Trace T3'05

The trace T3'05 was collected from by scraping its website during the period from Dec 14, 2005 until Apr 4, 2006, and it was collected by Roozenburg and et al, and studied in [1][2]. is a private BitTorrent community that distributes various types of contents. This community adopts a sharing-ratio enforcement scheme and removes users who do not actively contribute to the community, which is its main difference from most other BitTorrent communities represented in the Archive. This trace contains data collected from 3,000 swarms this community, and in each swarm peerĂ­s ID, download and upload amount, download and upload speed, connectivity, and connected time are recorded, which captures 2,172,738 sessions. At the time when this trace was collected, the community had around 110,000 members.


[1] J. Roozenburg, J. Roozenburg, J. Roozenburg, M. Presentation, and D. I. J. A. Pouwelse. Title secure decentralized swarm discovery in tribler, 2006.

[2] Boxun Zhang, Alexandru Iosup, and Dick Epema. The Peer-to-Peer Trace Archive: Design and Comparative Trace Analysis. Technical Report PDS-2010-003, Delft University of Technology. 


Jelle Roozenburg, the PDS group, TU Delft

Copyright note

The trace T3'05 was collected by the PDS group, TU Delft. To use this trace, you must include an acknowledgment to the source of the data in any published material that refers to the data. Please also consider referring to the Peer-to-Peer Trace Archive in the acknowledgments.

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Trace T3'05 (altenative) [5.1 GB] This datasets adopts a different data format than other datasets in this archive. Each file contains data of one swarm in the FileList community. Files are in tsv format, and each line contains: time stamp, user_id, session_id, connectivity, upload amount, upload speed, download amount, download speed, completion, and client.



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