Supported Data Sources

Data sources are the collaboration tools or the remote servers that are used to drive the development of a project. LFX Insights accesses such data sources, collects data for a project, segregates them to different sections, such as source control for code related data, issue management for issues statuses, documentation for confluence and wiki pages, CI/CD for Jenkins, and so on.

Currently Supported Data Sources

Insights supports the following data sources based on their categories:

Source Control Systems

  • Git

  • GitHub

  • Gerrit

Documentation

Insights supports Confluence for tracking and visualizing project's documentation. For details, see Confluence.

Chat Room

Insights supports chat room platforms, such as Slack and Rocket Chat to analyze the project related communication activities.

Issue Tracking Systems

Following are the various issue tracking system data sources currently supported by Insights:

Build Systems

Insights supports Jenkins as one of the popular build system data sources.

Email Systems

Insights supports Pipermail, and Groups.io as email systems to visualize project related communication activities.

In Progress

The Linux Foundation is developing Insights tool to support the following data sources in the next release:

Build Systems

The Linux Foundation is developing Insights tool to support CircleCI as a build system data source in the next release.

Email Systems

The Linux Foundation is developing Insights tool to support Google Groups and GitHub Team Discussions.

Coming Soon

The Linux Foundation is working towards supporting the following data sources very soon:

Build Systems

The Linux Foundation is releasing soon the support for some more popular build system data sources, such as Travis CI, Gitlab CI, GitHub Actions, to name a few.

Social Media

The Linux Foundation is releasing soon the support for social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.