The GitHub Arctic Vault program is part of the now Microsoft-owned code repository GitHub, where programmers can share code with others to check for bugs or for them to implement in their own programs. The vault is aimed at preserving the information for generations to come. 250 metres underground in an abandoned coal mine lies the archive of open source code, where it should stay for the next millennium.Source:Supplied “The Arctic Code Vault was just the beginning of the GitHub Archive Program’s journey to secure the world’s open source code,” GitHub vice president of special projects Thomas Dohmke told news.com.au. “We’ve partnered with multiple organisations and advisers to help us maximise the GitHub Archive Program’s value and preserve all open-source software for future generations.” One of those partners is Norwegian archival experts Piql, who specialise in very-long-term data storage. The film reels are sorted by country.Source:Supplied The company uses around 200 silver halide and polyester film reels designed to last a thousand years to store the information on a Norwegian island called Svalbard. “We chose to store GitHub’s public repositories in the Arctic World Archive in Svalbard because it is one of the most remote and geopolitically stable places on… Read full this story
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