Open Hub Offline This Weekend

We will be taking the Open Hub offline early Saturday morning, East Coast US time, for maintenance.  All functionality will be suspended. The maintenance work should be complete within 24 hours, at which point the site will be restored. We … Continue reading

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Automated clean-up is cleaning up automatically

Hi Folks; We found something that was causing a problem over the past few months and fixed it. The problem was that some of our automated clean-up jobs were not completed.  The job was running, which is why we weren’t … Continue reading

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Update: New Account Creation, PURR, and Project Analyses

Hi Folks; Hope you’re having a great 2015. Just past the first quarter and we’re cooking with gas at Open Hub Land. The biggest news is that, as we talked about in February, we shut off new account creation. If … Continue reading

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Oh dear, we’ve built a spammers heaven

I was horrified while working on the Open Hub when all of a sudden I couldn’t get to the site.  I couldn’t get to any of the servers, nor could I get the site to render. I was working at … Continue reading

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Progress report: Catching up on outdated analyses

Hi Folks, here is an update on what we’ve been working on and where things stand. The development team is working on Platform Upgrade: Ruby and Rails (Project PURR) (which we mentioned in the last post) and the project is … Continue reading

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3 Month Update

Hi Folks; Happy 2015. We at Open Hub Central are overdue with an update. Here is the skinny on what has happened, what is happening and what is planned for the Black Duck Open Hub since our last touch point … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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