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It's purely coincidental that GitHub is now offering a 99.95 per cent uptime guarantee after the downtime experienced by Amazon Web Services customers on Tuesday. GitHub's stability commitment applies to its new Business tier, priced at $21 per user per month, which includes SAML single sign-on, automated provisioning and …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Stash that


  2. Doctor Syntax Silver badge

    "GitHub has offered an on-premises version of its software to enterprises since 2012"

    Alternatively anyone can run their own git server on their own hardware. What am I missing here?

    1. andyheat

      Yes you can, but you don't get a management interface, or any of the additional functionality outside of the git CLI like issue tracking, wikis, pull requests, web viewer/editor etc.

      Having said that, GitHub Enterprise is ridonculously expensive. Other alternatives such as Gitlab or Gogs are much more affordable (Gogs is very close to being a GitHub clone and is open source.)

  3. jake Silver badge

    So ...

    ... are we going to be warned in advance of the ~4.5 hours per year that GitHub is planning on being down? Or is it to be at their whim?

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