GitHub recently open sourced Licensed in the hopes that it is as helpful to the OSS community as it has been to us. <disclaimer> 1 of 1 consulted lawyers agree, Licensed is not a replacement
Earlier today we permanently removed support for the following weak cryptographic standards on github.com and api.github.com: TLSv1/TLSv1.1: This applies to all HTTPS connections, including web, API, and Git connections to https://github.com and https://api.github.com. diffie-hellman-group1-sha1: This
At GitHub, we use MySQL as the main database technology backing our services. We run classic MySQL master-replica setups, where writes go to the master, and replicas replay master’s changes asynchronously. To be able to serve our traffic we read data from the MySQL replicas.
GitHub is at a scale that provides exposure to interesting aspects of running a major site and are working to mature and level-up many parts of our infrastructure as we grow. One of the areas