GitHub vs. GitLab

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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 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 GitHub?
Why do you like GitHub?

Why do developers choose GitLab?
Why do you like GitLab?

What are the cons of using GitHub?
Downsides of GitHub?

What are the cons of using GitLab?
Downsides of GitLab?

How much does GitHub cost?
GitHub Pricing
How much does GitLab cost?
GitLab Pricing
What companies use GitHub?
5745 companies on StackShare use GitHub
What companies use GitLab?
1541 companies on StackShare use GitLab
What tools integrate with GitHub?
274 tools on StackShare integrate with GitHub
What tools integrate with GitLab?
58 tools on StackShare integrate with GitLab

What are some alternatives to GitHub and GitLab?

  • 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
  • Gogs - A self-hosted Git service written in Go

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