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Jira vs Phabricator: What are the differences?

Jira: The #1 software development tool used by agile teams to plan, track, and release great software. Jira's secret sauce is the way it simplifies the complexities of software development into manageable units of work Jira comes out-of-the-box with everything agile teams need to ship value to customers faster.; Phabricator: Open Source, Software Development Platform. Phabricator is a collection of open source web applications that help software companies build better software.

Jira and Phabricator are primarily classified as "Issue Tracking" and "Code Review" tools respectively.

"Powerful" is the top reason why over 294 developers like Jira, while over 31 developers mention "Open Source" as the leading cause for choosing Phabricator.

According to the StackShare community, Jira has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2128 company stacks & 1530 developers stacks; compared to Phabricator, which is listed in 52 company stacks and 12 developer stacks.

Decisions about Jira and Phabricator
Jakub Olan
Node.js Software Engineer · | 4 upvotes · 236.8K views

YouTrack feels much more lightweight than Jira and additionally have all of features that Jira have, of course lacks at some analytics features, but it's more powerful at permission management and agile workflow. Additionally YouTrack have awesome integration with other JetBrains products such as incoming JetBrains Space and all other IDEs such as GoLand.

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Pros of Jira
Pros of Phabricator
  • 308
    Powerful
  • 253
    Flexible
  • 149
    Easy separation of projects
  • 113
    Run in the cloud
  • 105
    Code integration
  • 57
    Easy to use
  • 52
    Run on your own
  • 38
    Easy Workflow Configuration
  • 38
    Great customization
  • 26
    REST API
  • 12
    Great Agile Management tool
  • 7
    Integrates with virtually everything
  • 6
    Confluence
  • 3
    Sentry Issues Integration
  • 2
    Complicated
  • 33
    Open Source
  • 29
    Code Review
  • 25
    Supports Git/Hg/SVN
  • 18
    Bug Tracking
  • 17
    Audit Source Code
  • 11
    Unlimited Repo Support
  • 10
    Software Engineering Platform
  • 10
    Super fast task creation
  • 9
    Flexible Project Management
  • 8
    Project Management
  • 5
    Self hosted
  • 4
    Building Better Software
  • 2
    Best Integration with Gitlab
  • 2
    Complete set for collaborating on software development
  • 1
    Powerful, Complete, Fast, Reliable and Open Source
  • 1
    Straightforward code review process
  • 1
    Workflow
  • 1
    Very effective system, does all PM & code org needed

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Cons of Jira
Cons of Phabricator
  • 8
    Rather expensive
  • 5
    Large memory requirement
  • 2
    Slow
  • 1
    Cloud or Datacenter only
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    What is Jira?

    Jira's secret sauce is the way it simplifies the complexities of software development into manageable units of work. Jira comes out-of-the-box with everything agile teams need to ship value to customers faster.

    What is Phabricator?

    Phabricator is a collection of open source web applications that help software companies build better software.

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    What are some alternatives to Jira and Phabricator?
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    Trello is a collaboration tool that organizes your projects into boards. In one glance, Trello tells you what's being worked on, who's working on what, and where something is in a process.
    Asana
    Asana is the easiest way for teams to track their work. From tasks and projects to conversations and dashboards, Asana enables teams to move work from start to finish--and get results. Available at asana.com and on iOS & Android.
    Confluence
    Capture the knowledge that's too often lost in email inboxes and shared network drives in Confluence instead – where it's easy to find, use, and update.
    Redmine
    Redmine is a flexible project management web application. Written using the Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and cross-database.
    Bugzilla
    Bugzilla is a "Defect Tracking System" or "Bug-Tracking System". Defect Tracking Systems allow individual or groups of developers to keep track of outstanding bugs in their product effectively. Most commercial defect-tracking software vendors charge enormous licensing fees. Despite being "free", Bugzilla has many features its expensive counterparts lack.
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