Gerrit Code Review vs Upsource

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Gerrit Code Review

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Gerrit Code Review vs Upsource: What are the differences?

What is Gerrit Code Review? OpenSource Git Code Review Tool. Gerrit is a self-hosted pre-commit code review tool. It serves as a Git hosting server with option to comment incoming changes. It is highly configurable and extensible with default guarding policies, webhooks, project access control and more.

What is Upsource? Self-hosted Git, Mercurial, Subversion and Perforce repository browser and code review tool. Upsource summarizes recent changes in your repository, showing commit messages, authors, quick diffs, links to detailed diff views and associated code reviews. A commit graph helps visualize the history of commits, branches and merges in your repository.

Gerrit Code Review and Upsource are primarily classified as "Code Review" and "Code Collaboration & Version Control" tools respectively.

Some of the features offered by Gerrit Code Review are:

  • git repository hosting
  • pre-commit code review
  • commenting on diffs

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

  • Instantly access all your projects
  • Keep track of code changes
  • Use code insight in Java projects

"Cleaner repository story" is the top reason why over 6 developers like Gerrit Code Review, while over 12 developers mention "Free for 10 users" as the leading cause for choosing Upsource.

Citrix, Midokura, and Wonga.com are some of the popular companies that use Gerrit Code Review, whereas Upsource is used by SAYMON, Kialo, and simpleshow GmbH. Gerrit Code Review has a broader approval, being mentioned in 11 company stacks & 6 developers stacks; compared to Upsource, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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Pros of Gerrit Code Review
Pros of Upsource
  • 12
    Code review
  • 11
    Good workflow
  • 10
    Cleaner repository story
  • 9
    Open source
  • 9
    Good integration with Jenkins
  • 5
    Unlimited repo support
  • 2
    Comparison dashboard
  • 15
    Free for 10 users
  • 12
    Good code review
  • 8
    Java code inspections and navigation
  • 8
    IDE integration
  • 3
    Has a linux version
  • 3
    Simple to use
  • 2
    Atlassian Integration
  • 2
    Jira integration
  • 2
    Post-commit preview
  • 2
    Self hosted
  • 1
    SonarQube Integration

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Cons of Gerrit Code Review
Cons of Upsource
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    • 3
      Very Large Server Footprint. Very large

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    What is Gerrit Code Review?

    Gerrit is a self-hosted pre-commit code review tool. It serves as a Git hosting server with option to comment incoming changes. It is highly configurable and extensible with default guarding policies, webhooks, project access control and more.

    What is Upsource?

    Upsource summarizes recent changes in your repository, showing commit messages, authors, quick diffs, links to detailed diff views and associated code reviews. A commit graph helps visualize the history of commits, branches and merges in your repository.

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