[Geowanking] model of the internet - need data

chip chip.gwyn at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 14:41:41 CST 2010


Get your data with these:
http://www.maxmind.com/app/api

>From this database (OSS/Free):
http://www.maxmind.com/app/geolitecity

Map it with this
http://code.google.com/apis/kml/documentation/

Enjoy!

--chip

On Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 3:34 PM, Randy Fischer <fischer at sacred.net> wrote:

> Hello,  longtime lurker here,  an acquaintance is looking for lat/long
> data and I thought this group might not object to this request.  (if
> you do, it's my fault, not that of Anselm).
>
> -Randy Fischer
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Anselm Hook
> Date: Wed, Feb 3, 2010 at 1:14 PM
> Subject: [Geowanking] model of the internet - need data
>
> Hi folks,
>
> I'm looking for a map of the Internet. A friend wants to project this
> onto a spinny globe. I've found several pictoral representations but
> I'm looking a raw data-set that geographically locates major routers
> and servers. In an ideal world I'd get a database that indicates { ip
> address, amount of traffic, longitude, latitude, connected to other ip
> addresses } and then I could draw my own picture. Databases I have
> seen do not include longitude and latitude which I something I would
> need. Any leads?
>
> I suppose even just given IP addresses I could guess longitude and
> latitude location... which wouldn't be ideal but perhaps would be
> acceptable.
>
> Here's what I've seen so far,
>
>   http://www.opte.org/  -> I'll try reach out to these folks since
> they seem to have the best data and are nearby.
>
>   http://www.technologyreview.com/Infotech/18944/?a=f
>
>   http://www.chrisharrison.net/projects/InternetMap/
>
> Thanks for any input!
>
> - @anselm @wherecamp
>
>


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