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GitHub Aims to Make Open Source Code Apocalypse-Proof in Arctic Vault

Thursday Nov 21st 2019 by Jack M. Germain

LinuxInsider: GitHub wants to make sure its entire warehouse of open source code survives an apocalypse by burying it deep within an Arctic vault as one of several preservation strategies.

Located in a decommissioned coal mine in the Svalbard archipelago, the archive is closer to the North Pole than the Arctic Circle. GitHub will capture a snapshot of every active public repository on 02/02/2020 and preserve that data in the Arctic Code Vault.

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