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Gitolite vs Upsource: 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; 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.

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

Some of the features offered by Gitolite are:

  • Use a single unix user ("real" user) on the server.
  • Provide access to many gitolite users: they are not "real" users, so they do not get shell access.
  • Control access to many git repositories: read access controlled at the repo level, and write access controlled at the branch/tag/file/directory level, including who can rewind, create, and delete branches/tags.

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

"Easy setup" is the top reason why over 4 developers like Gitolite, while over 13 developers mention "Free for 10 users" as the leading cause for choosing Upsource.

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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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 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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    What are some alternatives to Gitolite and Upsource?
    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.
    GitHub Enterprise
    GitHub Enterprise lets developers use the tools they love across the development process with support for popular IDEs, continuous integration tools, and hundreds of third party apps and services.
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