How to Build a IP Geolocation Database from Scratch?

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  • yammdb

    just another .mmdb

  • Surprised measuring ping times wasn’t mentioned

    https://github.com/Ne00n/yammdb

  • mmdbctl

    mmdbctl is an MMDB file management CLI supporting various operations on MMDB database files.

  • https://incolumitas.com/

    This is my all-time favorite article: https://incolumitas.com/2021/11/03/so-you-want-to-scrape-lik...

    I used to do freelance web scraping, and that article felt like some kind of forbidden knowledge. After reading the article, I went down the rabbit hole and actually found a Discord server that provided carrier-grade traffic relay from a van which contained dozens of phones.

    For the questions..... we have to kinda wait a bit, someone from our engineering team might come here and reply.

    By the way, as I have you here have you considered converting the CSV files to MMDB format? I was planning to do that with our mmdbctl tool later today.

    https://github.com/ipinfo/mmdbctl

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  • cli

    Official Command Line Interface for the IPinfo API (IP geolocation and other types of IP data) (by ipinfo)

  • This is literally the most prominent thing on the https://ipinfo.io home page.

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