Enterprise repo wars: GitHub vs. GitLab vs. Bitbucket

GitLab and Atlassian have GitHub in the cross-hairs among organizations seeking enterprise-grade features for their privately hosted repos

Enterprise repo wars: GitHub vs. GitLab vs. Bitbucket

GitHub may be the first name in open source repository hosting, but when it comes to private repo hosting services with additional bells and whistles aimed at enterprises, the game is not so cut and dry.

GitHub’s rivals -- including GitLab and Atlassian Bitbucket -- have been targeting the needs of enterprises in an effort to one-up their better-known competitor among organizations seeking restricted access to their repos. All three vendors base their platforms on the Git distributed version control system. Each offers an on-premises solution for hosting repos inside your firewall -- GitHub Enterprise, GitLab, and Bitbucket Server.

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