How Distributed Version Controls Are Used In Git


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About distributed version control

In this movie I want to explain what Distributed Version Control means so we can understand why this is such an important feature of Git. In the previous movie where we looked at the history of version control systems, we talked about SCSS, RCS, CVS, and SVN, four of the most popular version control systems of the past. And all four of these use a central code repository model, that is that there is one central place where you store the master copy of your code, and when you're working with the code you check out a copy from the master repository. You work with it make your changes, and then you submit those changes back to the central repository.

Other users can also work from that repository submitting their changes. And it's up to us as users to keep up-to-date with whatever is happening in that central code repository, to make sure that we pull down and update any changes that other people have made. Git doesn't work that way, Git is Distributed Version Control, different users --or ...

About distributed version control
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About distributed version control provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Kevin Skoglund as part of the Git Essential Training

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