I hope everyone had a nice holiday! As you probably know, we recently started posting monthly Puppet community metrics reports with all kinds of interesting information about the Puppet community. Here is a quick summary of the December 2012 edition of the metrics for your reading pleasure, but you can also download the full December Puppet metrics report (PDF link).
December Metrics Summary
- 5131 members and 887 messages in Puppet-Users
- 941 members and 108 messages in Puppet-Dev
- 919 nicks on #puppet IRC channel
- 1942 Puppet Forge accounts and 726 modules
- 3728 Redmine accounts
- 444 forks / 1082 watchers of Puppet
Six Month Comparison (July 2012)
- 4420 members and 1198 messages in Puppet-Users
- 830 members and 120 messages in Puppet-Dev
- 873 nicks on #puppet IRC channel
- 1405 Puppet Forge accounts and 442 modules
- 3064 Redmine accounts
- 342 Forks / 904 watchers of Puppet
In December, we launched a new Ask Puppet Labs site where you can post your Puppet questions and answer questions from other people. Here is a snapshot of the top participants so far …
Top 5 participants (by number of messages / replies posted) in the Puppet-Users list:
- Jakov Sosic
- Gary Larizza
- Ellison Marks
You can see the full report for the top 10 participants in the Puppet-users, Puppet-Dev, Puppet-Razor and MCollective mailing lists.
Top 5 participants (by number of lines posted) in the #Puppet IRC channel:
You can see the list of the top 20 people in the full report.
The full metrics report for December (PDF link) has several other charts that I didn’t talk about here along with other details if you want to see more.
- View more Puppet community metrics
- Ask Puppet Labs Question and Answer site
- Watch the James Turnbull’s “State of the Community” video from PuppetConf
- Join the community in our Google Groups and more, #puppet on IRC, and #puppetize and @PuppetLabs on Twitter.
- Stay up-to-date with the Puppet Labs newsletter