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Perforce vs SVN (Subversion): What are the differences?

What is 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.

What is SVN (Subversion)? Enterprise-class centralized version control for the masses. Subversion exists to be universally recognized and adopted as an open-source, centralized version control system characterized by its reliability as a safe haven for valuable data; the simplicity of its model and usage; and its ability to support the needs of a wide variety of users and projects, from individuals to large-scale enterprise operations.

Perforce can be classified as a tool in the "Code Collaboration & Version Control" category, while SVN (Subversion) is grouped under "Version Control System".

"Great for Enterprise level use" is the top reason why over 2 developers like Perforce, while over 17 developers mention "Easy to use" as the leading cause for choosing SVN (Subversion).

SVN (Subversion) is an open source tool with 327 GitHub stars and 120 GitHub forks. Here's a link to SVN (Subversion)'s open source repository on GitHub.

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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.

What is SVN (Subversion)?

Subversion exists to be universally recognized and adopted as an open-source, centralized version control system characterized by its reliability as a safe haven for valuable data; the simplicity of its model and usage; and its ability to support the needs of a wide variety of users and projects, from individuals to large-scale enterprise operations.
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    What are some alternatives to Perforce and SVN (Subversion)?
    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.
    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.
    Mercurial
    Mercurial is dedicated to speed and efficiency with a sane user interface. It is written in Python. Mercurial's implementation and data structures are designed to be fast. You can generate diffs between revisions, or jump back in time within seconds.
    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.
    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.
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    Avatar of Ujjwal Bhujel
    Ujjwal Bhujel uses SVN (Subversion)SVN (Subversion)

    My current work has taught me so much of SVN. Though it is classic and has own pros and cons, I like it too specially the way it handles and tracks the edits with revision numbers and merge techniques.

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    papaver uses PerforcePerforce

    many years of source control with perforce during my game development days.

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    Opstax Ltd uses SVN (Subversion)SVN (Subversion)

    Opstax uses SVN for version control.

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    ByeongGi uses SVN (Subversion)SVN (Subversion)
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    Cisco SSO uses SVN (Subversion)SVN (Subversion)

    Source code revisioning

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    Anirban Das uses SVN (Subversion)SVN (Subversion)

    Code Repository

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