GitHub vs. Gitolite 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 Gitolite?

Gitolite allows you to setup git hosting on a central server, with fine-grained access control and many more powerful features. Gitolite is an access control layer on top of git.

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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Companies

What companies use GitHub?
5359 companies on StackShare use GitHub
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Integrations

What tools integrate with GitHub?
258 tools on StackShare integrate with GitHub
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What tools integrate with Fossil?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Fossil

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

  • Bitbucket - One place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test and deploy, all with free private repositories.
  • 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
  • AWS CodeCommit - Fully-managed source control service that makes it easy for companies to host secure and highly scalable private Git repositories

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