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2012 in blogging

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Julian Dontcheff's Database Blog’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 59,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

In 2012, there were 14 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 62 posts. There were 51 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 11 MB. That's about 4 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was August 29th with 429 views. The most popular post that day was Bloom filters for DBAs.

Attractions in 2012

These are the posts that got the most views on Julian Dontcheff's Database Blog in 2012.

How did they find this blog?

The top referring sites in 2012 were:

  1. Google Reader
  2. twitter.com
  3. linkedin.com
  4. wolf-u.li
  5. gokhanatil.com

Some visitors came searching, mostly for julian dontcheff, oracle xe 11g limitations, oracle 11g xe limitations, and sql server vs oracle.

Where did they come from?

That's 164 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. India & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was Is Oracle Advanced Compression underestimated?

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Noons 4 comments
  • 2 gjilevski 2 comments
  • 3 GB 2 comments
  • 4 Sanjay 2 comments
  • 5 rjbdba 1 comment

See you in 2013

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