The OSS Insight website displays the data changes of GitHub events in real time. GitHub events are activities triggered by user actions on GitHub, for example, commenting and forking a repository. In nearly seven weeks, GitHub events increased by about 150 million, from 4.7 billion to 4.85 billion. GitHub’s events are booming!
This post dives deeply into GitHub event trending, why GitHub events are surging, and whether GitHub’s architecture can handle the increasing load.