GitHub vs. Bitbucket vs. AWS CodeCommit

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What is GitHub?

GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.

What is Bitbucket?

Bitbucket gives teams one place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test and deploy, all with free private Git repositories. Teams choose Bitbucket because it has a superior Jira integration, built-in CI/CD, & is free for up to 5 users.

What is AWS CodeCommit?

CodeCommit eliminates the need to operate your own source control system or worry about scaling its infrastructure. You can use CodeCommit to securely store anything from source code to binaries, and it works seamlessly with your existing Git tools.
Why do developers choose GitHub?
Why do you like GitHub?

Why do developers choose Bitbucket?
Why do you like Bitbucket?

Why do developers choose AWS CodeCommit?
Why do you like AWS CodeCommit?

What are the cons of using GitHub?
Downsides of GitHub?

What are the cons of using Bitbucket?
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What are the cons of using AWS CodeCommit?
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Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

How much does GitHub cost?
GitHub Pricing
How much does Bitbucket cost?
Bitbucket Pricing
How much does AWS CodeCommit cost?
AWS CodeCommit Pricing
What companies use GitHub?
5880 companies on StackShare use GitHub
What companies use Bitbucket?
2283 companies on StackShare use Bitbucket
What companies use AWS CodeCommit?
32 companies on StackShare use AWS CodeCommit
What tools integrate with GitHub?
278 tools on StackShare integrate with GitHub
What tools integrate with Bitbucket?
96 tools on StackShare integrate with Bitbucket
What tools integrate with AWS CodeCommit?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with AWS CodeCommit

What are some alternatives to GitHub, Bitbucket, and AWS CodeCommit?

  • GitLab - Open source self-hosted Git management software
  • GitHub Enterprise - The on-premises version of GitHub, which you can deploy and manage in your own, secure environment
  • Gogs - A self-hosted Git service written in Go
  • Beanstalk - Private code hosting for teams.

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Michael Kelly
Michael Kelly
Senior Software Engineer at StackShare | 14 upvotes 88343 views
atACK Foundry
GitLab Pages
GitLab CI

I use GitLab when building side-projects and MVPs. The interface and interactions are close enough to those of GitHub to prevent cognitive switching costs between professional and personal projects hosted on different services.

GitLab also provides a suite of tools including issue/project management, CI/CD with GitLab CI, and validation/landing pages with GitLab Pages. With everything in one place, on an #OpenSourceCloud GitLab makes it easy for me to manage much larger projects on my own, than would be possible with other solutions or tools.

It's petty I know, but I can also read the GitLab code diffs far more easily than diffs on GitHub or Bitbucket...they just look better in my opinion.

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Bitbucket provides 5 private repositories for free that is I believe the best feature. GitLab seems very simmilar to GitHub. The only reason I've choosen GitHub is its popularity. It seems faster than GitLab, uglier than Bitbucket and featured as others. The best open source projects are hosted on GitHub. Many applications are integrated with GitHub like my favourite #GitKraken.

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Budi Arsana
Budi Arsana
Programmer | 11 upvotes 6207 views
atBunga Mata

I prefer to use GitHub because their website speed is faster and the availability more reliable than the competitors, this is our top priority as GitHub is our core functionality we need to be able to operate in development. And since their new pricing make more sense and work for us as they are charging based on how many developers than repositories, this help us to keep our repositories smaller by dividing each codebase into specifics repositories.

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