Serving binaries for developers is not a trivial task. As opposed to software downloaded by end users, developer binaries are mostly consumed by software tools. As such, these binaries are exposed to massive request load, similar to a coordinated DDoS attack in the case of popular binaries.
Add to that the need to manage metadata support for pricy REST queries; controlling storage quotas; collecting stats; calculating common repository indexes on demand; and across the globe distribution, and look, you’ve got yourself a pretty complicated system to run and manage.
This talk will show you how Bintray, JFrog’s social binary distribution service, works, to allow any developer to serve and consume OSS binaries. We will speak about:
Baruch Sadogursky (a.k.a JBaruch) is the Developer Advocate at JFrog. For a living he hangs out with JFrog’s tech leaders, writes code around the JFrog Platform and its ecosystem, and then speaks and blogs about it all. He has been doing this for the last dozen years or so, and enjoys every minute of it.
Baruch is @jbaruch on twitter and mostly blogs on http://www.jfrog.com/blog/ and http://blog.bintray.com.
He is a professional conference speaker on DevOps, Java and Groovy topics, and is a regular at the industry’s most prestigious events including JavaOne (where he was awarded a Rock Star award), DockerCon, Devoxx, DevOps Days, OSCON, Qcon and many others. His full speaker history is available on Lanyrd: http://lanyrd.com/profile/jbaruch/sessions/