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Score 6.9 out of 100

Jira Software

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Score 8.3 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • Jira Software is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew

Likelihood to Recommend

6.7

Apache Subversion

67%
10 Ratings
8.6

Jira Software

86%
177 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

3.1

Apache Subversion

31%
2 Ratings
9.0

Jira Software

90%
35 Ratings

Usability

Apache Subversion

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0

Jira Software

80%
26 Ratings

Availability

Apache Subversion

N/A
0 Ratings
5.3

Jira Software

53%
6 Ratings

Performance

Apache Subversion

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0

Jira Software

80%
2 Ratings

Support Rating

Apache Subversion

N/A
0 Ratings
8.7

Jira Software

87%
41 Ratings

Online Training

Apache Subversion

N/A
0 Ratings
8.0

Jira Software

80%
1 Rating

Implementation Rating

Apache Subversion

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

Jira Software

90%
2 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Apache Subversion

It's a relatively simple version control system so it works great for an individual or small team (less than 10 people). But if you have a medium to large team, especially one with members distributed over a large geographic area, or one where individuals need to be able to work "offline" without access to a central server, Apache Subversion will likely not be the best choice.
Also, if you're maintaining an open-source project where outside people will be interacting with your code repository, git is probably a better choice because it's becoming the de-facto standard these days and what most developers are familiar with.
Richard Davies | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jira Software

Jira Software is extremely well suited for managing anything from a product backlog to a new project or product’s development lifecycle. Tickets may be managed singly or processed in bulk, and existing tickets can be restructured so child and parent tickets can flip roles, or specific ticket types can be moved to a different ticket type that uses a different workflow. Additionally, users have the flexibility of wrapping up all their tickets with a label that readily identifies the collection and allows stakeholders to easily review and drill down within the tagged list. I have not yet encountered a situation where Jira was too onerous or too puny to support my needs.
Jennifer Ferrell | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Apache Subversion

  • Revision control done properly - you have end to end visibility of all changes in the project.
  • Conflict resolution - visually highlighting the differences helps to track down the problem.
  • Being open source and very popular.
  • We are using SVN hosted in our network - it is very stable, we had almost zero downtime in 4 years.
  • Rollbacks are made simple and easy to use.
Cristian Bodnarasec | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jira Software

  • Agile software development management and micromanagement with Scrum and Kanban.
  • Agile planning and agile management with Kanban boards and custom boards, for projects and daily work.
  • Agile and old-school bug tracking.
  • Helpful reports on work done, workload, time tracking, Scrum sprints, planned vs. executed, etc.
  • Super friendly setup on the cloud, with just one Gmail account (less than 2 minutes).
  • Powerful on-premise alternative for large companies.
  • You can mergen boards from different workflows!
  • Really free full edition for 10 users.
Dustin Ghia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Apache Subversion

  • Distributed development - I've never worked in an environment where distributed development (developers widely scattered geographically) was a factor, but that's why git exists.
  • Merging - Merging of code from one branch to another can be painful, especially if it's not done frequently. (On the other hand, doing merges is one of the reasons I get a nice salary, so I can't complain too much!)
  • Acceptance - Let's face it, git is what "all the cool kids are using." If you've got a bunch of developers fresh out of school, they'll probably know git and not Subversion.
Arthur Adams | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jira Software

  • Management of the software is very difficult at times, although has improved.
  • Ability to manage resources is really non-existent, there are some plugins but they are ALL buggy (I've tested them all).
  • Better integration with Trello, would love to see this happen. Right now it's very clumsy.
Jennifer Bland | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Apache Subversion

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Apache Subversion Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Jira Software

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

$10 per month

Jira Software Editions & Modules

Edition
FreeFree
Standard7.002
Premium14.002
EnterpriseContact Sales
  1. none
  2. Per User Per Month
  3. none
Additional Pricing Details

Likelihood to Renew

Apache Subversion

Apache Subversion 3.1
Based on 2 answers
While there are interesting alternatives, such a GIT, Subversion has been a breath of fresh air compared to its predecessors like CVS or Microsoft Source Safe (now called Team Foundation Server). Its ease of use and high adoption rate is going to keep me using this product for years to come.
Scott Mitting | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jira Software

Jira Software 9.0
Based on 35 answers
While there are no fundamental problems with JIRA, I'm unsure that I will be working myself very closely with users of Atlassian Confluence. The client base I am concerned with tend to be more integrated with Amazon, IBM BlueMix / Watson, open source LAMP/PHP (WordPress, MediaWiki) & those that rely on more proprietary CMS would tend to use Sharepoint not Confluence. JIRA seems to me to stand or fall with the rest of the Atlassian silo or suite, as it is not closely integrated with Sharepoint or mediawiki based reporting or knowledge management. Data interchange standards in this area are weak so Microsoft, open source LAMP projects using Phabricator, and Atlassian JIRA seem to be three distinct silos, with Amazon, Google & IBM offering their own tools for similar needs.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Apache Subversion

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Jira Software

Jira Software 8.0
Based on 26 answers
JIRA Software is a pretty complex tool. We have a project manager for JIRA who onboarded us, created our board, and taught us the basics. I think it would have been pretty overwhelming to learn without her. JIRA offers so much functionality that I'm not aware of -- I constantly need to Google or ask others about existing features. Also, although they are all under the Atlassian umbrella, I find it difficult to switch between JIRA Software and Confluence.
Elissa Bernstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Apache Subversion

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Jira Software

Jira Software 8.7
Based on 41 answers
Our JIRA support is handled internally by members of our Product Support team. It is not supported by a 3rd party. Our internal support will always sent out notifications for downtime which is usually done on the weekend unless it is required to fix a bug/issue that is affecting the entire company. Downtime is typically 3-4 hours and then once the maintenance is complete, another broadcast email is sent out informing the user community that the system is now available for use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Online Training

Apache Subversion

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Jira Software

Jira Software 8.0
Based on 1 answer
One of their strong points i stheir documentation. Almost all of the basic set up needed within JIRA is available online through atlassian and its easy to find and very precise. The more critical issues need to be addressed as well and hence the rating of 8 instead of a 9.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Apache Subversion

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Jira Software

Jira Software 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Take your time implementing Jira. Make sure you understand how you want to handle your projects and workflows. Investing more time in the implementation can pay off in a long run. It basically took us 5 days to define and implement correctly, but that meant smooth sailing later on.
Bo Acimovic | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Apache Subversion

Git has become the new standard of version control, with its support for distributed design. As a tool to manage and control versions, Subversion does it well, but Git is the future.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jira Software

Jira Software has more integrations and has more features than many of its competitors. While some of its competitors do have better UI/UX than Jira Software, they have improved this greatly over time. Atlassian also acquired Trello years ago, so that adds better user interfaces to the system. They do also offer a pretty in-depth library of how to customize the platform that others don't.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Apache Subversion

  • Subversion helps us feel secure in maintaining access to all of our product code, both current and historical.
  • Being free and open source makes it an even better "investment".
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Jira Software

  • Jira has positively made our company's daily activities much better organized
  • With Jira we can track progress and follow up on tasks
  • Jira has great reporting tools which aggregate various data and give us a good overview of our teams capacity
Alexander Delivlaev | TrustRadius Reviewer

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