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Jira vs Redmine: 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.; Redmine: A flexible project management web application written using Ruby on Rails framework. Redmine is a flexible project management web application. Written using the Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and cross-database.

Jira can be classified as a tool in the "Issue Tracking" category, while Redmine is grouped under "Project Management".

"Powerful" is the top reason why over 294 developers like Jira, while over 47 developers mention "Open source" as the leading cause for choosing Redmine.

Redmine is an open source tool with 3.39K GitHub stars and 1.86K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Redmine's open source repository on GitHub.

reddit, Lyft, and Heroku are some of the popular companies that use Jira, whereas Redmine is used by Weebly, WebbyLab, and Blootips. Jira has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2090 company stacks & 1470 developers stacks; compared to Redmine, which is listed in 72 company stacks and 34 developer stacks.

Decisions about Jira and Redmine
Jakub Olan
Node.js Software Engineer · | 4 upvotes · 165.2K 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 Redmine
  • 306
    Powerful
  • 253
    Flexible
  • 148
    Easy separation of projects
  • 113
    Run in the cloud
  • 105
    Code integration
  • 57
    Easy to use
  • 51
    Run on your own
  • 38
    Great customization
  • 38
    Easy Workflow Configuration
  • 26
    REST API
  • 11
    Great Agile Management tool
  • 7
    Integrates with virtually everything
  • 6
    Confluence
  • 3
    Sentry Issues Integration
  • 2
    Complicated
  • 52
    Open source
  • 26
    Customizable with themes and plugins
  • 9
    Powerful custom queries
  • 8
    Integration with code version control like git/svn
  • 6
    RESTful API
  • 6
    Customizable workflows
  • 6
    Integration with email clients
  • 5
    Support for MS SQL Server
  • 1
    Self-hosted
  • 1
    Lightweight
  • 1
    Projects and groups separation
  • 1
    Time tracking, reports

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Cons of Jira
Cons of Redmine
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    Rather expensive
  • 4
    Large memory requirement
  • 2
    Slow
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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 Redmine?

    Redmine is a flexible project management web application. Written using the Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and cross-database.

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