Author Archives: Terry Bernstein

About Terry Bernstein

Terry is Sonatype's Director of Product marketing, responsible for all marketing content. Terry brings with him a distinguished background including nearly 15 years of experience in product marketing and product management at both large companies (Cisco Systems) and startups (CURRENT Group). Prior to joining Sonatype, Terry was the Director of Product Management and Marketing at CURRENT Group, a startup focused on broadband over powerline (BPL) communications and Smart Grid. While at Cisco Systems he product managed a variety of key hardware and software products. Terry provided IT consulting to large multi-national enterprises while at SRI (formerly Stanford Research Institute), and ran the unclassified networks for the Office of the Secretary of Defense in the Pentagon while an Air Force Captain. Terry has published a book on Internet Security and holds 2 patents related to BPL and Smart Grid. He is a proud graduate of Stanford University with a BS/MS in Computer Science (emphasis on Computer Systems) and holds an MBA from UC Berkeley.

What is Central?


January 11, 2012 By
Terry Bernstein

“Central”, “Maven Central”, “The Central Repository”.  You’ll here these terms a lot when discussing Java open source-based development.  At Sonatype, we often take it for granted that everyone knows what we mean when we say “Central”.  We know that’s not true, so we’ve put together this short video overview of Central and what it means […]

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How well do you know your open source licensing?


January 9, 2012 By
Terry Bernstein

Choosing components with appropriate licenses is critical to ensuring you realize the benefits and avoid the risks when developing with open source components. But, how well do you know your licenses? Can you describe the differences between permissive, weakly protective and copyleft licenses? Do you understand the ramifications of including copyleft licensed components in your […]

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