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Bugzilla vs Redmine: What are the differences?

What is Bugzilla? Server software designed to help you manage software development. Bugzilla is a "Defect Tracking System" or "Bug-Tracking System". Defect Tracking Systems allow individual or groups of developers to keep track of outstanding bugs in their product effectively. Most commercial defect-tracking software vendors charge enormous licensing fees. Despite being "free", Bugzilla has many features its expensive counterparts lack.

What is Redmine? A flexible project management web application written using Ruby on Rails framework. Redmine is a flexible project management web application. Written using the Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and cross-database.

Bugzilla can be classified as a tool in the "Issue Tracking" category, while Redmine is grouped under "Project Management".

Some of the features offered by Bugzilla are:

  • Optimized database structure for increased performance and scalability
  • Excellent security to protect confidentiality
  • Advanced query tool that can remember your searches

On the other hand, Redmine provides the following key features:

  • Multiple projects support
  • Flexible role based access control
  • Flexible issue tracking system

Redmine is an open source tool with 3.41K GitHub stars and 1.86K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Redmine's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Redmine has a broader approval, being mentioned in 72 company stacks & 34 developers stacks; compared to Bugzilla, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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What is Bugzilla?

Bugzilla is a "Defect Tracking System" or "Bug-Tracking System". Defect Tracking Systems allow individual or groups of developers to keep track of outstanding bugs in their product effectively. Most commercial defect-tracking software vendors charge enormous licensing fees. Despite being "free", Bugzilla has many features its expensive counterparts lack.

What is Redmine?

Redmine is a flexible project management web application. Written using the Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and cross-database.
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      What are some alternatives to Bugzilla and Redmine?
      Jira
      Jira's secret sauce is the way it simplifies the complexities of software development into manageable units of work. Jira comes out-of-the-box with everything agile teams need to ship value to customers faster.
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      GitLab offers git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. Enterprises install GitLab on-premise and connect it with LDAP and Active Directory servers for secure authentication and authorization. A single GitLab server can handle more than 25,000 users but it is also possible to create a high availability setup with multiple active servers.
      Mantis
      It is a free web-based bug tracking system. It provides a delicate balance between simplicity and power. Users are able to get started in minutes and start managing their projects while collaborating with their teammates and clients effectively.
      Trac
      It is an open-source, Web-based project management and bug tracking system. It has been adopted by a variety of organizations for use as a bug tracking system for both free and open-source software and proprietary projects and products.
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      Our team has been using Redmine as our project management tools as well as bug tracking system at the very beginning. It's very easy to use although it is a little complex for new guys to set it up. Best of all, it's free and you can host it on your own server.

      How developers use Bugzilla and Redmine
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      Coolfront Technologies uses RedmineRedmine

      Used by IT team team to track all tickets for all products. All product defects, features and development tasks are entered in Redmine, categorized, and assigned to developers. All code releases are tracked along with the corresponding tickets within this system.

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      Bùi Thanh uses RedmineRedmine
      • Project management
      • Free
      • With Agile plugins
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      Viktor Turskyi uses RedmineRedmine

      Our main issue tracking tool

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      Roon Labs uses RedmineRedmine

      Internal project management

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      Олег Качинский uses RedmineRedmine

      Project management

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