External Fingerprint Storage Phase-1 Updates
Externalizing fingerprint storage for Jenkins is a Google Summer of Code 2020 project.
We are working on building a pluggable storage engine for fingerprints (see JEP-226).
File fingerprinting is a way to track which version of a file is being used by a job/build, making dependency tracking easy. The fingerprint engine of Jenkins can track usages of artifacts, credentials, files, etc....