MySQL Tracking for Kernl Analytics

Starting today MySQL tracking (+MariaDB & Percona) is available to all Kernl Analytics customers. Using this information you can tailor your plugin/theme to use more powerful features available in later MySQL/MariaDB versions such as the JSON datatype. To enable this feature you need to upgrade to latest version of the Kernl Update Checker (>= 2.5.0)… Continue reading MySQL Tracking for Kernl Analytics

Migrating Kernl Analytics from Batch-Driven to Realtime

When we first started capturing realtime analytics data for Kernl it was a simple affair: 1 table N columns (id, date, product_uuid, domain, product_version, php_version,….) This worked well for the first few weeks, but eventually we started to see serious performance degradation as the table size grew. The first step we took was to normalize… Continue reading Migrating Kernl Analytics from Batch-Driven to Realtime

What’s New With Kernl? November 2021

Happy (nearly) December! We haven’t done one of these in awhile, so let’s dive in and check out all the great updates. Features & Updates Kernl Analytics Filterable Domains – You can now filter the domain list by product, WordPress, and PHP version. This is useful if you want to find something like “all domains with… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl? November 2021

What’s New With Kernl – April 2021

April was huge month for Kernl with regards to infrastructure! We also fixed a handful of bugs and started work on a new analytics feature. Let’s dig in. Features, bugs, & infrastructure RoboSwarm, the Kernl product that powers our load testing product, has been migrated to Heroku. This is part of a broader effort to… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – April 2021

What’s New With Kernl – May 2020

Hello everyone and welcome to the May 2020 edition of “What’s New with Kernl”! This month was relatively slow for us with little work on new features and more focus on bugs and refactoring. Let’s dive in. We now have video tutorials for enabling Git deployments on your WordPress plugins and themes. You can see… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – May 2020

Changes to Kernl Analytics

When Kernl analytics was first released we had tiered approach to pricing: A ‘small’ plan with simple daily analytics and 24 hours of data retention. A ‘agency’ plan with data comparison and 90 day data retention. After looking through our usage data and analytics, we’ve decided that there will now only be a single analytics… Continue reading Changes to Kernl Analytics

What’s New With Kernl – February 2019

February was a pretty busy month for Kernl! We had a lot of great tweaks to load testing, a few customer feature improvements, and some infrastructure work. Lets get started! Features & Bugs Multi-Region Load Tests – You can now select multiple regions for your WordPress load tests! Instead of having all traffic come from… Continue reading What’s New With Kernl – February 2019

Introducing The Kernl Analytics Agency Plan

Today we launched the next iteration of Kernl Analytics. The agency plan has been long in the making and we hope that you enjoy the new insights that you can extract with it. Features The Kernl Analytics agency plan is very similar to the “small” plan with two key differences: Increased Data Retention – When… Continue reading Introducing The Kernl Analytics Agency Plan

Introducing Kernl Analytics

Have you ever wanted to know what version of WordPress your customer is running? Or perhaps what version of your plugin or theme? Maybe you have a plugin or theme that’s installed on hundreds or thousands of sites and you want to know which ones?  If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, Kernl… Continue reading Introducing Kernl Analytics