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GLB: GitHub's Open Source Load Balancer

At GitHub, we serve tens of thousands of requests every second out of our network edge, operating on GitHub’s metal cloud. We’ve previously introduced GLB, our scalable load balancing solution for bare metal datacenters, which powers the majority of GitHub’s public web and git traffic, as well as...
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GitHub: Changes to EU Copyright Law Could Derail Open Source Distribution

A proposed European law would mandate that content providers utilize some kind of content filter to make sure rights holders get their royalties. But for a public open source code repository, such a contraption could be a nuisance, or it could be catastrophic. The E.U. Parliament's Legal Affairs...
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How to Run Your Own Git Server

Learn how to set up your own Git server in this tutorial from our archives. Git is a versioning system developed by Linus Torvalds, that is used by millions of users around the globe. Companies like GitHub offer code hosting services based on Git. According to reports, GitHub, a code hosting site...
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​Learn to use GitHub with GitHub Learning Lab

Want to join the 27 million open-source programmers who develop on GitHub? Here's how to get your start. The most popular open-source development site in the world is GitHub. It's used by tens of millions of developers to work on over 80 million projects. It's not just a site where people use Linus...
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Development Versions of Oracle Linux UEK now available on GitHub

The Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) is a Linux kernel built by Oracle and supported via Oracle Linux support. Its focus is performance, stability, and minimal backports by tracking the mainline source code as closely as is practical. UEK is well-tested and used to run Oracle's Engineered...
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The RedMonk Programming Language Rankings: January 2018

Given that we’re into March, it seems like a reasonable time to publish our Q1 Programming Language Rankings. The data source used for these queries is the GitHub Archive. We query languages by pull request in a manner similar to the one GitHub used to assemble the 2016 State of the Octoverse. Our...
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GitHub Predicts Hottest 2018 Open Source Trends

According to the GitHub’s announcement of its findings, the company looked at three different types of activity. It identified the top 100 projects that had at least 2,000 contributors in 2016 and experienced the largest increase in contributors in 2017. It also identified the top 100 projects that...
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Open Source Project Trends for 2018

Last year, GitHub brought 24 million people from almost 200 countries together to code better and build bigger. From frameworks to data visualizations across more than 25 million repositories, you were busy in 2017—and the activity is picking up even more this year. With 2018 well underway, we're...
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Who Really Contributes to Open Source

New data debunks several myths around which companies lead in open source contributions. Microsoft has been nipping at the top open source contributor position for years, but a new analysis by Adobe developer Fil Maj puts Microsoft into a whole other universe of contributions. Or, at least, of...
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Who Contributed the Most to Open Source in 2017?

For this analysis we’ll look at all the PushEvents published by GitHub during 2017. For each GitHub user we’ll have to make our best guess to determine to which organization they belong. We’ll only look at repositories that have received at least 20 stars this year. Here are the results I got,...
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