Scaling github with Sam Lambert
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github has grown to have 10 million users and 30 million repositories. Getting to this scale has required innovation in many places–github has significantly altered the code for git itself, and has built unique infrastructure and written low level code to architect for git repository management at scale.
Despite the need for cutting-edge technologies to support github, the development culture at github values tried and true technologies, and today’s guest Sam Lambert explains the value of maintaining a Rails monolith as the frontend of github, and the other battle-tested tools that github uses.