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Revision as of 15:12, 16 January 2021

The Wikimedia Foundation's Analytics Engineering team is part of the Technology department.

The Analytics Engineering Team's primary responsibility is to "empower and support data informed decision making across the Foundation and the Community".

We make Wikimedia related data available for querying and analysis to both WMF and the different Wiki communities and stakeholders.

We develop infrastructure so all our users, both within the Foundation and within the different communities, can access data in a self-service fashion that is consistent with the values of the movement.

We keep all our documentation here on Wikitech. See also this FAQ.

About us - Analytics/Team


If you have questions about our work or the infrastructure we provide, you can contact us in two ways:

Work organization

The analytics team uses Phabricator to track its projects.




We maintain various systems to allow querying of our datasets in different fashion.

System name and link Type Accessibility
Archiva Repository for Java archives Private
AQS - Analytics Query Service REST API for analytics data Public
Clients (stat100X) Analytics client nodes to access Hadoop and various services Private
Cluster (Hadoop, Camus, Hive, Oozie, Spark...) Hadoop Private
Dashiki Framework for building dashboards Public
Druid Data storage engine optimized for exploratory analytics Private
EventLogging Ad-hoc streaming pipeline Private
EventStreams Mediawiki events streams Public
Hue Web interface for Hive, Oozie, and other Cluster services Private
Kafka Data transport and streaming system Private
MariaDB Data storage for MediaWiki replicas and EventLogging Private
Matomo (formerly known as Piwik) Small-scale web analytics platform Private
ReportUpdater Job Scheduler Private
Superset Web interface for data visualization and exploration Private
Jupyter Hosted notebooks for data analysis Private
Turnilo Web interface for exploring data stored in Druid Private
Wikistats (1 and 2) Community Dashboard with high-level metrics Public

Try it out! Analytics/Tutorials

We'd rather have you having fun with our data :)

Please check the link above for something that might help you, and let us know if you don't find what you're after.

Table of Content

Go to the Analytics/TOC page to have a list of all pages we have under Analytics.