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Git is #6 ranked solution in top Version Control tools. PeerSpot users give Git an average rating of 7.0 out of 10. Git is most commonly compared to Liquibase: Git vs Liquibase. Git is popular among the large enterprise segment, accounting for 71% of users researching this solution on PeerSpot. The top industry researching this solution are professionals from a computer software company, accounting for 17% of all views.
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What is 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. Git is easy to learn and has a tiny footprint with lightning fast performance. It outclasses SCM tools like Subversion, CVS, Perforce, and ClearCase with features like cheap local branching, convenient staging areas, and multiple workflows.
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"We are using the open-source version, which is available free of charge."

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Project Manager and Researcher at a consultancy with 11-50 employees
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Branch Management is helpful, but the GUI needs to be improved to make it more usable

What is our primary use case?

We use this solution to assist with our development.

We are using the on-premise deployment model, with Git installed on our server.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of this solution is the branch management functionality.

What needs improvement?

The GUI needs to be improved.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using this solution for ten years.

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What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability of this solution is very good.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

For our use, scalability is not a problem.

We do not have a very complicated installation, with fifteen users. We do not plan to increase usage at the moment.

How are customer service and support?

I have never used technical support, although support online is good. We have solved our technical issues by looking on the internet.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We did use another solution before this one but switched because Git was a better product.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup for this solution is complex. Specifically, it is difficult for the average user to configure. One person is enough to handle the maintenance.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We are using the open-source version, which is available free of charge.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We did not evaluate other options before choosing this one.

What other advice do I have?

We are satisfied with this product, but updates to the interface would improve usability.

I would rate this solution a seven out of ten. 

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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