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Journey to SQL Authority with Pinal Dave

2012 in blogging

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To kick off the new year, we’d like to share with you data on Journey to SQL Authority with Pinal Dave’s activity in 2012. You may start scrolling!

Crunchy numbers

3,200,000 people watched the Mars Rover land. This blog was viewed about 19,000,000 times in 2012. If this blog were a video of the Rover landing, it would take about 6 days for that many people to see it.

In 2012, there were 373 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 2,373 posts. There were 32 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 451 KB. That's about 3 pictures per month.

The busiest day of the year was October 9th with 80,693 views. The most popular post that day was SQL SERVER - Insert Data From One Table to Another Table - INSERT INTO SELECT - SELECT INTO TABLE.

How did they find this blog?

Some visitors came searching, mostly for sqlauthority, sql interview questions, sql server interview questions, and sql server interview questions and answers.

Where did they come from?

That's 234 countries in all!
Most visitors came from The United States. India & United Kingdom were not far behind.

Who were they?

The most commented on post in 2012 was SQL SERVER - 2 T-SQL Puzzles and Win USD 50 worth Amazon Gift Card and 25 Other Prizes

These were the 5 most active commenters on this blog:

  • 1 Ganesh 39 comments
  • 2 Sanjay 28 comments
  • 3 harsh 28 comments
  • 4 Imran Mohammed 25 comments
  • 5 Kalyanasundaram.K 17 comments

See you in 2013

Thanks for flying with WordPress.com in 2012. We look forward to serving you again in 2013! Happy New Year!


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