We performed a comparison between GitHub and IBM Rational ClearCase based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two Version Control solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"We've found the technical support to be very helpful."
"The features that I have found most valuable are that it can support you for most of the road map and it can automate some tasks which works really well with collaboration with the teams. They are really interested in how they organize the history of the code itself which is good."
"GitHub have a built-in software application development environment and this has been most useful."
"The most valuable features of GitHub are the ease of integration into Microsoft Azure DevOps. The process that you need to deploy into Microsoft Azure becomes fairly simple and the templates are already available, a lot of the engineers find it easier to use."
"GitHub provides the SFH key to protect our passwords and connection."
"GitHub is pure or open-source; you can access it anywhere. You can have a lot of collateral information. You can make the changes and do the reviews from one place."
"The learning curve is small."
"The flexibility of this solution has been most valuable. It operates on a pay per use basis where you can ramp up or decrease usage."
"ClearCase integrates well with other engineering tools and frameworks such as the Eclipse environment."
"IBM Rational ClearCase is a stable solution. I have not had any difficulty with reliability."
"As of now, if I would like to learn about GitHub or its features, I would have to look on YouTube. It would be nice if they were able to send out a newsletter with explanations of new features that they are offering and what features are available."
"The UI is a little outdated, so that could be improved."
"It is difficult to merge a code or restore it to an older version."
"This solution could be improved by offering crowd sourced support where we could ask questions to other users."
"GitHub uses basic configuration, but messaging is not clear."
"The solution could have better support for the Markdown language."
"Github needs more storage."
"The security for this solution could be tightened up and improved."
"I have found it very difficult to understand many functionalities in IBM Rational ClearCase. We have had many problems and it is not user-friendly."
"The protection needs to be improved."
IBM Rational ClearCase is an enterprise-grade configuration management system that provides controlled access to software assets, including requirements, design documents, models, test plans and test results. It be can be integrated with other IBM solutions, including IBM Rational Team Concert, IBM Rational ClearQuest, IBM Rational Asset Manager and IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software.
GitHub is ranked 1st in Version Control with 51 reviews while IBM Rational ClearCase is ranked 6th in Version Control with 2 reviews. GitHub is rated 8.6, while IBM Rational ClearCase is rated 6.6. The top reviewer of GitHub writes "The forking feature allows us to release a specific set of features to the environment. ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Rational ClearCase writes "Highly reliable, easy to use, and it integrates well with other engineering tools". GitHub is most compared with Atlassian SourceTree, AWS CodeCommit, Helix Core, Bitbucket and Liquibase, whereas IBM Rational ClearCase is most compared with IBM Rational ClearQuest, Git, CA Endevor Software Change Manager, Bitbucket and Bitbucket Server. See our GitHub vs. IBM Rational ClearCase report.
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