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Topics include Supply Chain Security, Microservice Management, Neat Tricks, and Contributor insights.

Posts in 2023
  • Getting Started as an Ortelius Open Source Contributor

    Monday, April 10, 2023 in Ortelius Committer Insights

    First - Don’t Get Overwhelmed Are you interested in becoming an Open Source Project contributor but feeling a bit overwhelmed with getting started? If so, don’t worry, because you’re not alone. Many developers feel the same way …

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  • Leveraging Ortelius for Vulnerability Tracking

    Friday, March 31, 2023 in Ortelius Committer Insights

    More Complexity in the Software Supply Chain The rise of open-source software has increased the complexity of the software supply chain, making it essential to have a complete understanding of the dependencies and vulnerabilities within the …

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  • The SBOM Big Picture

    Tuesday, March 28, 2023 in Ortelius Committer Insights

    What are SBOMs and Why are They Important? Simply put, an SBOM is a Software Bill of Materials, i.e. a list of what components were used in constructing a particular application or microservice. Those components may be open source libraries and/or …

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  • Using Syft with Ortelius

    Wednesday, March 22, 2023 in Ortelius Committer Insights

    Ortelius and the Consumption of SBOMs Core to the effort of hardening your software development process is SBOM generation and SBOM Consumption. Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) reports are a critical tool in understanding all of the parts of your …

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  • The 2023 Ortelius Architecture

    Tuesday, March 21, 2023 in Ortelius Committer Insights

    Ortelius XRPL Architecture and Design - March 2023 Supply chain intelligence, such as SBOMs and dependency insights, can only be useful when consumed. It is the digestion and tracking of the data overtime that provides the critical information needed …

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  • Ortelius Microservice Visionaries 2023

    Tuesday, March 21, 2023 in Ortelius News

    Join the Alien Visionaries Fun On May 19th, 2023 the Ortelius community hosted their annual ‘Microservice Visionaries Summit’ to celebrate the Ortelius Committers, discuss supply chain best practices, microservices architecture, and …

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  • Ortelius XRPL Bounty GitHub Setup

    Thursday, March 09, 2023 in Ortelius Committer Insights

    Contributed by Steve Taylor, Ortelius Core Contributor @sbtaylor15 Getting Paid for your contributions to the Ortelius XRPL Project The GitHub Sponsor program is used to pay folks for work they do on issues tagged with a Bounty. It may seem odd, but …

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  • How to Submit Blogs to Ortelius

    Wednesday, March 08, 2023 in Ortelius Committer Insights

    You Have Something to Say - Share It In the process of building the Ortelius open-source community, I’ve learned to important facts. First, everyone has something to share regardless of their experience or background. Second, sharing our …

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  • Enter the Dragon/CKA

    Wednesday, March 08, 2023 in Ortelius Committer Insights

    Enter the Dragon CKA This is my blog post about taking on the CKA in the spirit of Bruce Lee based on his film Enter the Dragon a Kung Fu cult classic. The CKA was my dragon which I was determined to conquer which I did on 27 March 2023. I have …

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  • SBOMs and usage in the Software Delivery Life Cycle

    Tuesday, March 07, 2023 in Ortelius Committer Insights

    Introduction The software supply chain is a model for producing quality products with an integrated lifecycle of upstream and downstream dependencies. An SBOM is a key component of the software supply chain. SBOM adoption has increased exponentially …

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