Archive for September 2009

PHP Network Upgrade Operation: Phase I Complete!

Well, the first phase of the global network upgrade for has worked out pretty well. Of 120 mirrors that were active at the time, only three were removed for failing to upgrade or respond to contact attempts. That comes out to just 2.5%, which is an acceptable number. I guess we can deem this part a success, thanks to the maintainers and providers around the world.

An email sent just a few moments ago to all of the maintainers who co-provide the PHP network’s global infrastructure with some basic metrics:

———- Forwarded message ———-
From: Daniel Brown
Date: Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 14:05
Subject: Current PHP Global Network Statistics
To: PHP Mirrors List


As you may now already know, after completing the first phase of the upgrade operation, all mirrors are running PHP5. Here is a breakdown of all versions, as well as some other statistics you may find interesting.


Total Mirrors, World-Wide: 118
% of Mirrors with SQLite: 65.3%
% of Mirrors with Stats: 37.3%
% of Mirrors Running PHP5: 100.0%

By version:

5.0.3: 1
5.0.4: 1
5.1.1: 1
5.1.2: 2
5.1.6: 20
5.2.0: 8
5.2.1: 3
5.2.3: 2
5.2.4: 7
5.2.5: 2
5.2.6: 17
5.2.8: 12
5.2.9: 23
5.2.10: 12
5.3.0: 6
5.3.1: 1

Subject to deletion in Phase II: 5
Running development versions: 1

Content Age Sampling:

Oldest Mirror: 963096 Seconds (NOTE: Disabled, Pending Delete)
Youngest Mirrors: 98 Seconds
Most Common Ages: 1891 Seconds, 3699 Seconds
Total Average Age: 26160.2 Seconds (7 Hours, 16 Minutes)
Adjusted Average Age: 18083.2 Seconds (5 Hours, 1 Minute)
[NOTE: Adjustment removes disabled mirror from calculation.]

Thanks again, as always, for everyone’s hard work and dedication. We’re looking forward to working with all of you for a long time to come! || ||
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