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Git vs GitHub

What is Git?

Git is a version control system that lets you manage and keep track of your source code history.

What is GitHub?

GitHub is a cloud-based hosting service that lets you manage Git repositories.

Git vs GitHub

First Release in 2005Company Launched in 2018
Maintained by Linux FoundationPurchased by Microsoft in 2018
Installed LocallyHosted in Cloud
Focused on version control and code sharingFocused on centralized source code hosting
It is tool to manage different versions of edits,made to files in git repositoryIt is a space to upload a copy of the git repository
It provides functionalities like Version Control System Source Code ManagementIt provides functionalities Git like Version Control System Source Code Management as well as adding few of its own features
Primarily command-line tool.Administered through the web.
Provides Desktop Interface named git GUIDesktop Interface named GitHub Desktop
Minimal external tool configuration featuresActive marketplace for tool integration
No user management featureBuilt in user management
Competes with mercurial,subversion IBMCompetes with Atlassian bit bucket and Gitlab
Open Source LicenseInclude a free tier and pay for use tier.

If you have open-source projects that use Git,then GitHub is designed to help you better manage them.

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