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The Benefits of Migrating to Nexus Maven Repository Manager

Word keeps spreading about our Maven Rescue Misson taking place Friday March 5, 2010. And Maven users and non-Maven users alike are excited to take advantage of the offer. If you're not sure whether to take up Sonatype on their offer to migrate your Maven Repository infrastructure over to our hosted Nexus OSS instance, this post offers some great insight.

Providing free maven repos I think has a lot of benefits and not just for maven users. For example, this should benefit all dependency management tools that are built on top of maven repos... Another benefit is being able to standardize on maven repositories, hopefully preventing users from searching where they can find your artifacts. I've wasted a lot of time in the past trying to find valid repositories where I could find artifacts for a project I was wanting to use.

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Heather is the Communications and Community Engagement Officer at the Upper Grand District School Board. Prior to her current position, Heather was the Senior Producer for Special Projects at Global News and a Copy Editor at Sonatype. Heather managed a team of digital journalists, covering national and international events, as well as consumer, tech and lifestyle news for Heather has significant experience in journalism, new media, digital storytelling, SEO and social media best practices, WordPress and other content management systems, photography and research.