Co founder and CEO of JFrog the company behind Artifactory. Prior to JFrog, Shlomi was CEO of AlphaCSP, Israel's largest Java consulting firm. He has over 15 years of experience in management, software services, customer and community relationship. Shlomi has a CS Master from Clark University USA, and a BA from Ben-Gurion University IL. Shlomi has posted 20 posts at DZone. View Full User Profile

LinkedIn chose JFrog's Artifactory as its Repository Manager

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JFrog ltd., the company behind Artifactory, announced that LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, has selected Artifactory as its repository manager.

"When an organization is faced with scaling its internal processes and practices all of the tools involved along the way need to fit that goal. Artifactory's support for various build and continuous integration systems, ease of configuration and administration, REST API and user-driven roadmap, is what made it a very compelling product for us. It plays and integral part of the solution as the interface between different phases of the Software Development Lifecycle and organizational units." said Ivaylo Mihov, Software and Release Engineer at LinkedIn.

Artifactory is a binary repository manager implemented in 100% Pure Java and available as open-source, Pro and Cloud based versions. With Fortune 500 companies as customers and over 100,000 downloads, it became the world’s most advanced repository manager. Artifactory offers powerful enterprise features and fine-grained permission control behind a sleek and easy-to-use UI. Artifactory is the only repository manager that integrates with all major build tools and CI servers.

JFrog's founding team will also attend JavaOne next week (Sep. 19th – 23rd ), in which they promise to present Artifactory's upcoming features…

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Steven Baker replied on Wed, 2010/09/22 - 5:46pm

I wouldn't place too much importance on this. A lot of places just use whatever tool is mildly reputable. Personally I prefer Nexus since it doesn't rely on a database and you can easily move its data store location or clean up old artifacts quickly and directly.

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