GitHub vs. GitLab vs. Fossil



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Description

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 GitLab?

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.

What is Fossil?

Fossil is a software configuration management system. Fossil is software that is designed to control and track the development of a software project and to record the history of the project. There are many such systems in use today. Fossil strives to distinguish itself from the others by being extremely simple to setup and operate.

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Pros

Why do developers choose GitHub?
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Why do developers choose GitLab?
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Why do developers choose Fossil?
Why do you like Fossil?

Cons

What are the cons of using GitHub?
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What are the cons of using GitLab?
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What are the cons of using Fossil?
No Cons submitted yet for Fossil
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Pricing

How much does GitHub cost?
GitHub Pricing
How much does GitLab cost?
GitLab Pricing
How much does Fossil cost?

Companies

What companies use GitHub?
5458 companies on StackShare use GitHub
What companies use GitLab?
1394 companies on StackShare use GitLab
What companies use Fossil?
0 companies on StackShare use Fossil

Integrations

What tools integrate with GitHub?
266 tools on StackShare integrate with GitHub
What tools integrate with GitLab?
55 tools on StackShare integrate with GitLab
What tools integrate with Fossil?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Fossil

What are some alternatives to GitHub, GitLab, and Fossil?

  • Bitbucket - One place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test and deploy, all with free private repositories.
  • GitHub Enterprise - The on-premises version of GitHub, which you can deploy and manage in your own, secure environment
  • AWS CodeCommit - Fully-managed source control service that makes it easy for companies to host secure and highly scalable private Git repositories
  • Gogs - A self-hosted Git service written in Go

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