Category Archives: artifact

Why did Apache Archiva never "go anywhere"?

It seems like a free, artifact storage application with a nice GUI for jars, wars, rpms, etc. is really needed given that SVN is a bit old and Artifactory and Nexus (can be) are quite expensive. So I am confused as to why Apache Archiva never really went anywhere? I know the main engineer just released a new version just before the time of this writing and I am grateful for his time and effort. Nonetheless, it seems like this product never really caught on for build and devops teams even though it should have...