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Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Service Delivery Manager at PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
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What is your primary use case for GitLab?

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!

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22 Answers
Performance Test Line manager at Amdocs
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
25 August 22

GitLab can be deployed on-premise and in the cloud. GitLab is mainly used as a repository.

Cuneyt Gurses - PeerSpot reviewer
Solution Architect, DevOps Engineer at sonne technology
Real User
Top 10
15 August 22

GitLab is a platform that facilitates hosting, collaboration and version control. We also make use of its pipeline capabilities.

Application development specialist at Eccenter
Real User
Top 20
17 July 22

GitLab is being used as a repository for our codebase and it is a one stop DevOps tool we use in our team.

Hanif Shaikh - PeerSpot reviewer
Co-founder & Partner at Idiligence Solution
Real User
Top 10
23 June 22

I primarily use GitLab for maintenance and deployment of projects.

Petronela Ghergulov - PeerSpot reviewer
Engineering Quality Analyst at Visteon Corporation
Real User
Top 5
03 June 22

I primarily use it for verifying some things. We're using it as a repository. It's used for software code.

IT Processes Methodologist at Gysan Gmart
Real User
Top 20
13 May 22

I've used the solution just for my learning purposes. My company is using currently GitLab. We are using it for our CI/CD purposes for continuous integration and continuous deployment.

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SCRUM Master at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
25 April 22

I work in PMO, and I standardize the workflows for scrum teams, AI teams, and kanban teams. If I have some scripting in Jira, and I need to save it in GitLab. It is our source-code repository. It's used for the BI process, continuous integration, and continuous development. It's used for DevOps people. All of our IT people use GitLab.

Tool Manager at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 5
10 February 22

We use it for version control and CI/CD.

BalakrishnanS - PeerSpot reviewer
Engeener at Dell EMC
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
26 October 21

GitLab is used for pipeline development, automation, and deployment.

Cloud Engineer at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
18 August 21

We were working on our pipeline infrastructure running GitLab and we needed some scripts, such as Terraform, to complete some operations.

PeerSpot user
Software QA Test Engineer at qomplx
Top 20Leaderboard
23 July 21

We use GitLab for the continuous deployment of CI/CD pipelines that are running on various GitLab services. We also use it to run nightly jobs and to run any other case-specific issues.

Solution Architect at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
29 April 21

We are a consultancy company, and we mostly sell application tools such as Jira and Bitbucket, but sometimes, our clients have Gitlab or Github, and then we offer the consultancy experience in DevOps for improving the process. All use cases for this solution are for the financial industry. Around 50% of our clients are financial services.

Lead Consultant at a computer software company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Real User
Top 5
06 April 21

We used the solution for keeping Yama code files there for our project.

Senior Solutions Architect at a tech company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 20
05 April 21

We are using it for building mobile applications and web applications. I am supporting the code in GitLab. It is only for giving access to my development team, and I just see what merge requests are coming.

Gizem Mercan - PeerSpot reviewer
Cloud Architect at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 20
02 April 21

We are providing solutions for consumer electronics. We have a repository of our code between the device team, mobile applications team, and cloud team.

UAS Innovation Group Lead at a computer software company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 20
24 February 21

We use this solution for source code management, and also team collaboration for the application lifecycle.

Technical Lead at a mining and metals company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 5
10 January 21

My daily usage involves fetching code, creating branches, modifying the code, and then committing my changes. Once I'm ready for a review with my colleagues, I create a merge request. Then, during a code review, they will use the interface to write comments. Once everything in the comments has been addressed, I complete the merge. This describes a typical scenario. We develop under Linux.

Zeeshan Rauf - PeerSpot reviewer
Software Engineer at OZ
Real User
Top 5
30 December 20

We are using GitLab for managing our code. We have created branches and posted code, and as our team members complete assignments, the code is pushed to there.

Partenaire, CEO at a tech services company with 1-10 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
07 October 20

We are a startup company working on a new firewall product, and we use GitLab as part of the software development process.

Developer / Team Lead at a computer software company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Top 5Leaderboard
04 October 20

We primarily use this solution for repository tracking issues and reporting. We also use it for component integration. Our focus is pipeline field leads. We used to work with JIRA. I'm a developer and we are customers of GitLab.

RameshP - PeerSpot reviewer
System and Storage Engineer at Harsco Corporation
Real User
13 July 20

We have a normal use case to build source code and our agenda and then try to deploy it. The deployment is not specifically automated, it is semi-automated. So it is normal. We create an artifact, try to build it, and then deploy it onto the application server. It's not fully automated.

Cloud Engineer at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
21 August 19

The primary use of the solution is for LCDs and as a repository.

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Owner at IKAN
11 July 17
Dear Sir, Yes these are all three Build tools. Question is what do you want to build and what about deployment? Next question: build tool is one thing, but how much are you willing to spend on (internal or external) services to get your build tool up and running and to get the build tool to do what you want. Or do you want an out-of-the-box build (and deploy) solution that is up and running in no time? I had a nice discussion with a manager of a consultancy company about open source versus commercial software. He liked open source as people can spend the money only once: or expensive software or open source and spent money on implementation. I honestly don't follow him completely, but he has a point. Consultants earn a lot of money where some tasks (like WebSphere CI and CD) can be done out-of-the-box at finally lower cost. Our IKANALM solution can be used for some out-of-the-box implementations like IBM z/OS, SAP and Websphere. Kind regards, René De Vleeschauwer CEO IKAN
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Solutions Architect at Blue Telecom Consulting
11 July 17
Jenkins is almost a de-facto standard. It's simple to deploy and use, has a huge community and lots of plugins... and is free (MIT license). The main advantage I see in the other two options you mention is they're better suited for distributed tasks and so they'll probably scale up better. Additionally they're more modern and less boring than Jenkins (well, this is a little bit subjective but Jenkins is and old-fashioned monster with all its pros and cons). In my opinion, unless you are dealing with really huge environments, Jenkins will be much easier (and cheaper) to start with and will probably cover all your needs.
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