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:
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:
- 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.