Actionable Control for Open Source Components

Adrian Bridgwater | Dr. Dobb's | February 22, 2012

Sonatype has released the Nexus Professional 2.0 open-source repository manager. The new iteration now includes more "actionable" information about the open-source components used in any development project. This action-centric approach is designed to provide insights into component security and licensing. The product also includes the Nexus Availability Architecture and the ability to manage both Java and .NET components from a single Nexus repository.

"Thousands of development shops rely on Nexus to reduce build times, improve collaboration, and increase control of open-source artifacts," said Jason van Zyl, CTO and founder of Sonatype. "Sonatype Nexus Professional 2.0 adds a whole new dimension to the repository market. Now development teams can know far more about the contents of their repositories with integrated security, licensing, and popularity information."...