Top 4 open source alternatives to Google Analytics | Opensource.com

These four versatile web analytics tools provide valuable insights on your customers and site visitors while keeping you in control.

Top 4 open source alternatives to Google Analytics | Opensource.com https://opensource.com/article/18/1/top-4-open-source-analytics-tools

We use Matomo (formerly Piwik) on CALI websites. We decided to host our own analytics for a few reasons including performance, data control, and to better choose the options we use.

MariaDB ColumnStore Adds Simultaneous Analytics, Transactional Processing – The New Stack


InnoDB or the other default MySQL storage engine MyISAM provide reasonable performance on analytical query workloads up to 100,000 rows or tables under a million rows. Performance is harder to tune and maintain beyond that, Thompson wrote in a blog post.
ColumnStore is suitable for reporting or analysis on much larger data sets. Mobile applications of customer Pinger, for example, process millions of text messages and phone calls with ColumnStore, in addition to more than 1.5 billion rows of logs per day.

Source: MariaDB ColumnStore Adds Simultaneous Analytics, Transactional Processing – The New Stack

Looks interesting. We’ve had performance issues with our large db tables for years that we’ve managed to work around, but it’s likely time to take a look at a redesign around a newer technology.

Universities pilot Yellowdig, a social platform for higher ed

Universities pilot Yellowdig, a social platform for higher ed https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/07/27/universities-pilot-yellowdig-social-platform-higher-ed

Overview of the Elastic Stack, open source software tools for data insights | Opensource.com

A look at the Elastic stack, a versatile collection of open source software tools that make gathering insights from data easier. Learn the capabilities, requirements, and interesting use cases that apply to each.

Source: Overview of the Elastic Stack, open source software tools for data insights | Opensource.com

GoAccess (A Real-Time Apache and Nginx) Web Server Log Analyzer

GoAccess (A Real-Time Apache and Nginx) Web Server Log Analyzer http://www.tecmint.com/goaccess-a-real-time-apache-and-nginx-web-server-log-analyzer/