Category Archives: Nexus Repo Reel

The Software Supply Chain Piques Interest

February 9, 2015 By
Derek Weeks
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As we looked back at what our readers found most intriguing in the past year, we found one central theme: managing their software supply chain. Our readers wanted to know in a continuous world, where speed and quality often compete how can they develop software faster while becoming more profitable ensuring quality and managing risk.

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Chevy and DevOps: What the Wi-Fi?

February 4, 2015 By
Derek Weeks
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I’m sure you saw it too. During the Super Bowl, Chevy Trucks announced that they were adding 4G LTE wi-fi. How cool. I want that (and so would my kids). I can only imagine the possibilities. But, this is not all about my needs. Chevy and every other vehicle maker wants this too. And not for the reasons that you might first consider. Quickly, let me introduce you to the recalls of today..

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Nexus, Continuous Delivery and DevOps: Slideshow Gallery

January 16, 2015 By
Mark Miller
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As TheNEXUS Community Project reaches a milestone of membership with over 1600 members, we’re adding another section to the resources for the site: a slideshow gallery that pulls in presentations from around the world that best represent continuous delivery and DevOps methodology. We opened the gallery in January of 2015 with  12 decks from the past 6 […]

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Nexus 2.11.1 – Why It’s Time to Upgrade

December 23, 2014 By
Manfred Moser

TL; DR: The release of Nexus 2.11.1 includes a fix for the security vulnerability CVE-2014-9389. Whenever a new Nexus release becomes available there are a myriad of reasons to upgrade. The team always seems to manage to bring in some really useful new features or bug fixes that you have been waiting for. Luckily upgrades […]

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Nexus Pro Deployment Guidelines

December 18, 2014 By
Mark Miller

So you’re using Nexus OSS, but you’ve heard about all the cool things you get if you moved to Nexus Professional (e.g., rich component information, managed release process, smart proxy, staging, enterprise level support,  control over external artifacts, integration with enterprise security). Want to get a better idea of how to setup Nexus Pro to take advantage of these features? […]

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Delivering on a Promise: Free Nexus Training

December 4, 2014 By
Mark Miller
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Our promise to the community was that when we reached 1,000 members we’d publish another series of free training videos. As of today, we have reached 1,061 members with the count growing daily. We are publishing the beginning of a new series on Nexus Pro and Smart Proxy as a thank you to the community for your […]

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Rubyists Rejoice – Nexus Supports RubyGem Repositories

December 2, 2014 By
Brian Fox
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We have done it again! Our Nexus development team has been busy this fall.  With Nexus 2.9 in September, we introduced NuGet support for Nexus Open Source.  In October Nexus 2.10 introduced npm support for all Nexus editions.  And now with Nexus 2.11, we are adding Ruby Gem Repository support! We are happy to announce […]

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42,000 Nexus Repository Managers, and Growing!

November 19, 2014 By
Derek Weeks
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[Editor’s Note: An update to this article is now available.  As of February 2015, active Nexus instances have reached 50,000.  For more information, please see the new blog post at:] 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 […]

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Riot Games Shares its Chef Cookbook for Nexus

November 12, 2014 By
Derek Weeks

  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 service to store […]

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