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Gitolite vs Perforce: What are the differences?

Gitolite: 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; Perforce: Self-hosted Version Control Software. Visibility, access control, workflow and code management for Git environments. Flexibility of collaborating on the same codebase and code reviews using any combination of Perforce and Git workflows and tools without compromise.

Gitolite and Perforce can be primarily classified as "Code Collaboration & Version Control" tools.

"Easy setup" is the top reason why over 4 developers like Gitolite, while over 2 developers mention "Great for Enterprise level use" as the leading cause for choosing Perforce.

Gitolite is an open source tool with 7.45K GitHub stars and 961 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Gitolite's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Gitolite
Pros of Perforce
  • 5
    Easy setup
  • 4
    Fine-tuned per-branch permissions
  • 1
    Really easy setup
  • 1
    Free
  • 1
    Free multi-server mirroring
  • 3
    Great for Enterprise level use
  • 2
    Powerful
  • 2
    Robust
  • 1
    Scalable

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Cons of Gitolite
Cons of Perforce
  • 1
    Doesn't have any user interface
  • 1
    Antiquated
  • 1
    No tools for project and issue tracker
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    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.

    What is Perforce?

    Visibility, access control, workflow and code management for Git environments. Flexibility of collaborating on the same codebase and code reviews using any combination of Perforce and Git workflows and tools without compromise.

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    What are some alternatives to Gitolite and Perforce?
    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.
    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.
    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.
    Gitea
    Gitea is a community managed lightweight code hosting solution written in Go. It published under the MIT license.
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