Amazon S3 based Maven Wagon’s are a simple, low-cost solution to running a Maven repository, but have a number of downsides. Deps is an S3 Wagon alternative, built out of frustrations with the existing S3 based Maven Wagon’s. Here are some of the benefits of Deps. No plugins Deps is a native HTTPS based Maven repository. This means that it works with 100% of your existing Maven based tooling, including your editors, your build tools, and your Continuous Integration pipelines.