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Nexus Book 1.6: Expanded Introduction to Repository Management

Announcing the availability of Repository Management with Nexus, Edition 1.6. Learn Nexus today by:

This edition expands the introduction to introduce and provide motivation for using a repository manager. If you want to know what a repository is and why you need to use a repository manager, read the new introduction. Read more for a detailed list of changes:

Repository Management with Sonatype Nexus

The following changes were introduced in Edition 1.6 on September 10,


  • [NXBOOK-161] - Add a Section about Repository Managment in the Context of Collaboration
  • [NXBOOK-162] - Add a Section about the Nexus Indexer (Emphasize that it is the gold standard)
  • [NXBOOK-163] - Add more Recent Information to the History of Nexus, Add a Nexus Development Timeline
  • [NXBOOK-164] - Add a Section that Describes Nexus Open Source (Features and Community)
  • [NXBOOK-165] - Add a Section that Describes Nexus Professional (Features and Benefits)
  • [NXBOOK-166] - Add a Section about the Benefits of Proxying Remote Repositories
  • [NXBOOK-167] - Add a Section that Discusses How Repository Managers Facilitate Sharing of Binary Artifacts (SNAPSHOTS)


  • [NXBOOK-114] - Develop Nexus Book introduction: "Reasons to Use a Repository Manager"
  • [NXBOOK-115] - Develop the Nexus Book Introduction: Discuss Repository Management in the Context of Collaboration


  • [NXBOOK-147] - Improve Documentation for Active Directory Configuration


  • [NXBOOK-11] - Add Justification for 3rd Party Repo to the Book
  • [NXBOOK-160] - Rewrite the Nexus Book Introduction
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Tim is a Software Architect with experience in all aspects of software development from project inception to developing scaleable production architectures for large-scale systems during critical, high-risk events such as Black Friday. He has helped many organizations ranging from small startups to Fortune 100 companies take a more strategic approach to adopting and evaluating technology and managing the risks associated with change.