We're examining Git’s internals to help make your engineering system more efficient. This post views Git as a distributed database and looks into its synchronization techniques, specifically ‘git fetch’ and ‘git push’.
Git’s file history queries use specialized algorithms that are tailored to common developer behavior. Level up your history spelunking skills by learning how different history modes behave and which ones to use when you need them.
This post explores Git commit history as a database where ‘git log’ is the query language. Learn about Git’s custom query index – the commit-graph file – and how to make sure it's enabled in your repositories.
Monorepo performance can suffer due to the sheer number of files in your working directory. Git’s new builtin file system monitor makes it easy to speed up monorepo performance.
The recent changes to improve protocol security on GitHub.com are now coming to GitHub Enterprise Server, starting with version 3.6.
The history of pre-receive hooks, how we discovered that the performance was problematic, and how we went about safely replacing them.
Ensuring secure access to your source code is more important than ever. Git Credential Manager helps make that easy.