analog, currently in version 2.0, written by Stephen Turner at Cambridge. The README file is a little long, but describes everything the program can do. And despite length of the documentation, the program is pretty easy to use. A local copy of the README can be found at http://www.uiowa.edu/stats/analog-readme.html. The home page for
wwwstatreports were getting unwieldy. Bugs in the program resulted in generation of duplicate references to requests (e.g. the "~" vs. "%7E" problem) and inconsistent reports. The statistics generated by
analogprovide reports that are more useful (with one or two exceptions), with more formatting options. There are also reports which weren't available under the old software.
Analogalso provides bar graphs on some reports as a useful visual aid.
Among the other improvements gained by switching to
Another nice advantage of
analog is that it's much faster
wwwstat, by at least one or two orders of magnitude.
It can run in a few minutes a logfile that would take a couple hours
wwwstatreports have now, plus some additional reports. Find a monthly report at http://www.uiowa.edu/stats/stats-1997-01.html.
analogstatistics can be found at http://www.uiowa.edu/stats/, where the old statistics were kept. The old
wwwstatstatistics can still be found at http://www.uiowa.edu/stats/wwwstat/. However, all new statistics will be generated using
The "per-user" reports can be found in each user's account, under the
production/wwwstats directory. There will be an index file
with a header and links to the reports for the current and previous
months. The previous month's report will automatically be replaced when
the month changes, and each night the current month's report will be
updated with the previous day's data. The index is accessed by the URL