published on 7 December 2012

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 November edition of the metrics for your reading pleasure, but you can also download the full November Puppet metrics report (PDF link).

November Metrics Summary

  • 4988 members and 1018 messages in Puppet-Users
  • 921 members and 103 messages in Puppet-Dev
  • 919 nicks on #puppet IRC channel
  • 1849 Puppet Forge users and 720 modules
  • 3647 Redmine accounts
  • 424 forks / 1055 watchers of Puppet

Six Month Comparison (June 2012)

  • 4275 Members and 1058 messages in Puppet-Users
  • 809 Members and 126 Messages in Puppet-Dev
  • 778 Nicks on #puppet IRC Channel
  • 1298 Forge Users and 411 Forge Modules
  • 3064 Redmine Accounts
  • 325 Forks / 852 Watchers of Puppet

Top 5 participants (by number of lines posted) in the #Puppet IRC channel:

  • lavaman
  • FriedBob
  • Volcane
  • brendan_
  • grim_radical

You can see the list of the top 20 people in the full report.

Top 5 participants (by number of messages / replies posted) in the Puppet-Users list:

  • jcbollinger
  • Jeff McCune
  • Gavin Williams
  • Jakov Sosic
  • Bret Wortman

You can see the full report for the top 10 participants in the Puppet-users, Puppet-Dev, Puppet-Razor and MCollective mailing lists.

The full metrics report for November (PDF link) has several other charts that I didn’t talk about here along with other details if you want to see more.

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