Within a few hours the OpenStack Juno release will be delivered. At the moment of writing this analysis the OpenStack Activity Board shows 91,317 commits spread across 108 repositories. All of this activity was performed by close to 2,600 developers, affiliated to about 230 different organizations. In addition, around 75,000 changesets have gone through code review, submitted by 3,082 developers.
With respect to community communication channels, there were more than 3 million messages exchanged in the IRC channels, close to 10,000 questions asked on the Askbot instance of the OpenStack Foundation and about 3,600 people posting to the mailing lists.
Focusing on the Juno six-month release cycle, activity was intense:
18,704commits, 8.65% increase if compared to the previous release cycle, Icehouse.
More than 130organizations contributing.
Close to 1,420developers, an increment of about 16%.
IRC channels grew from 926K to 1,024Kmessages, 10% more than for Icehouse.
Mailing lists reduced activity (8.8% less messages). However, there is an increase of 18% in the number of new questions in Askbot, with a total of about 3,000new questions during the Juno release cycle.
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