[arch-mirrors] Mirror Stats Project - Using weblogs to gather useful information

Miłosz Tyborowski milosz at tyborek.pl
Tue Aug 22 04:33:05 UTC 2017


The sole fact that cryptsetup has been downloaded over 12 times more often
that linux package was is interesting, to say the least.

2017-08-22 4:53 GMT+02:00 Tyler Dence <tyzoid.d at gmail.com>:

> I've made a post about this topic on the arch forums, but I thought I'd
> bring it to the attention of the mailing list here.
>
> So I run a mirror over at https://arlm.tyzoid.com/, and I decided it
> would be cool to see if I can't get some interesting information back from
> the logs generated.
>
> Currently, I have a list of the most downloaded packages (compiled
> nightly):
>
>    - https://stats.arlm.tyzoid.com/pkgstats.json
>    - https://stats.arlm.tyzoid.com/pkgstats.txt
>
>
> And a graph of network traffic:
>
>    - https://stats.arlm.tyzoid.com/
>
>
> I'm wondering if there's any other information that might be interesting
> to make available, or if anyone else here is interested in contributing
> some of their own collected data for the stats project. If so, we should
> get a project up on github sometime to have a unified method/web viewer.
>
> Some caveats that I impose for now, to protect privacy:
>
>    - IP addresses will be available, nor any IP Prefix.
>    - Geographic data will be made available at no more than a weekly
>    granularity (exception for summary data which spans multiple weeks)
>    - Geographic data will not be made available with more granularity
>    than state/province.
>
> Perhaps there should also be some discussion regarding what logs are
> kept/deleted?
>
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