[tor-dev] Scaling Tor Metrics, Round 2

Spencer spencerone at openmailbox.org
Wed Dec 9 03:01:47 UTC 2015


> Karsten Loesing:
> We briefly discussed making a JavaScript-free Globe a while ago by
> using Node.js.  I'm not sure whether this would also work for Metrics.
>  It may depend on how interactive graphs are supposed to be.

As said later in this thread, .png seems okay.  Though I see the load on 
the server if tons of peeps get at the site; I respect the client-side 

Thanks :)

> I think the main option is to keep rendering graphs on the server.
> Right now, we're using R/ggplot2 for that, but we could switch to
> server-side JavaScript or really anything else.  The main downside is
> lack of real interactivity.

I see the need for interaction :)  David McCandless [0] has some cool 
stuff that isn't very interactive (but uses JS).

Can the data be processed offline by each person? Tor Rendering Engine 


[0]: http://www.davidmccandless.com

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