2Number of OpenStack Contributors Up Sharply
Over the last two years, the number of developers authoring and committing code to OpenStack has grown from 248 authors and 4,083 code commits in the April 2012 OpenStack Essex release to 1,202 authors and 17,209 code commits in OpenStack Icehouse.
3Top Corporate Contributor to OpenStack Icehouse
Red Hat is the top corporate contributor to the OpenStack Icehouse release as measured by the volume of code commits. Red Hat has been the top contributor to OpenStack for at least a year and was previously identified as the top code contributor during the OpenStack Grizzly release cycle in 2013.
4Top Code Commit Author
The position of top commit author for OpenStack has changed from release to release. For the OpenStack Havana release cycle, Bitergia identified Red Hat’s Mark McLoughlin as the top author of commits. During the Icehouse cycle, Suse’s Andreas Jaeger topped the list with 654 commits.
5The Most Active OpenStack Project
6Mailing List Messages Continue to Grow
Code commits are only one measure of activity; another key metric is the volume of mailing list activity, which has also grown over the last year. During the OpenStack Grizzly release cycle, there were some 332 mailing list participants, who sent a total of 8,961 emails. In contrast, during the OpenStack Icehouse release cycle, there were 1,746 participants, who sent a total of 23,077 emails.
7The Most OpenStack Mailing List Messages
8More Issues Opened and Closed in IceHouse Than Ever
9Who Closed the Most OpenStack Icehouse Issues?
10Top Developers for Closing Issue Tickets
When it comes down to individuals that helped to close issue tickets, NEC developer Akihiro Motoki tops the list, followed by VMware developer Aaron Rosen.