Impressive GRASS GIS Web site statistics

Just to update you on the GRASS Web statistics development, here the statistics (remember, we have MANY mirror sites):

Month Unique Number Pages Hits Bandwidth
visitors of
Jan 2008 39223 74088 291166 715946 101.23 GB
Feb 2008 38984 74043 218314 623770 107.09 GB
Mar 2008 40674 73389 223666 621816 107.04 GB
Apr 2008 5490 15702 135134 403726 220.87 GB
May 2008 20613 104556 912263 2242942 1442.31 GB

(this includes of course search engine traffic)

It appears that many visitors came back in May who downloaded the long awaited GRASS 6.3.0 release from 23 Apr 2008.

Some outstanding hits for May (views, only
10095 /grass63/binary/mswindows/native/
3271 /grass63/binary/mswindows/native/WinGRASS-6.3.0-Setup.exe

This points out of obvious need for a portable, in this case also MS-Windows compliant GIS which GRASS 6.3.0 now is! Fetch native winGRASS with installer or GRASS for MacOSX or GRASS for Linux or …

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About neteler

Markus Neteler , a founding-member of the (D-A-CH), (Italy), and the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo), was head of the GIS and Remote Sensing Unit at the Research and Innovation Centre of the Fondazione Edmund Mach, Trento, Italy from 2008-2016. Since then he is CEO of mundialis company located in Bonn, Germany, a startup specialized in open source development and massive data processing. He is author of several books and chapters on GRASS and various papers on GIS applications. Being passionate about Open Source GIS, he became a GRASS GIS user in 1993 and a developer in 1997, coordinating its development since then.

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