Microsoft have moved their huge collection of source code from an internal proprietary tool to Git. The repository is 300 GB and is very popular with The Register reporting 8,421 pull requests and 1,760 official builds a day. To help people access the repository they have developed their own Git Virtual File System, which present Git as a FAT file system to users. This has not been viewed as favourably as they had hoped, the popularity is causing the service to process requests slowly, however it is still generally faster than going straight to Git. If you want to give it a shot, read through this blog post over at Microsoft.
"Redmond's certainly feeling pleased with itself about the move, in particular stroking itself about being able to move the whole 2,000-strong Windows OneCore team from the Source Depot internal tool to Git over a weekend."
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