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Building the next generation object storage for Software Heritage

The mission of Software Heritage is to collect, preserve and share all the publicly available source code. With over 11 billion source files from more than 160 million projects, the Software Heritage archive is the largest collection of source code ever created. Building the Software Heritage infrastructure is challenging. This […]

septembre 24, 2021

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Introducing Jaime Arias, our 13th ambassador

We are delighted to introduce our 13th ambassador, Jaime Arias, CNRS research engineer working at the Laboratoire d’Informatique de Paris Nord (LIPN). Jaime is an advocate of replicable research and open-source software. Among some of his missions, he is in charge of the development of scientific tools for the research […]

septembre 9, 2021

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Introducing Maria-Chiara Prodi, our 12th ambassador

We are delighted to introduce our 12th ambassador, Maria Chiara Prodi. Maria Chiara is the artistic coordinator and deputy director of the production at the Opéra Comique, in Paris. She is also strongly engaged in several networks for civic participation. “I have been struggling with rare opera scores for the […]

août 31, 2021

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We’re hiring a Software Engineering Manager!

Our archive keeps growing, as well as our team! We are now hiring a Software Engineering Manager to help Software Heritage keep growing and help our development team achieve challenging technical goals. The software engineering manager will be working on: Defining, triaging, and periodically reviewing the project technical roadmap Coordinating task assignments […]

août 27, 2021

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Meet our 11th ambassador, Alexis Lebis

Our community keeps growing and we are delighted to introduce our 11th ambassador, Alexis Lebis, lecturer in artificial intelligence at the Center for Digital Systems (CERI SN) of Institut Mines Télécom Lille Douai. Alexis’s research is mainly focused on Decision Making (DM) and Knowledge Engineering (KE), especially applied to Technology […]

août 19, 2021

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Archiving SourceForge

SourceForge was one of the first public forges to offer software developers a centralized online location to control and manage open source software projects. We are delighted to announce that we have started archiving SourceForge, thanks to a collaboration with Octobus, funded by a Sloan grant. We have already archived […]

août 12, 2021

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Introducing our 9th and 10th ambassadors, Bostjan and Borut

Today, we are delighted to introduce two ambassadors, Bostjan Spetic and Borut Kumperscak. Bostjan is a curator and Borut a technology specialist at Slovenian computer museum, where they increasingly house more and more software including online website reconstructions. In his everyday work in the computer history museum, Bostjan has noticed […]

août 10, 2021

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Neal Fultz, our 8th ambassador

We are delighted to introduce our 8th ambassador, Neal Fultz, principal data scientist of njnm consulting, a staff statistician for the UCLA Social Sciences division. He has authored a number of Python, R, and Java libraries, and adopted several other orphaned open source projects.  Neal says that “Software Heritage is […]

juillet 27, 2021

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Archiving the Maven ecosystem

As announced here before, we received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support contributions from experts that want to help increase the coverage of the Software Heritage archive. After a first subgrant awarded to Cottage Labs, a second one awarded to Stefan Sperling,  a third awarded to Octobus, and a fourth subgrant to OCamlPro, today we are delighted […]

juillet 22, 2021

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