San Francisco: Microsoft-owned open-source developer platform GitHub is back online after experiencing a more than two-hour-long outage, affecting thousands or potentially millions of developers that rely on its many services. GitHub started experiencing issues at around 3.45 p.m. ET on Saturday, with Git operations, API requests, GitHub actions, packages, pages, and pull requests all affected, reports The Verge.Also Read - Twitter Likely to Roll Out 'Reactions' Feature Soon For iOS Users | Deets Inside

“We are investigating errors affecting most GitHub services,” said an incident update on the GitHub status page.
“We are actively investigating and will provide an update as soon as possible,” it added. While Git operations, API requests, webhooks, pull requests, GitHub actions, GitHub packages, and GitHub pages were down for more than two hours, these services are now fully back online, the report said. Also Read - Microsoft Rolls Out New Fluent Style Emoji in Windows 11 | Details Here

GitHub is now home to more than 73 million developers that rely on the service for version control via Git and hosting for software development, it added. GitHub is a large code repository that has become very popular with developers and companies hosting entire projects and code on the service. Apple, Amazon, Google, Facebook, and many other big tech companies use GitHub. Also Read - WhatsApp Working on Message Reaction Notifications For Android Users

There are more than 100 million repositories hosted on GitHub, so any outages impact a large amount of organisations.