SystemTap podcast numbers

Paul W. Frields stickster at
Mon Mar 22 03:40:48 UTC 2010

On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 09:47:50PM -0400, David Nalley wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 12:27 PM, Paul W. Frields  wrote:
> > At yesterday's weekly meeting I said I would look up the statistics
> > from the podcast I did for the F12 release on SystemTap features.  We
> > had about 750 downloads from about 150 unique IP addresses for that
> > podcast.
> >
> > I would estimate I spent about 6-8 hours total on creating it,
> > including the interview, editing, and helping write the press blog
> > around it.  If doing one again, I would measure it as being successful
> > if I could at lesat double that number.  If not, I'd be disinclined to
> > do another for the F14 cycle.
> >
> > One of the steps we should take now is finding out the venues where we
> > can publish these podcasts for highest visibility in the interim until
> > Insight is ready to handle offering them.  Anyone producing one of
> > these should expect them, once approved/posted, to show up in searches
> > on various popular podcast directories.
> I'd guess hacker public radio ( would be one of
> those venues. Last I heard they had around 10k subscribers, and they
> let you drop content whenever you are able, so no long term
> commitment. (My LUG puts our monthly recorded meetings up for
> instance.)
>  I know droops and can ask him what else we need to do to get some content up.
> Off the top of my head I can't think of any others, but I am sure
> that's just my lack of knowledge - I'll ask some of my friends who do
> podcasts where they push their stuff.

That would be great, thanks Dave.

I know that our friend klaatu puts content up at HPR as well.

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