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Gitorious 2.3 released

We just tagged and pushed v2.3 of Gitorious, containing quite a few new features and bugfixes. Upgrade instructions here Highlights from the changelog: Kerberos, custom hooks, diagnostics, backup, bug fixes Added support for Kerberos authentication: see /config/authentication.sample.yml for examples on how to configure it. New convenience commands for performing backup and recovery of Gitorious (eg. […]

What we’re currently working on

We (ie. core committers and staff at Gitorious AS) have in recent months focused on building a sustainable business around the Gitorious project. We’ve reached a point where we can spend more time on actual Gitorious development again, so expect things to pick up speed this fall. We’re really excited about the work ahead, and we’d […]

Autumn cleaning

As you may have noticed from “scheduled downtime” posts on this blog, the disk space used on gitorious.org has increased quite a bit over the last few years. All our repositories are stored on large and fast SAN storage, but each time we’ve needed to add more disk to the servers, we’ve had to take […]

Downtime tomorrow at 10:00 CEST

Yet again we need to add more disk space to our servers. This means that *.gitorious.org will have some downtime again, starting at 10:00 AM CEST (Central European Summer Time) tomorrow morning (wednesday). We’ll update this post as we proceed then. EDITS: 10:04 Servers going down now 10:08 Running fsck 10:27 Fsck at 9%.  This […]

Downtime tomorrow at 10:00 CEST

We need to add some additional disk space to our servers again, which means *.gitorious.org will have some downtime starting at 10:00 AM CEST (Central European Summer Time) tomorrow morning (tuesday). We’ll update this post as we proceed. EDITS: 10:04 Servers going down now 10:11 Rebooting the virtualization nodes now 10:22: Restarting Apache 10:28 And […]

Downtime tomorrow at 10:00 CEST [completed]

We need to add some additional disk space to our servers, which means *.gitorious.org will have some downtime starting at 10:00 AM CEST (Central European Summer Time) tomorrow morning (tuesday). We’ll update this post as we proceed. Edits: 10:01: We’re taking down the server now. 10:07: We’re booting the dom0 servers now 10:17: First server […]

Post-mortem on last week’s problems

The last few days have been terrible, for us and for you. The performance on gitorious.org has been really bad, and the site has been going up and down constantly. We’re really sorry about that. We started receiving notifications that the server was unavailable about a week ago, and since that we’ve been trying to […]

Downtime today at 14 CET [edit: completed]

We need to add some more disk to our servers, which means we’ll have some downtime starting at 14 CET today. We’ll update this post as we proceed. Updates: 14:10: the physical servers are rebooting 14:40: the host was giving us a hard time, but the virtual machines are finally booting now 14:41: the file […]

A little help from our friends

A few months ago, Axis Communications, the world’s leading expert in network video, got in touch with us to discuss some features they were missing in their local Gitorious installation. We agreed that the Gitorious team would develop these features on a consulting basis for them, and today we’re proud to announce that these features […]

It’s time for the Git User’s Survey 2011!

The Git User’s Survey 2011 is now up! Please devote a few minutes of your time to fill out the simple questionnaire; it’ll help the Git community understand your needs, what you like about Git (and what you don’t), and overall help us improve it. The survey will be open from 5 September to 3 October 2011. The […]

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