Introduction to GitHub's products

DevOps Engineer
Technology Manager

Overview of GitHub's products, associated features, and licensing of per-use and metered features.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Explain the difference between each GitHub product, and which features are available with each product.
  • Make key distinctions between plans, account types, teams, repository permissions, organization permission levels, and so on.
  • Describe licensing terms for GitHub Actions, GitHub Packages, and Codespaces.


  • Familiarity with GitHub, repositories, and the basics of managing individual accounts is required
  • A high-level familiarity with GitHub's product plans and features would be helpful, but isn't required