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What is an artifactory?

Artifactory is a product by JFrog that serves as a binary repository manager. That said very often one will use a 'artifactory' as a synonym of the more general binary repository, much like many ...
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What is an artifactory?

The way it helped me understand initially, the difference between source code repository and binary repository was to think of it like: * Github or Bitbucket is useful to maintain all 'code' * Jfrog ...
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What is an artifactory?

Artifactory is a Binary Repository Manager product from Jfrog. You're right - being a binary repository manager it is typically used to manage storage of artifacts generated and used in the software ...
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What is an artifactory?

I think complicating things is what everybody is getting appreciated for nowadays. I will try to answer this question in short . Source Repository is used for storing code and its versions, while ...
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Nexus vs. Artifactory

Am using both right now. Nexus will support more repo types with the free version than Artifactory but Artifactory will have more repos support in the paid tier Nexus now support Conda natively (...
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Nexus vs. Artifactory

I have used both in enterprise settings a fair bit, but I had never really thought this through until reading the question. Artifactory seems much more complete/impressive to me, but I have used it ...
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JFrog Artifactory or JFrog Bintray , when to use one over the other?

JFrog Artifactory and JFrog Bintray both manage binaries (and any other file type you can think of). I'd like to see them as two different parts of your CI/CD pipeline. Artifactory is mostly meant to ...
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What are the pros and cons of Azure Artifacts vs. Artifactory?

JFrog Artifactory pros Artifactory supports 25+ package types, while Azure supports only Maven, npm, NuGet and Python. You can get Docker and Helm with Azure Container Registry but itโ€™s a separate ...
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Directory structure - how do I upload it as-is to an artifactory?

This can be done through the Jrog CLI. The CLI has a recursive option that looks like it will do what you hope. jfrog rt upload --recursive artifactory-mirror/* artifact-repo/dir-struct/ The CLI also ...
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What is an artifactory?

An artifact Is something that is produced/generated/crafted out of a specific process Jar out of a Java project build. Question out of your mind Car out of a factory New song A repository Is a ...
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What is a virtual repository in JFrog Artifactory / Artifact Repository Manager?

Local repositories serve artifacts from your local storage. These are found in paths like this one: http://<host>:<port>/artifactory/<local-repository-name>/<artifact-path> ...
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What are the pros and cons of Azure Artifacts vs. Artifactory?

Microsoft Artifact makes a lot of sense if you are using other Microsoft Azure products such as their DevOps solutions. If you are using Azure, Microsoft Artifact will integrate well with the rest of ...
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How to add timeout to a helm chart?

Since the timeout is a Helm option and not a Kubernetes object attribute, it can't be embedded in the chart itself. The --timeout option is the amount of time the Helm utility will wait for Kubernetes ...
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Why do companies use JFrog Artifactory or other repositories instead of Maven central repository?

Saved bandwith and faster downloads: Artifactory stores the artifacts that are downloaded from maven central. So if another developer needs the same dependencies they don't need to be downloaded again ...
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What artifact managers are available in GCP?

If the artifacts in question are docker images then the recommended artifact management solution is the Container Registry, well integrated with other GCP products producing and/or using such images. ...
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What is a virtual repository in JFrog Artifactory / Artifact Repository Manager?

A virtual repository is a collection of local, remote and other virtual repositories accessed through a single logical URL. A virtual repository hides the access details of the underlying repositories ...
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Should compilers be kept in artifactory?

There are a few main reasons why you would use Artifactory (or any other binary repository manager) over a traditional file storage (in your case NFS). The ability to manage your artifact versions A ...
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Nexus vs. Artifactory

To add more info to John's answer above: the author of that comparison article updated it at https://www.eficode.com/blog/artifactory-nexus-proget From my opinion, I left jFrog and went with Nexus ...
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Should compilers be kept in artifactory?

In many cases compilers are used as-is, already packaged by 3rd parties. When changing the structure of the build systems changing compilers usually translates into switching to a different version, ...
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What is a virtual repository in JFrog Artifactory / Artifact Repository Manager?

Artifactory allows you to define a virtual repository which is a collection of local, remote and other virtual repositories accessed through a single logical URL. A virtual repository hides the ...
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What are vertical scalability limits of JFrog Artifactory Pro?

As @XiongChiamiov mentioned, it's a very hard question to answer, but here's a clue: Artifactory is a network-bond server. It means given enough storage, CPU and memory, it will max out your network ...
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JFrog on dedicated disk

It is. You can install the ZIP installation and unzip it in the EFS. Alternatively, install using Debian/RPM and mount the EFS to /var/opt/jfrog/artifactory in advance. Alternative approach can be ...
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What are the pros and cons of Azure Artifacts vs. Artifactory?

If you're using Java/Maven/Gradle, Azure Artifacts only supports ONE external repository: Maven Central. If your package is not in that repository, you are pretty much bound to use Artifactory or ...
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Maven dependencies that are downloaded not available in JFrog Artifactory server

In order Artifactory to cache your dependencies, you need to retrieve them from Artifactory. Once you use your virtual repository, which contains the Maven Central remote, Artifactory will download ...
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M2 Repo contents is not available in artifactory server

Welcome, Vivek ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป This is not how it works ๐Ÿ˜€ Your local cache (~/.m2) is not transferred to Artifactory if anything the direction is the other way around (in some point of time you'll see files ...
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Additional push event syncing between Artifactory instances

Yes, you can set up push event-driven replication. Please note that while pull replication prepopulates remote repository in server A from a local repository in server B, push replication replicates ...
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What artifact managers are available in GCP?

A new service have been released this year called Artifact Registry
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Artifactory archive deposit doesn't extract

Ask your Artifactory admin to increase the upload size in General Configuration->File Upload Max Size (MB)
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How to run multiple containers with port expose

My problem was that the docker-machine didn't have enough memory to run both services at the same time. Using those commands fixed it: docker-machine stop "C:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\...
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Cookbook get and set dynamic URL

You should use of the Retrieve Latest Artifact endpoint. It uses the repository layouts to know what is the version in your artifact path, so you want to make sure those are set right for you. In this ...
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