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Facebook makes Mercurial faster than Git

by Alex Blewitt on  Jan 09, 2014 5

Facebook has posted on how they've sped up Mercurial to be five times faster than Git in certain operations. Read on to find out what they have changed, and why it makes such a difference for their setup.

Git surpasses CVS, SVN at Eclipse.org

by Alex Blewitt on  Dec 07, 2011 4

The number of projects using Git has passed the number of repositories using SVN at Eclipse, making Git the single most popular version control system for Eclipse projects. InfoQ takes a look at the numbers, and the increasing number of DVCS repositories used by foundations and hosting providers.

ThoughtWorks’ Developers Favor Distributed Version Control Systems

by Abel Avram on  Mar 18, 2010 3

Martin Fowler has conducted a survey on ThoughtWorks’ software development mailing list to determine how some of the version control systems (VCS) are perceived by developers. He also wrote a review of most prominent VCSes comparing centralized and distributed systems.

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