6 and IPv4 active traceroute probing and ping||2004||2019||Topology and Performance Measurement||GNU GPL v2|
|Spoofer (download)||Ken Keys, Ryan Koga, and Robert Beverly||Source address validation measurement program that measures susceptibility to spoofed source address IP packets||2005||2019||Security||GNU GPL v3+|
|ARTEMIS (download)||Vasileios Kotronis||Hijack detection within a single network||2018||2019||Security: Hijack Detection||BSD 3-Clause|
Deprecated / Unsupported tools: We also maintain a list of tools are no longer in development and/or not (any longer) supported by CAIDA. Note that while CAIDA provides no technical support for these tools, some are active and may still be of use to some. See deprecated and unsupported tools.