Category Archives: Nexus Repo Reel

Legos, Death Stars, and Millennium Falcons, Oh My


February 2, 2016 By
Jeff Wayman

The Lego Death Star has about 1/10th of the parts of a Toyota; 3803 to be exact. If you’ve ever assembled the Lego Death Star, or anything lego related, you know having the right parts is critical. Even more impressive is what the group over at Titans Creations did. This group of Lego fans (known as My Own Creation[ers]) built a scale model (mini-figure scale) of the Millennium Falcon. Coming in at around 10,000 parts it’s one of the more, if not most impressive custom models to date.

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Rugged DevOps: Solving Big Problems


January 27, 2016 By
Derek Weeks
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In part one of this series, “Rugged DevOps: Survival is Not Mandatory”, I shared news that 1 in 16 open source and third-party components downloaded last year included a known vulnerability. That may not seem like too many until you realize the average company downloads well over 200,000 components annually. These components are electively downloaded by development teams, often unaware of the vulnerabilities that come with them.

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Ground Control To Nexus Users: Nexus Repository Manager 3 Milestone 7 Release


January 21, 2016 By
Jeffry Hesse
The Nexus Team

The final milestone is here, and we are pleased to announce Nexus Repository Manager 3 Milestone 7 has “made the grade” and it’s ready to release! It’s time to engage your engines and blast off with Nexus as this version will be upgradeable to future versions of Repository Manager 3.

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What’s in Your Software


January 15, 2016 By
Matt Howard
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I can’t tell you how excited I am to be a part of the Sonatype team that is literally reinventing how quality software gets made. As the new guy leading marketing, my first test was to explain Sonatype to my mom. She’s a smart cookie — but she’s 82 years old — and doesn’t know very much about software.

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Nexus Firewall: Quality at Velocity


November 17, 2015 By
Mike Hansen
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The quantitative research summarized below, covering over 7,000 repositories across nearly 100 countries, highlights some of the challenges with quality at modern development velocities. By leveraging automation in your repository manager, you can improve application quality and reduce unplanned work while lowering exposure to risk. Repository managers like Nexus, Artifactory and Archiva have been serving […]

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Did you wake up to an alert about the Java Deserialization vulnerability?


November 13, 2015 By
Brian Fox
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This week I woke up to find several emails from Nexus Lifecycle indicating that the products in my portfolio were potentially vulnerable due to their inclusion of Apache commons-collection. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, stop now and go read this factual and un-sensationalized account of the situation. I’ll wait.

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Q&A: Running Docker in Production


November 11, 2015 By
Derek Weeks
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On October 29, Sonatype hosted a discussion about the upcoming release of Nexus 3.  This release will provide support for Docker images as a private Docker registry.  A full recording of discussion is available on YouTube.   While we covered Q&A during the webinar, there were many questions that we did not get to answer […]

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Why Nexus Rocketed Beyond 60,000 Installs


November 5, 2015 By
Derek Weeks
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Another BIG Milestone Active Nexus repository manager instances have grown to another record high.  As of today, we surpassed the milestone of 60,000 active Nexus installations!  And, YOU, our user community made it happen. With Nexus at the heart of software supply chains and everything continuous, we are excited about all of the great work being done […]

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Please Containerize Your Excitement: Nexus 3 Milestone 5 Release


September 22, 2015 By
Derek Weeks
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We, on the Nexus team, are pleased to announce the arrival of the Nexus 3 Milestone 5 release! Our focus in this milestone release was; hosting and proxying Docker registries, browsing and searching Docker images, browsing components and assets that belong to any repository format. Docker format capabilities in Nexus 3 are brand new and we are excited to have it going out into the wild so we can hear your feedback.

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Make Nexus Part of the DevOps Dozen


August 6, 2015 By
Zach Peretti
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DevOps.com has compiled a list of companies they believe to be the most well known DevOps products in the market today. We are excited and honored to have Nexus nominated under the repository manager category. As DevOps.com put it — “To succeed in todays speed of business, app-centric world the old ways of doing business […]

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