Git vs. SVN (Subversion) vs. Mercurial

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Description

What is Git?

Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.

What is SVN (Subversion)?

Subversion exists to be universally recognized and adopted as an open-source, centralized version control system characterized by its reliability as a safe haven for valuable data; the simplicity of its model and usage; and its ability to support the needs of a wide variety of users and projects, from individuals to large-scale enterprise operations.

What is Mercurial?

Mercurial is dedicated to speed and efficiency with a sane user interface. It is written in Python. Mercurial's implementation and data structures are designed to be fast. You can generate diffs between revisions, or jump back in time within seconds.

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3164 Companies Using Git
71 Companies Using SVN (Subversion)
22 Companies Using Mercurial

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What are some alternatives to Git, SVN (Subversion), and Mercurial?

  • Plastic SCM - A distributed version control with strong merging, great GUIs and support for huge files
  • Git Reflow - Reflow automatically creates pull requests, ensures the code review is approved, and squash merges finished branches to master
  • Gitless - An experimental version control system built on top of Git
  • Pijul - A free and open source distributed version control system

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