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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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April 2, 2014 — New Deploy with new Claim Commits workflow

We are bursting to announce a new deploy today with a major upgrade to Ohloh! We have heard that it is really annoying that the People search results page shows account holders and unclaimed committer IDs mixed together, which makes things harder … Continue reading

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OCD14: Excellent Results!

As announced, we held Ohloh Community Day 2014 — OCD14 — on Monday, March 24, 2014.  This being our very first community day, it being announced barely three weeks before the event, and the concurrent running of Open Source Think … Continue reading

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Ohloh Community Day — OCD14

Ola Ohlarians!  We are ecstatic to announce Ohloh Community Day 2014 — OCD14!! The idea for OCD14 came from Ohlarian Marc Laporte.  Marc will be near the  Black Duck Offices in attendance of the LibrePlanet 2014 Conference and asked if … Continue reading

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Planned Down Time

Ola Ohloh! We’re going to switch Ohloh to maintenance mode on Monday, March 10, 2014 around 8 PM EST to perform some updates. The site should be in unavailable for less than half an hour.

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