Maven: Installing a private Maven repository on Ubuntu using Apache Archiva

An essential part of the standard build process for Java applications is having a repository where project artifacts are stored.

Artifact curation provides the ability to manage dependencies, quickly rollback releases, support compatibility of downstream projects, do QA promotion from test to production, support a continuous build pipeline, and provides auditability.

Archiva from the Apache foundation is open-source and can serve as the repository manager for popular build tools such as Maven and Jenkins.

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