Microsoft has been mapping out plans to improve its Git Virtual File System (GVFS), including linking it to the Visual Studio IDE and getting it supported in third-party Git clients.GVFS is an attempt to scale the Git software version control system to extremely large projects and teams, virtualizing the .git folder and working directory.
In GVFS, only portions of a repo and files are downloaded, providing developers just the portions they need at the time.

The software features a server-based back end and a virtualization layer for the client, virtualizing the file system.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here

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