Thanks to everyone. The information was useful.

On 24 February 2013 21:31, Shawn Pearce <> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 24, 2013 at 8:58 AM, Thomas Koch <> wrote:
>> Yuri Mikhailov:
>>> Dear Git community,
>>> I am a Software Developer and I have been using git for a while.
>>> Currently my company is looking for a version control system to use
>>> and we find Git a good candidate for us. But what is important for us
>>> to know is scalability of this VCS. Does anyone performed load testing
>>> of Git? What is the practical maximum number of files and revisions
>>> this system can handle?
>>> Best regards,
>>> Iurii Mykhailov
>> Have a look at the projects using Git[1]. There are for sure projects that
>> exceeds the scalability you're thinking about. The linux Kernel might be the
>> biggest project.
> I highly doubt the Linux kernel is the biggest project.
> IIRC WebKit has more objects, more files, etc. Its repository's
> compressed form is >4G.
> I know of at least some proprietary repositories with 96G in them. Not
> much history, but a lot of binary blobs around 128M each doesn't
> compress well. And bup wasn't used so we didn't get very good
> compression over the files.
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