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

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Single Build with Multiple Artifacts

I'm a little confused on the Azure Pipeline steps. My solutions has many projects and one UI project that contains both an ASP.Net-Core WebApi/MVC with Angular. the Build Solution builds similar to ...
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How can I provide an unpackaged vendor binary to my build environment?

I want to run CI processes that depend on a vendor application which is released periodically as a new ZIP file (about 500MB), downloaded from behind a login on the vendor's website. When a new ...
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How does one build a build pipeline with versioned build artifacts?

I'm not sure quite how to phrase this question. I'd like to learn either by answer here or sharing a reference to read from: How do I build a pipeline with versioned build artifact? I've inherited an ...
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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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node js deployment on production server

I wanted to know standard process to deploy nodejs app on production. As of now I am following the process as below Pull the source code git pull git_url Install npm dependencies npm install ...
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Why should I store artifacts?

Why should I store artifacts? I'm doing it but i don't know if it still make sense. My builds are fairly quick I do git tag versioning None of my builds depends on another. (all independent micro-...
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What can be considered as an artifact [duplicate]

Recently, I have had a lecture at my university about advanced testing and CI. To understand all concepts, I was searching what artifact represents, specifically in DevOps sphere. I found many ...
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Secure deployments of on-prem artifacts to cloud

Right now, we have locally hosted (across multiple Datacenters) artifactory and Bitbucket. We're at a halfway point between Jenkins and Bamboo (with Jenkins beginning to make more traction against ...
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Publish pipeline artifact to Slack

I have a pipeline on Azure DevOps that publishes an artifact (releasenotes.txt). It also has integration with Slack using ( https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/integrations/slack?...
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What are reasons for not not using Bitbucket-server for storing artifacts?

I'm working with a company setting up a brand new project, and we're talking about what tools to use for what. I was talking about Artifactory or Nexus for storing built artifacts (APKs in this case), ...
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Are there any drawbacks of using a deb package as if it was a container to deploy an application?

My team is currently trying to decide if we should deploy our Nodejs app as a deb package instead of trying to run it in a container such as Docker. I got this idea from reading this blog here which ...
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How do you fetch a Jenkins job's artifacts from a remote system?

I'd like to download an artifact file from Jenkins CI (e.g. file from the latest successful job) from a remote system. How can I do it? Do I need a plugin to do this?
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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?
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Azure DevOps Artifact.zip folder structure for .NET Core 3.0 application

I have an ASP.NET Core 3.0 application for which I have a full CI/CD setup in Azure DevOps. The Application is hosted on a Ubuntu 18.04 server machine. In the Build Pipeline, the solution is built ...
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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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Reading two Repos in Azure Build pipeline

I created a Build pipeline in Azure using classic editor and selected empty job instead of using any template. This way provides option to connect only one repository at once. My requirement is to ...
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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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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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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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Release/file sharing service

At my company we use FTP to share releases and e-mail to notify customers of the availability. I'm looking for a service offering: Easily upload of a file Users need to sign in to download and ...
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Are there any truly simple artifact repositories?

I'm looking for a binary-artifact repository, but everything I see is super complicated, to set up, use, and manage. All I'm looking for is: upload repos as tgz/zip with metadata (name, date, tag) ...
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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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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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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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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 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.