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Component Lifecycle Best Practices


Use staging to separate your developer and production environments

  • Clear endpoints for each stage in the pipeline

  • Create a release candidate to test or discard before being promoted

  • Avoid dependencies on non-production artifacts

  • Promotion workflow is driven by CI

  • Clean up fast based on artifact lifecycle

  • Learn more at Staging Concepts


Use tagging to attach metadata to your components

  • Keep build metadata for release artifacts

  • include a link to the application scan report from Nexus Lifecycle

  • include a link to the software bill of materials (SBOM) with your builds

Use the Admin - Cleanup tags task to clean up unused tags

  • remove aged or unused tags

Use a standard naming scheme to avoid duplicating tags

  • prevent naming collisions and interruptions to CI pipeline workflows.