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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Node.js npm December usage
Date Sat, 09 Mar 2013 21:25:19 GMT
Jason,

The wiki is a good place for it. Feel free to create a case studies
section, and add your own as the first.

Case studies help to establish legitimacy of our product. I intend to
solicit a few more this year.

I am looking forward to reading yours and being able to share it with
others!


On 18 February 2013 04:01, Jason Smith <jhs@iriscouch.com> wrote:

> Sure!
>
> Not mentioned in that email (and pardon me for banging on about it) is that
> usage grows 15% monthly, i.e. doubling every 5 months. February is a short
> month but we will probably hit 130M queries, a 1/3 growth since I wrote
> that email. Pretty exciting!
>
> We are working on publishing reports and stats about individual packages
> and things, so this is a good time to work on this.
>
> Next steps? Maybe I'll start scribbling down ideas on the wiki?
>
> On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 5:25 AM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > Man, this is totally great.
> >
> > Perhaps we could write it up as a case-study and promote it on our
> > homepage?
> >
> > Does that sound like a good idea? Something you could help with?
> >
> >
> > On 1 January 2013 05:32, Jason Smith <jhs@iriscouch.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hi, all. Sorry to be distant from the community recently. No excuse.
> > >
> > > I thought I might share December stats from one of Apache CouchDB's
> most
> > > well-known deployments and killer apps: the Node.js npm registry.
> > >
> > > ## Facts
> > >
> > > * Zero downtime
> > > * Three data centers: SoftLayer, EC2, Joyent
> > > * 99,327,470 HTTP queries served = 37/sec
> > >
> > > * Slowest minute: Dec 08 09:35, 578 queries = 9.6/sec
> > > * Busiest minute: Dec 20 18:43, 19,776 queries = 329/sec
> > >
> > > * Slowest second: (many), 0 queries
> > > * Busiest second: Dec 20 18:43:03, 932 queries/sec
> > >
> > > ## Reflections
> > >
> > > This is only the public registry. Our customers and also independent
> > third
> > > parties run their own replicas. We do not or cannot (respectively)
> > publish
> > > their usage stats.
> > >
> > > Think about that. Isaac owns the registry. We run the registry. Yet
> > neither
> > > of us can even **know** its entire function, much less do anything
> about
> > > it. That is empowerment. That is why I joined CouchDB. CouchDB is free
> > > software for free data. It carries the ideals of the Free Software
> > movement
> > > into the 21st century.
> > >
> > > Plenty of sites can produce more impressive numbers than these. There
> are
> > > even larger CouchDB sites out there. But I am still proud. This is not
> a
> > > multi-million dollar venture-capitalized eyeball something something.
> We
> > > run standard, orthodox Apache CouchDB. That is encouraging. I did not
> > > deliver these numbers. Apache CouchDB did. These are not benchmarks.
> > These
> > > are production logs. That is nine-hundred thirty-two satisfied
> customers
> > in
> > > one second! (Well, a true sysadmin would say "not-yet disappointed
> > > customers" which is all one can ask for.) It shows that anybody can
> wield
> > > CouchDB to similar effect.
> > >
> > > There are general-purpose programming languages, and there are
> > > domain-specific programming languages. Nobody gets upset because you
> > can't
> > > write a web server in YAML. Nobody uses .java configuration files.
> > >
> > > Apache CouchDB is a domain-specific database. The npm registry shows:
> for
> > > the domain CouchDB addresses, it has no peer.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Iris Couch
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > NS
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Iris Couch
>



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