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From Andy Wenk <andyw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: User Questionnaire
Date Thu, 21 Jan 2016 08:18:22 GMT
I have extended the list ...

Cheers

Andy

On 21 January 2016 at 01:24, Michelle Phung <michellephung@gmail.com> wrote:

> Nothing yet. I’ll get to it this weekend.
>
> -Michelle
>
>
> > On Jan 20, 2016, at 1:26 PM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> > Good idea:
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/COUCHDB/Marketing+Questionnaire
> >
> > Michelle, did you get anywhere with that page in Fauxton?
> >
> > Best
> > Jan
> > --
> >
> >> On 18 Jan 2016, at 11:00, Andy Wenk <andywenk@apache.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hey Jan,
> >>
> >> this is a cool idea and will be very helpful. Google Forms will make the
> >> job easily.
> >>
> >> I have some further ideas for questions. Where do you think we should
> >> collect them? Maybe starting a Confluence page for that?
> >>
> >> Cheers
> >>
> >> Andy
> >>
> >> On 17 January 2016 at 04:11, Michelle Phung <michellephung@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>
> >>> I think this is a really good idea.
> >>>
> >>> Especially if it will highlight what people want/need.
> >>>
> >>> I recently took a survey, and didn’t immediately close the window only
> >>> because the interface was interesting/different <
> >>> https://workshape.typeform.com/to/PrMLrh>.
> >>>
> >>> And if you like it, if you want, we can make our own CouchDB 2.0 one
> here.
> >>> <http://www.typeform.com/>
> >>>
> >>> One question I would ask is:
> >>>       Do you know where to go for help/ learning/ on-boarding for
> >>> CouchDB?
> >>> AND
> >>>       Is there anything you’d like to see?
> >>> AND
> >>>       What do you find difficult to understand or code? (an open ended
> >>> question for a short-could-turn-into-a-long answer)
> >>>
> >>> (Sometime I meet people who don’t know what IRC is  :X :O
> >>> omgomgomgwtfwtfomgHOW!!! :O)
> >>>
> >>> As much as I hated it when i was younger (mostly because I didn’t use
> it)
> >>> I am starting to see the value in documentation. I realize that our
> >>> documentation….is maybe a bit lacking. And I am realizing that maybe
> it’s
> >>> because our documentation seems, overally….**official***…. and… maybe
> >>> sometimes
> >>> _-cryptic_%^//_. **NOT A BAD THING1** !! it’s just…(cringing here)
> >>>
> >>> A lot of what i read for tutorials/introductions into a new library/
> new
> >>> method/ new database is a real voice, because it actually helps me
> without
> >>> being ostentatious/way too technical/over assuming, y’know?
> >>>
> >>> [Props to all those people writing blog posts and documentation !! :]
> >>>
> >>> I realize that that technicality and learning are the caveats and part
> of
> >>> the job, but the experienced people already know how to learn, and and
> and
> >>> but but but the newbies wouldn’t mind some more docs (even if they
> don’t
> >>> read/admit to reading the entire thing). :) :D :D Can we ask how many
> >>> people read the official documentations vs StackOverflow vs.
> >>> v/blogs/tutorials? Maybe if we publish the results, some volunteers
> will
> >>> take action in the response to the responses? I realize how optimistic
> I’m
> >>> here but,
> >>>
> >>> Someone once said we are all: "Standing on shoulders of giants"
> >>>
> >>> - Michelle
> >>>
> >>> :)
> >>> :D !!
> >>> hi !
> >>> ;D
> >>> o//////
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> PS. I really really like the idea of a link inside Fauxton leading to
> >>> another page that is of the Fauxton + CouchDB updates. This is an
> excellent
> >>> idea, absolutely. +10000
> >>> I am going to try and add a link to Fauxton. Not sure about Futon; I’ll
> >>> ask around for Futon. :)
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ~~~~~ ————— ####################################### —————
~~~~~
> >>>
> >>> Ground Control to Major Tom.. <
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D67kmFzSh_o
> >>>>
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> >>> Ground Control to Major Tom….
> >>> Ground Control to Major Tom….
> >>>
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> >>> Take your protein pills AND!!!!! put your helmet on.
> >>>
> >>> [small and very much quieter] Ten, Nine, Eight, Seven, Six,
> >>>
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> >>> Commencing countdown, engines onnnnn………...
> >>> [Five, Four, Three]
> >>>
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> >>> Check ignition
> >>> [Two, One]
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> and may God’s love <3 be with you,
> >>>
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> >>> You’ve really made the grade :) :D :D !!!
> >>> And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear! [omg omg! camera
> >>> flashes =]
> >>> Now it’s time to leave the capsule if you dare..
> >>>
> >>> "This is Major Tom to Ground Control."
> >>> "I’m stepping through the door………."
> >>> "And I’m floating in a most peculiar way…"
> >>> "And the stars look very different today………….." —.—.—.--
> >>>
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> >>> Far above the world…………….
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> >>> And there’s nothing I can do………… :{
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> >>> Though I’m past one hundred thousand miles…
> >>>
> >>>>>> I’m feeling very still. <<<<
> >>>
> >>> And I think my spaceship knows which way to go……../ [up!]
> >>> Tell my wife I love her very much (she knows!) :D :D :D :D :)
> >>>
> >>> Ground Control to Major Tomm,,,,
> >>> Your circuit’s dead, there’s something wrong!!!
> >>>
> >>> Can you hear me, Major Tom? :?
> >>> Can you hear me, Major Tom? :!
> >>> Can you hear me, Major Tom? :!!!!!!!
> >>> Can you hear……….
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> >>> Far-rrrrrrrr above the Mooooooon…
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> >>>> On Jan 16, 2016, at 7:46 AM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org <mailto:
> >>> jan@apache.org>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>> Heyall,
> >>>>
> >>>> in preparation for the 2.0 launch, it be great to know more about who
> >>> our end users are. And to find out, I’m proposing we develop a
> >>> questionnaire. We’ve done this once before, about six years ago, and *a
> >>> lot* has changed since, so it’s a good time to do an update (and then
> maybe
> >>> do this once a year or so :)
> >>>>
> >>>> A questionnaire can give us insight into what people think about and
> >>> want from CouchDB outside of the daily support requests and reported
> >>> issues. In addition, people can tell us how they use CouchDB and that
> can
> >>> help the project make decisions on how to prioritise e.g. new features.
> >>>>
> >>>> I think using Google Forms/Docs for this is the easiest and I’d be
> happy
> >>> to set this up, once we have a consensus on the content.
> >>>>
> >>>> The two things I think are important to prepare are:
> >>>>
> >>>> 1. What do we want to know?
> >>>> 2. How do we reach our users?
> >>>>
> >>>> ## What do we want to know
> >>>>
> >>>> This is mostly up to you, here are a few questions that I think might
> be
> >>> useful to have answers to, I’m sure you can think of many more:
> >>>>
> >>>> - How have you heard of CouchDB?
> >>>> - How long have you used CouchDB? < 1 year, 1 y, 2y, 3y, 5y, >5y
> >>>> - Which version(s) of CouchDB do you use? 2.0 alpha, 1.x.x,.1.6.1,
> >>> 1.5.x…1.0.1?
> >>>> - Are you using any other software that replicates? If yes, which
> >>> one(s)? PouchDB, Couchbase, Couchbase Mobile [iOS, Android], BigCouch,
> PHP
> >>> Replicator, Cloudant etc.?
> >>>>
> >>>> - Are you using CouchDB for professional or private projects?
> >>>> - If you can share, what are some of the more impressive metrics of
> your
> >>> projects, in terms of:
> >>>> - amount of data stored
> >>>> - number of documents
> >>>> - number of databases
> >>>> - requests / s
> >>>> - number of CouchDB servers
> >>>> - growth
> >>>> - stability
> >>>> - developer happiness
> >>>> - ops happiness
> >>>> - impact
> >>>> - …
> >>>> - If you are using CouchDB professionally, are you interested in being
> >>> contacted about professional services? [email]
> >>>>
> >>>> - What do you like most about CouchDB?
> >>>> - What do you like least about CouchDB?
> >>>> - What feature would you like to see added to CouchDB?
> >>>> - What feature could you live without?
> >>>> - What could be improved about the CouchDB documentation?
> >>>>
> >>>> - If you are on 1.x, are you:
> >>>> - interested in the cluster-feature of 2.0?
> >>>> - interested in the Mango Query Language of 2.0?
> >>>> - not at all interested in 2.0?
> >>>> - …
> >>>>
> >>>> - … and many many more (but not too many ;)
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> ## How do we reach our users
> >>>>
> >>>> This is just a list that came to mind, I’m sure there is more we can
> do.
> >>>>
> >>>> - Weekly News / blog
> >>>> - Apache mailing lists
> >>>> - Social Media
> >>>> - IRC
> >>>> - Press? (maybe database weekly?)
> >>>> - Cross-Promotion with family-projects like PouchDB
> >>>> - Can IBM help?
> >>>> - Futon/Fauxton
> >>>> - This is something I’d like to have seen for the longest time: a
page
> >>> in Futon/Fauxton that connects back to the project (that people can
> opt out
> >>> of, if they want), but that allows us to post rare project news like
> new
> >>> versions available, this questionnaire ^^, security advisories, etc.
> Since
> >>> we are planning a 1.7 release, maybe we can add something to Futon
> there
> >>> and into Fauxton for the 2.x builds (which would also help with getting
> >>> feedback from the alpha/beta testers there). This should be too hard,
> we
> >>> just need to agree on how we do it :)
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> * * *
> >>>>
> >>>> I can’t wait to get your input on this!
> >>>>
> >>>> Best
> >>>> Jan
> >>>> --
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Andy Wenk
> >> Hamburg - Germany
> >> RockIt!
> >>
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> >>
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> >
>
>


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