Unveiling the Retooled Organization

The Organizations feature of the Black Duck Open Hub was moved out of Beta and into “Version 1.0″ today.  We feel this is a major update to the Organization feature that we put into production in October, 2012. Organizations on … Continue reading

Read full story Comments { 3 }

August 22, 2014 Release

Hail Hubbites!  We released a small update today into production that adds some additional stability improvements. We temporarily removed caching in some of the People pages so we can update that caching model to match the improvements we were able … Continue reading

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Upgrading Crawlers

Hail Hubbites! At This Point Here is where things stand: the Open Hub is running on Ruby 1.9.3 on Ubuntu 14 (yay!), the database is running on a new RAID array made of disks supported by our hardware and rated … Continue reading

Read full story Comments { 5 }

What is taking so long?

In the “Update on Infrastructure” post, we talked about how we needed to get disks that would adequately handle our performance needs and were designed for our hardware (i.e. “supported by the manufacturer”). Those arrived on Tuesday and we brought … Continue reading

Read full story Comments { 6 }

Update on infrastructure

As we talked about in Bad Disk == Bad Performance, we had a bad disk in a RAID array that was causing huge database access times, dragging the new Open Hub’s performance down and sometimes showing a “This website is … Continue reading

Read full story Comments { 0 }

Bad Disk == Bad Performance

We found the root cause for the horrible performance of the Black Duck Open Hub. Our primary database has a disk in the failed state, which is causing massive degradation.  Queries that typically take 60 – 100 ms to execute are … Continue reading

Read full story Comments { 2 }

Transition Troubles

A number of folks have noticed that we have some issues with the transition from Ohloh to Open Hub.  We’re real sorry about that and are working on them. As far as we know, new repositories cannot be added at … Continue reading

Read full story Comments { 9 }

Ohloh Is Now The Black Duck Open Hub!

Ohloh has always been a hidden gem for Black Duck… not because developers don’t know about it (on the contrary, we’ve got over 500,000 user accounts!), but because few people associate it with Black Duck Software.  We’re very proud of … Continue reading

Read full story Comments { 7 }

Ohloh.net is up for a JAX award

Ohloh is delighted to announce that it has been nominated for a JAX award in Most Innovative Open Tech Business. JAX is an annual conference, this year being held May 12 through 16 in Mainz, Germany, for Java and Web technologies. … Continue reading

Read full story Comments { 2 }

April 25, 2014 New Deploy with Self-Deletion

We pushed a new version of Ohloh into production yesterday. Ever mindful of @iamdeveloper’s iconic flow chart, I did find myself asking, “It’s 2 PM on Friday; should I deploy?” But happily I realized, that if it isn’t time for … Continue reading

Read full story Comments { 0 }