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Configuration Management in Java EE Applications Using Subversion (16 tags)
Does your enterprise Java application need to store not only complex objects or documents but a history of changes to them? Many developers try to solve this problem with database wizardry, but it's probably a better option to hand the job over to a configuration management system that is built for the task. In this article, Swaminathan Radhakrishnan shows how you can implement requirements for change tracking by using a Subversion repository from your Java application, by way of the JavaSVN library.

Distributed Version Control with svk (13 tags)
What started off for Chia-liang Kao as a wrapper around the Subversion version control system rapidly turned into a fully-fledged distributed VCS itself -- all, of course, in Perl.

Keeping Your Life in Subversion (12 tags)
Revision control is great for collaborative projects and distributed projects. How well does it work for individuals? According to Joey Hess, fantastically. He's kept his home directory under revision control for years--here's how he does it with Subversion.

Painless Merging with SVK: An Interview with Chia-liang Kao (10 tags)
What's so special about SVK, the Subversion-based, distributed version control system? At O'Reilly's EuroOSCON (October 17-20) SVK's creator, Chia-liang Kao, will explain how SVK has removed the headaches from source control. Edd Dumbill talks with Kao about SVK's painless merging, its major innovations, and more.

The Top Ten Subversion Tips for CVS Users (9 tags)
If you've been contemplating a switch from CVS to Subversion, there's more to it than simply learning Subversion's new features. You'll need to unlearn some bad habits CVS has instilled in you as well. Brian Fitzpatrick, coauthor of Version Control with Subversion, offers ten Subversion tips that will help users break bad CVS habits and form good Subversion ones.