Daily Archives: January 12, 2012

2011-11 Webstats From Wikimedia

I finally did it. I fired up Postgresql and inserted the webstats for November. It was very easy once I figured out how to do it. Postgresql has a neat file-reading function that permits a comma-delimited list to go into … Continue reading

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M$ Shrinks

M$ will file its official numbers a week from now but IDC has a report on the number of PCs shipped which is closely tied to M$’s licensing revenue for operating systems. The bottom line is that shipments of PCs … Continue reading

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The question of what happened last summer to cause an increase in hits for Linux in NetApplications results deepens. A selection of one day’s worth of 1:1000 samples from Wikimedia: mysql> mysql> select sum(B) as count from Sheet1 where A … Continue reading

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