Are you working on a project which uses's Maven repository for deploying its artifacts?

Well, if so, there's a great opportunity opening up for you to get off that problematic repository: Sonatype is helping projects move to Sonatype's hosted OSS Nexus repository, starting March 5th. We're looking into moving Hudson over but for most smaller projects, this should be a no-brainer. Problems with the Maven repository are legendary and Sonatype's OSS Nexus repository is a great alternative.

Take a look and see if this can work for you.

Editor's Note: Andrew Bayer (abayer) has been a contributor to Hudson since early 2009, contributing to the ClearCase plugin, Hudson's core and a small number of other plugins. Andrew also helps Kohsuke with a lot of Hudson's project infrastructure, most notably the migration from Bugzilla on to JIRA running at

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R. Tyler Croy

R. Tyler Croy has been part of the Jenkins project for the past seven years. While avoiding contributing any Java code, Tyler is involved in many of the other aspects of the project which keep it running, such as this website, infrastructure, governance, etc.