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Last updated: 2021-07-05
The Geo group develops a product that extends GitLab installation to different geographic locations. This is achieved by replicating the entire GitLab data set to new locations in a coordinated, verifiable and coherent manner. Data can be accessed from any of the locations whilst intelligent proxying techniques guarantee users have access to the most recent data.
This architecture addresses a number of customer problems that includes proximity based data acceleration and disaster recovery.
The Geo group is responsible for three distinct product categories:
The Geo group works using epics to plan larger efforts. For a visual overview of the epics for both Geo-replication and Disaster Recovery, please have a look at our roadmap. Backup and restore epics will be included at a later stage.