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42,000 Nexus Repository Managers, and Growing!

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 00:10
Over the past 15 months, active Nexus instances have grown from 21,000 to 42,000.  Wowza.   That is news worth sharing, because you made it happen! This means our global Nexus customer base added 47 new instances every single day over that same period.  47 a day!  And the volume of active instances...

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CIO.com: Helping Developers Reduce Open Source Risk

Mon, 11/17/2014 - 17:08
Last week, CIO.com shared a story of an inflection point in application security.  Lucian Constantin discussed how there needs to be a shift from manual open source risk analysis to more automated approaches.  His article stated, “The notion of using manual audits, manual approvals and traditional...

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Riot Games Shares its Chef Cookbook for Nexus

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 17:10
  Kyle Allan is on the deployment automation team at Riot Games — maker of the most played PC game in the world: League of Legends. This multiplayer 24/7 game runs at servers all over the world, from the U.S. to Europe, and from Australia to Southeast Asia.  Riot Games was looking for a...

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How Big is a Billion? Open Source Growth Skyrockets

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 00:54
How Big is a Billion? We all remember 1997’s Austin Powers movie with Dr. Evil trying to express a really big number: Dr. Evil: Mr. President, after I destroy Washington D.C… I will destroy another major city every hour on the hour. That is, unless, of course, you pay me… one hundred...

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Nigel’s Wake-up Call: Scaling Open Source Governance

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 01:05
The Wake-up Call They had downloaded over 200,000 open source components in the past year.  And their open source policy…the one established to protect against license risks and security vulnerabilities?  It covered about 3% of them. This is how Nigel Simpson, Director of Architecture at a...

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Who is Nigel Simpson? (Lessons of Open Source Governance)

Tue, 10/28/2014 - 16:20
If you are in the midst of creating (or even planning to implement) an Open Source Governance Policy for your organization, then you’ll want to get to know Nigel Simpson. Nigel has been leading an enterprise-wide working group with over 40 members — at a really big entertainment and media...

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The Two-Minute Open Source Risk Assessment

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 23:15
In two minutes, we can show you if there are any open source risks within your Java application.  And it’s free. That’s right, at Sonatype, we could not be more in favor of the code reuse that occurs millions of times a day thanks to the availability of open source and third-party components.  At...

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TheNexus: A Community Project

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 22:39
With over 42,000 Nexus instances deployed at enterprises around the world, we thought it was time to setup a community based around our products: Nexus and CLM. Earlier this month, we launched the TheNEXUS Community, including exclusive members only content  — where we are already over 700...

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Nexus Live, October 2014 – Gene Kim, Josh Corman, TheNEXUS

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 20:41
During the October 2014 broadcast of Nexus Live we were able to catch up with Gene Kim and Josh Corman to find out what’s in store for the DevOps Enterprise Summit in the Bay Area at the end of the month. We also took a quick look at TheNEXUS, the new community site for Nexus, […]

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npm registry support for all!

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 16:36
Continuing our commitment to the open source community we are taking Nexus OSS to another level. After adding NuGet support in Nexus 2.9 for FREE in Nexus OSS (a long time paid feature of Nexus Professional) our engineering team is at it again. I remember when we created the issue tracker ticket to...

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Why Attend the DevOps Enterprise Summit?

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 07:54
Major enterprises are embracing DevOps. The DevOps Enterprise Summit is bringing together top practitioners who are leading DevOps transformations in large, complex organizations. It is a three-day conference on October 21-23, where leaders share their lessons learned, spanning culture,...

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Nexus OSS Meets NuGet

Tue, 09/30/2014 - 01:00
The NuGet package manager has become the standard for developing software on the Microsoft platform which includes.NET and the NuGet Gallery that has emerged as a large public open source package repository. Sonatype Nexus, on the other hand, is the standard repository or component manager software...

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Bash 2014 – This Is Not a Party

Thu, 09/25/2014 - 22:58
I can honestly say that although referred to by the media as Shellshocked, I am neither shocked nor awed. I can’t say that I am a fan of the latest glorification of bugs like Heartbleed and Shellshock in a fashion similar to tropical storms, but if it gets more people to pay attention to the...

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