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Confluence vs Github Actions: What are the differences?

Confluence: One place to share, find, and collaborate on information. Capture the knowledge that's too often lost in email inboxes and shared network drives in Confluence instead – where it's easy to find, use, and update; Github Actions: Automate your workflow from idea to production. It makes it easy to automate all your software workflows, now with world-class CI/CD. Build, test, and deploy your code right from GitHub. Make code reviews, branch management, and issue triaging work the way you want.

Confluence belongs to "Project Management" category of the tech stack, while Github Actions can be primarily classified under "Workflow Manager".

Some of the features offered by Confluence are:

  • Spaces
  • Pages
  • Editor

On the other hand, Github Actions provides the following key features:

  • Multiple workflow files support
  • Free and open source
  • Workflow run interface

According to the StackShare community, Confluence has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1932 company stacks & 8525 developers stacks; compared to Github Actions, which is listed in 31 company stacks and 30 developer stacks.

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Pros of Confluence
Pros of GitHub Actions
  • 94
    Wiki search power
  • 62
    WYSIWYG editor
  • 43
    Full featured, works well with embedded docs
  • 3
    Expensive licenses
  • 8
    Integration with GitHub
  • 5
    Free
  • 3
    Easy to duplicate a workflow
  • 3
    Ready actions in Marketplace
  • 2
    Configs stored in .github
  • 2
    Docker Support
  • 2
    Read actions in Marketplace
  • 1
    Active Development Roadmap
  • 1
    Fast

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Cons of Confluence
Cons of GitHub Actions
  • 3
    Expensive license
  • 5
    Lacking [skip ci]
  • 4
    Lacking allow failure
  • 3
    Lacking job specific badges
  • 2
    No ssh login to servers
  • 1
    No Deployment Projects
  • 1
    No manual launch

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What is Confluence?

Capture the knowledge that's too often lost in email inboxes and shared network drives in Confluence instead – where it's easy to find, use, and update.

What is GitHub Actions?

It makes it easy to automate all your software workflows, now with world-class CI/CD. Build, test, and deploy your code right from GitHub. Make code reviews, branch management, and issue triaging work the way you want.

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