Ticket #1456 (closed task: fixed)

Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

Show current bittorrent stats on torrent.fedoraproject.org

Reported by: glezos Owned by: ricky
Priority: minor Milestone: Fedora 12
Component: Web Content Version: Production
Severity: Normal Keywords: torrent
Cc: pfrields, skvidal Blocked By:
Blocking: Sensitive:


On today's Board meeting we've discussed that it'd be very nuce to show current transfer stats on torrent.fedoraproject.org. How many people are downloading it right now, how much bandwidth is being used etc. Pretty exciting for someone visiting that page on release day.

Interesting stats could include # of people currently downloading, serving (seeds), bandwidth.

Change History

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by glezos

That's great. Can we include the last columns on the nifty page default torrent page? Basically we'd be interested to see how much data we have served in total for each release.

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by ricky

  • Cc skvidal added

I don't think it is easily possible to add those statistics to the torrent.fedoraproject.org page. CCing skvidal to see what he thinks though.

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by skvidal

No, it's not - but, we could put a link to torrent.fedoraproject.org:6969 to the front page.

that has all the stats.

comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by ricky

Dimitris - does Seth's suggestion sound good to you? If so, we can get those templates updated soon.

comment:6 Changed 7 years ago by glezos

I don't think such an approach solves our problem.

What we are looking for is a marketing item, for the interest of our users and journalists mostly. They will go to page with a different port and see a page which is very, very technical. We want a 'wow' factor like the one raised by this page:


Anything 'wow' conveyed with a few numbers would be great, IMO. Eg. how many users are downloading Fedora X the moment or the bandwidth we're serving via bittorrent.

Aren't the bittorrent stats available as CSV or JSON for easier parsing? :/

comment:7 Changed 7 years ago by skvidal

The info is not available in any other format automatically. We can parse the data from the bttrack.dat file and output it other formats if that is needed.

comment:8 Changed 7 years ago by skvidal

what data do we need from bttrack.dat?

comment:9 Changed 7 years ago by glezos

The following would be nice:

  • How many downloads did we have (number, bandwidth)
  • How many people are downloading at the moment (number, bandwidth)

Showing "X downloads per second" could be nice too.

comment:10 Changed 7 years ago by skvidal

parser for bttrack.data to get the data you want http://skvidal.fedorapeople.org/misc/torrent-data.py

comment:11 Changed 5 years ago by skvidal

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

wow, this was fixed long ago and never closed.

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