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Urchin Retirement Party

On January 20th Google announced it will be ceasing any new development for the Urchin Software product line and ending new purchases or upgrades after March 28th, 2012. So, what better thing to do than throw a retirement party for Urchin!  It seemed fitting to us.  In this post I’ve reviewed our take on what this means and what

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Advanced Segments with OR operators in Urchin 7

Editor’s note: Google ceased new development for the Urchin Software product line and ended purchases or upgrades on March 28th, 2012. Read more about Urchin’s retirement here. A discussion recently came up between some Urchin Certified Partners around creating Advanced Segments that have “OR” operators and conditions. Most of us are familiar with the Google Analytics Advanced Segmentation tool that allows

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Urchin 7 Now Available!

Urchin 7 is Finally Here! A subtle change to the Urchin Software homepage this morning and addition of a new “features list” marks the release of Urchin 7, the next generation of Google’s web analytics software product. The new version of Urchin includes a long list of enhancements including a completely new user interface, event

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Canned Urchin (On a Stick)

Editor’s note: Google ceased new development for the Urchin Software product line and ended purchases or upgrades on March 28th, 2012. Read more about Urchin’s retirement here. We periodically need to deploy multiple Urchin installations to a single machine. Some pieces of that puzzle are obvious, but doing it right for a production environment gets tricky. One major factor is our

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Excluding Robots, Bots, Spiders & Crawlers from Logfile data with Urchin 6

Editor’s note: Google ceased new development for the Urchin Software product line and ended purchases or upgrades on March 28th, 2012. Read more about Urchin’s retirement here. “60,000 out of 73,000 file fownloads were from bots” Web analytics based on web server log file data using Urchin 6 web analytics software provides some very useful points of information that Google Analytics

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Urchin vs. Google Analytics Comparison of Differences

Editor’s note: Google ceased new development for the Urchin Software product line and ended purchases or upgrades on March 28th, 2012. Read more about Urchin’s retirement here. What’s the difference between Google Analytics and Urchin? Updated for Urchin 7 I’m often asked this question, and yesterday was on the phone with someone interested in our Urchin Hosted product and decided that

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Solution for convert-u5data error “Error changing Directories. Exiting.”

Editor’s note: Google ceased new development for the Urchin Software product line and ended purchases or upgrades on March 28th, 2012. Read more about Urchin’s retirement here. I’ve seen this issue come up several times lately as customers migrate their  Urchin Software from version 5 to version 6.  There is a process and set of tools provided with Urchin software to

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