Author Archives: Justen Stepka, Product Manager

Scheduled downtime for database maintenance

In the last few days, Bitbucket experienced intermittent database issues which caused the site to become unavailable for several minutes at a time. These outages are far beyond what we consider acceptable as a service provider, and we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience …

Repository size limits

In order to improve and maintain the overall performance for everyone who uses Bitbucket, we are rolling out size limits on newly-created repositories. Starting today, repository size limits will be: Soft limit of 1 GB – In-product and email notifications will give …

Introducing the new fluid width Bitbucket

The more code you can see on your screen, the easier it is to work with it. That’s why we broke away from our traditional fixed-width pages, and redesigned every page on Bitbucket to expand to the full width of your screen, as wide as your browser will allow. See more …

All Heartbleed upgrades are now complete

We have now completed all changes necessary to secure Bitbucket from security vulnerabilities related to the Heartbleed bug. Changes made to Bitbucket include; Upgrading Bitbucket’s load balancers to use new OpenSSL libraries Reissued and updated our SSL certificates Resetting …

Say hello to SourceTree for Windows 1.5

With SourceTree 1.4.0 for Windows released just a few weeks ago, we’re excited to announce that 1.5.0 is ready to go. We’ve been steadily playing catchup with the Mac version and we’re happy to ship some highly requested features. Interactive rebase The interactive …

We’re hiring a SourceTree development team lead

Come join us at Atlassian and work on SourceTree, our free Git & Mercurial client for Windows and Mac! We’re looking for a development team lead to help change the way people develop software and spread the adoption of Git and Mercurial. You will be working …

Git the whole picture in JIRA

In October we introduced our feature branching workflow – a simple and fool-proof way to get started with Git branching for those using Bitbucket with JIRA, SourceTree and Bamboo. Today, we are excited to bring you our latest integration feature; the development panel …

Online editing: now with more CRUD

With Bitbucket you can edit any file, anywhere, all you need is your browser. But we’ve been missing one thing: the ability to add new files from the web using the online editor. So we fixed it. Starting today, you can now add new files directly to repository from …

New direct image uploads for Bitbucket

A picture is worth a thousand words, and this is one cliché that the Bitbucket team takes to heart. Every day, we use images to help make things clearer a screen shot of a feature gets added to your code review so reviewers know what to expect, or an illustration of steps …

SourceTree for Windows 1.4 released!

To celebrate the new year (admittedly a little belatedly), how about a new major version of SourceTree for Windows? We have a doozy for you to start off 2014. git-svn support You can now use SourceTree for Windows to interoperate with your old Subversion projects via git-svn. …