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SourceForge Acquires Ohloh

Today SourceForge has acquired Ohloh. We at Ohloh are pretty awed and excited at the opportunity (and challenges) ahead. I plan on blogging more deeply over the next few weeks but I wanted to give you some background on why … Continue reading

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Java/J2EE Expert Needed For A Short Chat

The good folks behind this website are in somewhat of a pickle. We need to get a J2EE expert (well, experienced person)’s professional advice. Can you help? Get in touch w/ us: IRC: irc.freenode.net in the #ohloh channel. GTalk/Jabber: jasonallen@gmail.com … Continue reading

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Unexpected Outage

Our website suffered unplanned downtime from 1am to 10am this morning (PDT). The web growth we’ve seen lately came back to haunt us: our servers drew too much power and caused a circuit breaker to blow. We’ve reconfigured our power … Continue reading

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Research: Effects of Gender Socialization on Females in Open Source

Consider helping out on this interesting research topic by filling out a short questionnaire.

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Ohloh and the Long Tail

We have always felt that Ohloh indexes the most important open source projects. Recognizing that “most important” is a subjective qualifier, we recently decided to alter our policy to simply index all open source projects. To achieve this, we’ve deployed … Continue reading

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Google Code And Ohloh Gadgets – A Yummy Flavor!

We’ve got 2 exciting announcements regarding Google Code and Ohloh. Ohloh Gadgets Firstly, as announced on Google Code’s Blog, you can now embed Gadgets in your Google Code Wiki – and, more specifically, Ohloh Widgets. Ohloh Widgets are a great … Continue reading

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New Ohloh Download Service

As some projects have already noticed, we’ve added a download service to Ohloh. The bits are securely stored and geo-distributed on a top-notch CDN. You also get the logs to who’s downloaded your bits – all for free. Interested? You … Continue reading

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Database Maintenance Update

We had to perform some critical database maintenance yesterday. The good news is that all Ohloh services are now back online. Also, the database updates should yield better performance for the ohloh website. The bad news is that it required … Continue reading

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Brief Outage

We had a brief unplanned outage tonight. Our host provider had a badly-behaved box that was ‘arping everything in sight’ – which caused our webservers to be unreachable for about 20 minutes. Our apologies.

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OSCON: you going?

A small Ohloh contingency (well, Scott and Jason) are going to attend OSCON in Portland on Wednesday. If you’re interested in chatting with us, we’re interested in chatting with you! Drop me a mail so we can meet up (jason@ohloh.net). … Continue reading

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