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"I like GitLab from the CI/CD perspective. It is much easier to set up CI/CD and then integrate with other tools.""GitLab integrates well with other platforms.""We like that we can have an all-encompassing product and don't have to implement different solutions.""I have had no problem with the stability of the solution.""Everything is easy to configure and easy to work with.""GitLab is very useful for pipelines, continuous integration, and continuous deployment. It is also stable.""The best thing is that as the developers work on separate tasks, all of the code goes there and the other team members don't have to wait on each other to finish.""A user friendly solution."

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"Permission separations mean that we can grant limited permissions for each team or team member."

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"It should be used by a larger number of people. They should raise awareness.""It would be really good if they integrated more features in application security.""I would like to see static analysis also embedded in GitLab. That would also help us. If there's something that it does internally by GitLab and then that is already tied up with your pipeline and then it can tell you that you're coding is good or your code is not great. Based on that, it would pass or fail. That should be streamlined. I would think that would help to a greater extent, in terms of having one solution rather than depending on multiple vendors.""We would like to generate document pages from the sources.""The solution could improve by providing more integration into the CI/CD pipeline, an autocomplete search tool, and more supporting documentation.""It could have more security integrations and the ability to check the vulnerability of the code. I don't think it is a responsibility of Gitlab, but it would be nice to have more options to integrate with.""The only thing our company is really waiting on in terms of features is the development of metrics.""It can be free for commercial use."

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"The documentation really should be improved by including real examples and more setup cases."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "I think that we pay approximately $100 USD per month."
  • "The price is okay."
  • "It seems reasonable. Our IT team manages the licenses."
  • "Its price is fine. It is on the cheaper side and not expensive. You have to pay additionally for GitLab CI/CD minutes. Initially, we used the free version. When we ran out of GitLab minutes, we migrated to the paid version."
  • "It is very expensive. We can't bear it now, and we have to find another solution. We have a yearly subscription in which we can increase the number of licenses, but we have to pay at the end of the year."
  • "I don't mind the price because I use the free version."
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  • "It's an open-source and free tool."
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    I don't mind the price because I use the free version. The licensing fee could be less expensive.
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    Overview

    GitLab is a single application with features for the whole software development and operations (DevOps) lifecycle.

    GoCD is an open source continuous delivery server created by ThoughtWorks. GoCD offers businesses a first-class build and deployment engine for complete control and visibility. It was designed for continuous delivery and the concepts essential to this practice are built in at the core.
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    Sample Customers
    Siemens, University of Washington, Equinix, Paessler AG, CNCF, Ticketmaster, CERN, Vaadin
    Ancestry.com, Barclay Card, AutoTrader, BT Financial Group, Gamesys, Nike, Vodafone, Haufe Lexware, Medidata, Hoovers
    Top Industries
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    Mining And Metals Company18%
    Computer Software Company18%
    Transportation Company9%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company23%
    Comms Service Provider23%
    Government9%
    Financial Services Firm8%
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    Computer Software Company32%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm6%
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    Small Business50%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise39%
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    GitLab is ranked 1st in Build Automation with 16 reviews while GoCD is ranked 7th in Build Automation with 1 review. GitLab is rated 8.2, while GoCD is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of GitLab writes "Provides or mandates quantitative code into the Master". On the other hand, the top reviewer of GoCD writes "User-friendly interface, good integration with LDAP, and has an easily-extendable open architecture". GitLab is most compared with Microsoft Azure DevOps, TeamCity, Tekton, Sonatype Nexus Lifecycle and Snyk, whereas GoCD is most compared with Jenkins, CircleCI, Tekton, Microsoft Azure DevOps and Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform.

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