With well over 17 billion open source components downloaded from public repositories in 2014, it is clear that more software development organizations are assembling software from component building blocks. In fact, Gartner reports that by 2016 the vast majority of mainstream IT organizations will leverage open source software (OSS) components in mission-critical IT solutions. This massive reliance on open source components has created new challenges for managing the speed, cost, and risks of continuous delivery in today’s software development efforts.
There are those of us that like to stay on the cutting edge of technology, fiddling with the latest and greatest, even if it means the experience might be a little rough around the edges. Yes, that might mean suffering through a bunch of issues despite a warning not to install Mavericks on our main […]
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.
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..
Recently at Microsoft’s TechEd in Europe, Marcel de Vries, Visual Studio ALM MVP and CTO Xpirit, wowed the audience when presenting a talk on how to accelerate continuous delivery by improving NuGet component management.
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 […]
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 […]
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? […]
On December 4th, 2014, U.S. Congressional Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) introduced H.R. 5793, the “Cyber Supply Chain Management and Transparency Act of 2014.” The legislation will ensure all contractors of software, firmware or products to the federal government provide the procuring agency with a bill of materials of all third […]
On December 4th, 2014, U.S. Congressional Representatives Ed Royce (R-CA) and Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) introduced H.R. 5793, the “Cyber Supply Chain Management and Transparency Act of 2014.” The legislation will ensure all contractors of software, firmware or products to the federal government provide the procuring agency with a bill of materials of all third party and open source components […]