What is GitHub? Repository?

GitHub is a hosting provider for software development & deployment using Git. GitHub is a Collaborative Version Control type site. The GitHub is owned by the company GitHub Inc. whose headquarters is in California. Since 2018, GitHub is a subsidiary of Microsoft. Subsidiary is a type of business that belongs to any other larger company. And it is also managed by the larger company. GitHub is founded 13 years ago on 8 February, 2008 as Logical Awesome LLC by Tom PrestonWerner, Chris Wanstrath, P. J. Hyett & Scott Chacon.