Git is the world’s leading distributed version control system (DVCS). It establishes software revision control through an architecture that allows full copies of the source code history to be distributed to every developer’s desktop, and developers praise it for its flexibility, local access speed, and the way it handles branching and merging. According to a recent Eclipse survey Git is also the second most popular source code management (SCM) tool today. Despite its popularity, however, effective management of Git is a challenge for most enterprises.
This white paper explores the promises and pitfalls of Git. Challenges of its deployment include security, scalability, and compliance to enterprise standards.Read on to learn about one platform for Git management that allows organizations to realize all the benefits of Git while still meeting all of their enterprise requirements.