Monthly Archives: December 2008

Now Playing: Grails 1.1b2 w/ "Improved Maven Support"


December 27, 2008 By
Tim O'Brien

Graeme Rocher has never been a fan of Maven, and (as far as I can tell) he still isn’t.     In “Grails & Maven Kiss and Make-up with Grails 1.1 Beta 2“, Graeme writes: So Grails 1.1 Beta 2 is out. Rejoice! There are many new features that are detailed in the release notes. However, […]

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Central Maven Repository Traffic: Using S3


December 24, 2008 By
Brian Fox

Yesterday, in Central Maven Repository Traffic: Investigation and Analysis, I wrote about the analysis involved in tracking down the increasing load on Central. By identifiying some misbehaving tools, we were able to reduce the traffic from a 98 Mbps average down to 60-80 Mbps.  In this post, I discuss the next step toward a Central […]

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Central Maven Repository Traffic: Investigation and Analysis


December 23, 2008 By
Brian Fox

For several months starting in August, the use of the Maven Central Repository has seen a dramatic increase in traffic.  This is a great indicator of the adoption of Maven and other tools that recognize the value of a shared binary repository. It also set in motion a series of upgrades and changes required to […]

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Sonatype Nexus Maven Repository Manager 1.2 Released


December 22, 2008 By
Brian Fox

The Nexus 1.2.0.2 release is available for download. This release improves upon the architectural enhancements started in 1.1 for plugins.  1.2.0 also provides for greater manageability and customization of the embedded Jetty server, support for incremenetal Nexus indexes, and support for plugins.  To download this 1.2.0 release go to http://nexus.sonatype.org.  Here is an quick overview […]

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Does Your Tool Depend on the Central Maven Repository?


December 15, 2008 By
Tim O'Brien

Here are three quick notes for people who write tools which depend on the Central Maven Repository.   Adhering to these standards will help to preserve the free, public resource that millions of Maven users depend on.   We think it is great that people are interacting with the repository, but we want to make sure that […]

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Help Maintain Central: Install a Repository Manager


By
Tim O'Brien

The Central Maven Repository is a public resource essential to the day to day work routines for millions of developers. It is a public resource that has transformed the way that open source communities distribute software artifacts, and we continue to see repository use increase over time. Central Maven Repository is currently serving around 30 […]

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