Tag Archives: Devops

Software Supply Chains: DevOps Lessons Learned from Southwest Airlines

November 23, 2015 By
Wayne Jackson

I was talking to a new business acquaintance the other day and had a really interesting exchange. It went something like this: Him: So, what does Sonatype do? Me: We work in the software development realm doing this new thing called Software Supply Chain Automation. Him: What does that mean? Me: Well, modern software is, […]

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Why Nexus Rocketed Beyond 60,000 Installs

November 5, 2015 By
Derek Weeks

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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28 DevOps and Continuous Delivery Reference Architectures (Vol. 2)

September 8, 2015 By
Derek Weeks
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People want to get going with DevOps or Continuous Delivery, but need a place to start.  Others are already on their way, but need some validation of their choices.  In April, I published the first volume of DevOps and Continuous Delivery reference architectures which has now been viewed over 37,000 times on SlideShare (it’s free […]

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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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The Cost to DevOps: 27 Mufflers

July 16, 2015 By
Derek Weeks
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Imagine that you are designing the 2016 Range Rover line of sport utility vehicles. Like all gas powered vehicles, each one needs an exhaust muffler. Range Rover likely has narrowed in on a preferred provider of mufflers. But imagine what would happen if the designers and factory line workers could pick from any one of 27 past versions of that muffler from their preferred provider for the new model year.

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Rework is Choking Software (2015 State of the Software Supply Chain Report)

June 23, 2015 By
Derek Weeks

“Software may be eating the world, but rework is choking software”, tweeted John Jeremiah (@j_jeremiah). To shed more light on what is choking software, new data was released last week in the 2015 State of the Software Supply Chain Report.

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Better and Fewer Suppliers (2015 Software Supply Chain Report)

June 17, 2015 By
Derek Weeks
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Today I want to focus on the huge ecosystem of open source projects (“suppliers”) that feed a steady stream of innovative components into our software supply chains. In the Java ecosystem alone, there are now over 108,000 suppliers of open source components. Across all component types available to developers (e.g., RubyGems, NuGet, npm, Bower, PyPI, etc.), estimates now reach over 650,000 suppliers of open source projects.

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The 2015 State of the Software Supply Chain Report

June 11, 2015 By
Derek Weeks
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In April of this year, I embarked on a six-week journey diving deep into an analysis of the world’s software supply chains. I evaluated the practices of 106,000 organizations, the 100,000+ suppliers they relied on, and the billions of software components that fueled their agile, continuous delivery and DevOps practices.

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