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Clustering For Mere Mortals

2011 in blogging

Happy New Year from WordPress.com!


About the fireworks

Each rocket represents a post published on this blog in 2011. And because we like to share, we made the fireworks available as a jQuery plugin on GitHub.

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Clustering For Mere Mortals’s activity in 2011. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 130,000 times in 2011. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see it.

In 2011, there were 16 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 47 posts. There were 33 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 5 MB. That's about 3 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was April 6th with 1,420 views. The most popular post that day was Step-by-Step: How to extend a traditional Microsoft shared storage failover cluster into a multisite cluster with hybrid shared/replicated storage using SteelEye DataKeeper Cluster Edition.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for sql 2008 r2 cluster, clustering for mere mortals, and windows 2008 clustering step by step.

Where did they come from?

Most visitors came from The United States. United Kingdom & India were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2011 was Microsoft now officially supports the iSCSI Software Target 3.3 in production

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 MB-NS 3 comments
  • 2 Raptor 3 comments
  • 3 Jeff 3 comments
  • 4 Richie55 2 comments
  • 5 Chris Porosky 2 comments

See you in 2012

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2011.
We look forward to serving you again in 2012! Happy New Year!


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