AWS CodeCommit vs Gerrit Code Review: What are the differences?
AWS CodeCommit: Fully-managed source control service that makes it easy for companies to host secure and highly scalable private Git repositories. 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; Gerrit Code Review: OpenSource Git Code Review Tool. Gerrit is a self-hosted pre-commit code review tool. It serves as a Git hosting server with option to comment incoming changes. It is highly configurable and extensible with default guarding policies, webhooks, project access control and more.
AWS CodeCommit can be classified as a tool in the "Code Collaboration & Version Control" category, while Gerrit Code Review is grouped under "Code Review".
Some of the features offered by AWS CodeCommit are:
- Access Control
On the other hand, Gerrit Code Review provides the following key features:
- git repository hosting
- pre-commit code review
- commenting on diffs
"Free private repos" is the top reason why over 39 developers like AWS CodeCommit, while over 6 developers mention "Code review" as the leading cause for choosing Gerrit Code Review.
According to the StackShare community, AWS CodeCommit has a broader approval, being mentioned in 25 company stacks & 17 developers stacks; compared to Gerrit Code Review, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.
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The pull requests are only merged by FF what makes all the merges hard to manage. The IAM configuration is very awkward and the unavailability to add git hooks to prevent commits to be made into the server makes this tool not much usable for a software development company.