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Git at Enterprise Scale: (Part 2) An Introduction to GVFS and Why You Should Use It

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Git at Enterprise Scale: (Part 2) An Introduction to GVFS and Why You Should Use It

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Git struggles to handle enterprise-scale repositories. Operations like cloning will slow to a crawl when you have millions of files in a repository, and even something as simple as getting your repository status will leave you waiting. The Git Virtual File System (GVFS) is an open source system that enables Git to operate at enterprise-scale. It makes using and managing massive Git repositories possible.

In Part 2 of our 3 part series, join Jerry Nixon, Saeed Noursalehi and Christian Allred as they show us what the developer experience looks like for Git with GVFS.

  • [01:54] What was the problem you were trying to solve for Git?
  • [04:17] What might cause these problems in Git?
  • [09:06] DEMO: Typical Git repo vs. Git with GVFS

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