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For questions about artifacts, which are the products of some process applied to a code repository.

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Is artifact promotion in this pipeline correct?

I have been tasked with rebuilding my DevOps pipeline and I need some help with a few parts. We will have our code in BitBucket and have something trigger a server to spin up and validate our PR's. ...
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What is the meaning of source artifacts that must be in a scripted form?

Quote from rom https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/a-devops6/index.html The key prerequisite to versioning everything is that all source artifacts must be in a scripted form. This goes for ...
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Should compilers be kept in artifactory?

We are setting up our source and build system in AWS. we will have two persistent VMs hosting source and artifactory. We have a bunch of compilers (a few Gigs) we want available via NFS, is this ...
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Is zipping a file supposed to happen in Jenkins or on Nexus?

I am trying to figure out the correct way to do my pipeline. Am I supposed to zip my code in Jenkins with maybe the File Operation plugin and then upload it to my private Nexus repository? I don't ...
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Can we consider usage of git lfs for artifacts equally mature strategy to an artifactory?

Git lfs is just support for large files in Git -> good for example for a video file sample if you need it, right? But, if you have large artifacts like a trained model or an uber-jar or some other ...
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What is an artifactory?

There are quite some questions and answers that mention "artifactory". I wouldn't be surprised if it is somehow related to artifacts. My questions: What is actually an "artifactory" (in the context ...
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Artifactory vs Git for Infrastructure Version Control / Configuration Management

I'm trying to understand the difference between managing configuration files for the purposes of simplifying automated deployment. We have 5 environments to build. So far 2 have been built with no ...
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Where does TFS 2017 actually store artifacts?

We had been using a TFS build process that copies build output to some fileshare for later use. But with TFS 2017 we want to use that fancy "Publish Artifacts" build stage that has the TFS server ...
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JFrog Artifactory or JFrog Bintray , when to use one over the other?

We are actually looking for a package management system for our project. The target is simple, have a centralized system to keep our packages ( apps and middlewares ) and use them with our CI/CD tools ...
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What is the difference between packages and artifacts?

I would like to understand the difference between package and artifact. Also In what context we should use these terms.
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Jenkins Artifactory plugin not downloading in multi-thread

In my company we're having a bad time trying to download with the Artifactory plugin in Jenkins because we have a lot of tiny files in our repository and apparently the plugin works in a single thread,...
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What is an artifact (or artefact)?

The question about "What is an artifact repository?" contains an answer with an interesting explanation about the repository part of it. And from reading the entire answer, I am not sure what exactly ...
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What is an artifact repository?

What is an artifact repository? If it's just a place to store files, can't I just use a source control system?