Basic data

  • Release name: Folsom
  • Init date: 2012-04-05
  • End date: 2012-09-26
  • Commits (total): 7,721
  • Commits (no bots): 4,305
  • Files touched (no bots): 6,362
  • Repositories (projects): 16
  • Committers:
    • Core: 71
      (80% of commits)
    • Ocassional: 249
      (20% of commits)
  • Number of companies: 49

Reference Card

Data Sources

Git repositories at GitHub
Core projects




Issue tracker at Launchpad


Work partially based on the information retrieved using the Metrics Grimoire toolset freely available at GitHub.

Raw and parsed Data

MySQL database dumps with the complete retrieved datasets

JSON files serving the data shown in the plots

General notes

This is a report of the work in progress at Bitergia to build a complete dashboard with metrics about software development.

The dataset presented is based on the information publicly available in the development repositories of the OpenStack prject at GitHub, and should be exact for the timespan and repositories analyzed.

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Changes (commits) to source code

Number of commits per week

Top 5 committers

Brian Waldon277 Rackspace,Nebula
Mark McLoughlin196Red Hat
Russel Bryant180 Red Hat
Dan Prince166 Red Hat
Anne Gentle164 Rackspace


Analysis per project

Number of projects touched per week

Commits per project


Companies (7 core projects)

These charts and numbers correspond to the 7 projects that Openstack considers as core, which are those that actually compose the Folsom release

Top 10 companies (by commits)

Red Hat75413

Commits per company

Top 10 committers (by commits)

Brian Waldon189 Rackspace,Nebula
Mark McLoughlin156Red Hat
Russel Bryant180 Red Hat
Dan Prince166 Red Hat
Vishvananda Ishaya144 Rack,Nebula
Johannes Erdfelt111 Rackspace
Gabriel Hurley104 Nebula
Joe Gordon87 Cloudscaling
Eoghan Glynn82 Red Hat
Gary Kotton75 Red Hat

Issues (tickets, incl. bug reports)

Tickets opened per week (all trackers)

Opened and closed tickets per project

Open-Closed Reports + INFO

Companies (whole Openstack)

These charts and numbers correspond to the whole Openstack, including all the projects specified in the left column

Top 10 companies (by commits)

Rackspace973 49
Red Hat 861 15
Nebula 464 9
HP 179 25
Isi 144 3
IBM 139 16
Sina 135 18
Canonical108 5
Inktank 90 2

Commits per project

+ INFO (rest of companies)