Nexus Book 1.6: Expanded Introduction to Repository Management

September 11, 2009 By Tim O'Brien

Announcing the availability of Repository Management with Nexus, Edition 1.6. Learn Nexus today by:

This edition expands the introduction to introduce and provide motivation for using a repository manager. If you want to know what a repository is and why you need to use a repository manager, read the new introduction. Read more for a detailed list of changes:

Repository Management with Sonatype Nexus

The following changes were introduced in Edition 1.6 on September 10,


  • [NXBOOK-161] – Add a Section about Repository Managment in the Context of Collaboration
  • [NXBOOK-162] – Add a Section about the Nexus Indexer (Emphasize that it is the gold standard)
  • [NXBOOK-163] – Add more Recent Information to the History of Nexus, Add a Nexus Development Timeline
  • [NXBOOK-164] – Add a Section that Describes Nexus Open Source (Features and Community)
  • [NXBOOK-165] – Add a Section that Describes Nexus Professional (Features and Benefits)
  • [NXBOOK-166] – Add a Section about the Benefits of Proxying Remote Repositories
  • [NXBOOK-167] – Add a Section that Discusses How Repository Managers Facilitate Sharing of Binary Artifacts (SNAPSHOTS)


  • [NXBOOK-114] – Develop Nexus Book introduction: "Reasons to Use a Repository Manager"
  • [NXBOOK-115] – Develop the Nexus Book Introduction: Discuss Repository Management in the Context of Collaboration


  • [NXBOOK-147] – Improve Documentation for Active Directory Configuration


  • [NXBOOK-11] – Add Justification for 3rd Party Repo to the Book
  • [NXBOOK-160] – Rewrite the Nexus Book Introduction