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Job Opportunity: GNU/Linux System Administrator

It’s that time of the year again! We are happy to announce that we’re hiring to grow our Paris-based team and further pursue the Software Heritage mission. Specifically, we are now looking for a senior GNU/Linux system administrator to grow our operations team, which is critical to the success of the project. The team is in charge of guaranteeing reliability of […]

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Raising awareness for Software Source Code preservation and access

Today, at Unesco’s headquarters in Paris, a formal partnership agreement has been signed between Unesco and Inria to establish a framework for collaboration on preserving the knowledge embedded in software source code, and making it widely available. These are two key pillars of our mission here at Software Heritage, and we are extremely excited to see […]

April 4, 2017

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List the content of your favorite forge in just a few steps

Back in November 2016, Nicolas Dandrimont wrote about structural code changes leading to a massive (+15 million!) upswing in the number of repositories archived by Software Heritage through a combination of automatic linkage between the listing and loading scheduler, new understanding of how to deal with extremely large repository hosts like GitHub, and activating a […]

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Opening the archive, one API (and one FOSDEM) at a time

Today we open our public API, allowing to programmatically browse the Software Heritage archive. As we are posting this, Roberto and Stefano are keynoting at FOSDEM 2017, to discuss the role Software Heritage plays in preserving the Free Software commons. To accompany the talk today we release our first public API, which allows to navigate the entire content […]

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We have come a long way, and the road ahead

We unveiled the Software Heritage initiative exactly six month ago, on June 30th, 2016. Now it seems a good time to look back at the origin of the project, where we started, what we have accomplished up to now, and get a glimpse of the future. A (not so long) time ago… The first informal discussions […]

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We’re (still) hiring: senior web developer job opportunity

Heads up: the Web Developer job offer we have previously announced is still available, and has now been officially posted on the Inria website (in both English, and French). If you are looking for a job opportunity where: a) you can have a huge impact on software preservation, while b) working on a 100% Free/Open Source Software project, […]

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Software Heritage wins best community project award at POSS 2016

This past week, the 2016 edition of the Paris Open Source Summit (aka POSS 2016) attracted more than 7’000 participants, ranging from industries to start-ups, from developer communities to researchers. It was a great networking occasion, and all the Software Heritage team was present at the Inria booth. All the team attended the opening social event […]

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Job Opportunity: Senior Web Developer

Update 2016-12-09: we’re still hiring for this position. We are happy to announce that we’re hiring to grow our Paris-based technical team and further pursue the Software Heritage mission. In particular, we are now looking for a senior web developer to lead the design and implementation of the web-based user interface to the Software Heritage Archive. Detailed job description and application instructions follows, and are […]

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