Version Control provides a history of changes and ability to reference specific versions of source code stored in repositories; used for collaborative software development, testing, and process automation.
GitHub is a Git repository hosting service that offers all of the distributed version control and source code management functionality of Git along with a graphical console and tools for bug tracking, task management and collaboration. UT’s GitHub Enterprise instance is hosted on campus and supported by ITS Applications.
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- Git distributed version control system (DVCS) featuring improved source code management, branching and merging
- User-friendly graphical interface
- GitHub-included toolset for issue tracking, task management, code reviews and collaboration
- Single sign-on (SSO) authentication with granular control of repository access
This service and its offerings are provided as Common Good.
Service availability: 98.37%
Users of the service and identified owners/administrators agree to be aware of and adhere to the university's Acceptable Use Policy. GitHub subscribers agree to:
- Comply with the standards set by the Information Security Office for storing data on GitHub.
- Comply with other university Campus IT Policies, where applicable.
- Be familiar with the university's Minimum Security Standards for Applications Development and Administration when developing applications on GitHub.
- Responsibly use shared resources. ITS reserves the right to disable access without prior notice in the event it is suspected/determined to be having an adverse impact on the service.
- Be responsible for requesting de-provisioning when the developer account is no longer needed.
- Archive or delete repositories that are no longer needed.