Fossil vs. GitLab

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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.

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.

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Why do developers choose Fossil?
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Why do developers choose GitLab?
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What are the cons of using Fossil?
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What are the cons of using GitLab?
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How much does Fossil cost?
How much does GitLab cost?
GitLab Pricing


What companies use Fossil?
0 companies on StackShare use Fossil
What companies use GitLab?
1407 companies on StackShare use GitLab


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

What are some alternatives to Fossil and GitLab?

  • GitHub - Powerful collaboration, review, and code management for open source and private development projects.
  • 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

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