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Git database

The Git Database API enables you to read and write raw Git objects to your Git database on GitHub Enterprise Server and to list and update Git references (branch heads and tags).

The Git Database API gives you access to read and write raw Git objects to your Git database on GitHub Enterprise Server and to list and update your references (branch heads and tags). For more information about using the Git Database API, see "Getting started with the Git data API."