It’s a known issue that Git doesn’t play nicely with large files, and it’s not just developers who struggle with large files and version control. Native Git's limitations make it challenging for team members like designers, tech writes, sys admins, and build engineers to work closely with developers. That’s why we decided to collaborate with GitHub on building a standard for large file support. Here's what's happened since.

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Are you on one of those teams that finds all kinds of ways to stretch the limits of its development tools? If you're at a big company, working on big projects stored in big repositories – possibly repos that are shared with teammates across multiple continents – the answer is probably "yes". Using Git at massive scale can be so inefficient that it poisons your team's productivity. So I want to bring you up to speed on the antidote we've developed. It's called smart mirroring, and it's now available in Bitbucket Data Center.

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We're committed to helping teams deliver software at speed. Today we’re excited to announce that we’ve shipped these features: Smart Mirroring to improve clone performance for distributed teams, available in Bitbucket Data Center; Git LFS support to allow collaboration on all file types of any size, available in Bitbucket Server and Data Center; and Projects for organizing multiple repositories, available in Bitbucket Cloud, Server and Data Center.

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High-performing IT teams are embracing the DevOps revolution. And no wonder: a recent survey from HDI showed that the consumerization of technology is raising the bar in terms of what companies expect of their IT teams and the services they deliver. But what is DevOps all about, anyway?

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