Hello Ohloh World

Hello World! I’m excited to say hi to you all as Black Duck’s new Senior Product and Community Manager for Ohloh.net. Right now, you’re probably wondering one of two things: “Who are you?” or “This is very interesting.” Let’s start with my backstory first, to catch the first group up. Then we’ll go from there. […]

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Ohloh and Black Duck

We at Black Duck are excited to be part of Ohloh and we have Black Duck people working on the site and also contracted with some former Ohloh folks. There are some good things to come. There is a lot of info on this if you’d like to check it out. www.blackducksoftware.com/ohloh. Feel free to […]

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Thank you for holding

We hope the hold music was not too annoying. When we last left you Ohloh was moving into a new data center provided by our new parent, SourceForge. We have been happily running there for several months. Right now the two big pain points seem to be failing enlistments and spam. While we believe these […]

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Ohloh Maintenance Complete

Today’s scheduled maintenance has been completed, and all systems are up and operating normally again. Please let us know if you encounter any issues. Thanks, The Ohloh Team

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Maintenance Downtime Today at 10AM PST

Ohloh will be offline for about an hour today beginning at 10AM PST. We are upgrading our servers and database, and expect to be back online quickly. Thanks for your patience and your continued support.

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Short downtime for Upload service tomorrow at 10:00am PST (18:00 UTC)

Geeknet is adding additional memory to the server that handles Ohloh’s console-based file upload service. This will result in about 15 minutes of downtime to the service starting tomorrow at 10am Pacific time or 18:00 UTC. Uploading via the web interface during this time will continue to work and project downloads will not be affected […]

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Ohloh Maintenance Downtime

Beginning Monday, December 7 and continuing through Wednesday, December 9, Ohloh will be operating in a read-only mode while we perform some major system upgrades. During this time, you will be unable to log in to Ohloh. All project data and forum activity will be frozen throughout the maintenance period. Jabber integration and new software […]

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Ohloh Migration

Ohloh is migrating to a new datacenter over the next few weeks. During the migration, we expect some impact on the website: Project updates might be delayed. We might be slow when responding to support requests, e.g. questions about why a project report is delayed or different than what’s expected. The website will be read-only […]

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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 this makes sense. Most developers know that SourceForge is primarily a ‘forge’ (duh!) – providing […]

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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 Mail: jason@ohloh.net What do you get out of it? Hmm… beyond satisfaction for a job […]

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