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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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.