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Gitblit vs Gitolite: What are the differences?

Developers describe Gitblit as "Pure Java Git solution for managing, viewing, and serving Git repositories". Gitblit is an open source, pure Java Git solution for managing, viewing, and serving Git repositories. It can serve repositories over the GIT, HTTP, and SSH transports; it can authenticate against multiple providers; and it allows you to get up-and-running with an attractive, capable Git server in less than 5 minutes. On the other hand, Gitolite is detailed as "Setup git hosting on a central server, with fine-grained access control". 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.

Gitblit and Gitolite can be categorized as "Code Collaboration & Version Control" tools.

Gitblit and Gitolite are both open source tools. It seems that Gitolite with 7.45K GitHub stars and 961 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Gitblit with 1.62K GitHub stars and 585 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Gitblit
Pros of Gitolite
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    Fast and fulfill just the features I need
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    Better user & group management
  • 1
    Free
  • 1
    Easy to setup. Runs on OSX
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    Windows authentication is supported
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    Run on Windows
  • 5
    Easy setup
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    Fine-tuned per-branch permissions
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    Really easy setup
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    Free
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    Free multi-server mirroring

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Cons of Gitblit
Cons of Gitolite
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    Confusing UI
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    Squash and Merge is not supported
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    No active development
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    No code review functionality
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    No Pull Requests
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    Doesn't have any user interface
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    Antiquated
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    No tools for project and issue tracker

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What is Gitblit?

Gitblit is an open source, pure Java Git solution for managing, viewing, and serving Git repositories. It can serve repositories over the GIT, HTTP, and SSH transports; it can authenticate against multiple providers; and it allows you to get up-and-running with an attractive, capable Git server in less than 5 minutes.

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.

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What tools integrate with Gitblit?
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What are some alternatives to Gitblit and Gitolite?
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.
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.
Gogs
The goal of this project is to make the easiest, fastest and most painless way to set up a self-hosted Git service. With Go, this can be done in independent binary distribution across ALL platforms that Go supports, including Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows.
Bitbucket
Bitbucket gives teams one place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test and deploy, all with free private Git repositories. Teams choose Bitbucket because it has a superior Jira integration, built-in CI/CD, & is free for up to 5 users.
Gitea
Gitea is a community managed lightweight code hosting solution written in Go. It published under the MIT license.
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