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Undersea Cables

Post by Strong Eagle » Fri, 22 Aug 2014 1:34 am

An interesting interactive map of undersea cables. Looks like several come into Singapore but into only two termination points.

http://www.submarinecablemap.com/

And another interesting cable map.

http://submarine-cable-map-2014.telegeography.com/

And an internet exchange map... looks like Singapore has six.

http://www.internetexchangemap.com/

Fascinating real time traffic and attack maps.

http://www.akamai.com/html/technology/dataviz1.html

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Re: Undersea Cables

Post by x9200 » Fri, 22 Aug 2014 6:51 am

Strong Eagle wrote:And an internet exchange map... looks like Singapore has six.

http://www.internetexchangemap.com/
This is interesting how much it varies with no apparent link to the countries level of development. I guess it is also about the "quality" of the exchange point but still it is curious to see some developed countries having single points for large cities.
Strong Eagle wrote: Fascinating real time traffic and attack maps.

http://www.akamai.com/html/technology/dataviz1.html
Here I miss whether these are the sites under attack or attacking sites? "Traffic" should mean "both".
Also what I don't get, how did they get such precise data and why the areas of the high attack traffic have fuzzy borders. The later just makes no sense or is it graphical dramatization?

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