[ovirt-devel] Stats for oVirt Downloads: Jan-May 2014

Brian Proffitt bproffit at redhat.com
Fri Jun 27 15:58:28 UTC 2014

I am still in process of parsing out the mirror downloads, and would appreciate any insights you might have to accomplish this.


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ewoud Kohl van Wijngaarden" <ewoud+ovirt at kohlvanwijngaarden.nl>
> To: "Brian Proffitt" <bproffit at redhat.com>
> Cc: "users" <users at ovirt.org>, devel at ovirt.org, "OSAS" <osas at redhat.com>
> Sent: Friday, June 27, 2014 3:54:24 AM
> Subject: Re: [ovirt-devel] Stats for oVirt Downloads: Jan-May 2014
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 11:37:54PM -0400, Brian Proffitt wrote:
> > Downloads of the Engine RPM file, it was determined, would be indicative of
> > actual oVirt installs. The allinone RPMs were not analyzed at this time,
> > since installing this RPM is a choice made during the installation process
> > itself. Tracking the Engine Reports and dwh RPMs was done to determine the
> > popularity of these two tools and to ensure their numbers were comparable.
> > 
> > To count downloads, data was gathered each month that listed the total
> > downloads of every file, a number derived from the total hits each file
> > had, minus any 206 hits, which indicated incomplete downloads. Key files
> > for Engine, Engine Reports, and Engine dwh were identified and the data
> > filtered to include counts for each one of the files, in whatever version
> > released.
> > 
> > Tracking of Live and Node RPMs was already set up within the awstats
> > reporting, and was taken directly from awstats in each month.
> > 
> > If there is any part of this methodology that is in error, feedback is very
> > much appreciated.
> You should know that since we now have a mirrorlist (which in terms of
> hit count is already in the top 3) the number could be much lower than
> the actual RPM downloads. I'd be interested how much traffic is served
> by mirrors.

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