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Old 05-11-2005, 11:56 PM   #1
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Suggestions for PHP or cgi-based site stats software


Hello, all. I'm working on a personal website and would like to run my own site statistics-tracking software. I've tried a few and not had any luck getting them to work (probably my fault...), so I wanted to hear what others are using.

Ideally, it would be in PHP or cgi, be easily-configured; and it cannot depend on MySQL (I don't have access to that... yet...). The more statistical categories it tracks, the better.

I would rather not have to rely on a commercial solution; I've manged to get my own 'blog running, and would like to continue to keep things as "in-house" and open-source as possible.

Any guidance would be greatly appreciated. Thanks very much in advance.
 
Old 05-12-2005, 12:10 AM   #2
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If you have access to the log-files then AWStats is a good alternative.
 
Old 05-12-2005, 05:46 PM   #3
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I use analog ( http://www.analog.cx/ ) which I absolutely love. it's set up to run on cron in my installation but it doesn't have to be.

You can have as many sites done as you like, you just make a site-specific (i.e., logfile specific) configuration file for it and pass +g<conf file name> as a parameter. I do 5 sites like this.

My site stats:
http://www.carumeen.com/reports/daily.html

That particular page it output in less than 1 second on a 348.207 MHz (gotta love dmesg) Compaq with 192 MB RAM.

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Old 05-12-2005, 06:27 PM   #4
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If you have access to the log-files then AWStats is a good alternative.
doesnt awstats use mysql?
 
Old 05-12-2005, 07:25 PM   #5
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I use webalizer for my website's stats. All you need is the log files, and doesnt require mysql. Can be run through CLI or using cron. It can be used for as many domains/sites as you have as long as they have separate log files.

http://www.mrunix.net/webalizer/
 
Old 05-12-2005, 11:44 PM   #6
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These sound (and look) like great suggestions, but I should have specified: I'm not serving this site; it's hosted.
Unless I've been missing something (which is usually the case...), I doubt anything I run is going to have access to those logs.
 
  


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