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GitHub: Behind the Feature

GitHub: Behind the Feature

In the beginning of 2013, we shipped a new version of Search to GitHub.com. This talk takes a peek behind the scenes to illustrate how we build features at GitHub. It's a good beginner-level look at how startups work in teams together and deploy a product to the general public.

Zach Holman

March 28, 2013

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  1. From: [email protected] Subject: Search Results If you have a spare

    moment, go to github.com/search. These search pages need some lovin’ in a bad, bad way.
  2. DEPLOYMENT Deploying to production involves 80 servers and hundreds of

    Unicorn processes and magic and it’s a wonder this stuff works
  3.  CHATOPS let's let it go a bit- could just

    be due to relocating shards causing iowait