A CAIDA project to develop an operational prototype system that monitors the Internet, in near-realtime, to identify macroscopic Internet outages affecting the edge of the network, i.e., significantly impacting an AS or a large fraction of a country.
For the first week of October 2016, IODA detected nearly daily outages that significantly affected Iraqi Internet connectivity.
In early September 2016, IODA detected daily outages in Gabon that significantly affected Internet connectivity. These outages were widely reported (e.g., by CNN, Cloudflare, Akamai, etc.) and were "initially imposed amid clashes between opposition protesters and security forces following the announcement that incumbent President Ali Bongo had won reelection by a slim margin".
Starting around 7am (UTC) on October 19 2016, IODA detected an outage that affected Mexican Internet connectivity for just over an hour.
IODA combines information from three data sources, establishes the relevance of an event and generates alerts. The outage events and the corresponding signals obtained through automated analysis are displayed on dashboards and interactive graphs that allow the user to further inspect the data.
See the IODA project page for scientific references and for more information about our methodology.
See the Acknowledgements page for more support information.