Visualizing the routing table

Nathan Ward nanog at
Thu Sep 27 02:45:45 UTC 2007

On 26/09/2007, at 8:08 PM, Duane Wessels wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> I'd like to share with you some recent work I've done on visualizing
> the routing table.
> As the page says, I use the routeviews snapshots to create maps
> showing the locations and size of each prefix in the table.  The
> IPv4 address space is mapped into 2-D with a Hilbert curve (as seen
> on xkcd).  I have maps for snapshots going back to early 2004 and
> an animation that shows the evolution over time.


Is the older pictures based on older allocation data, or present-day  

Nathan Ward

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