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Score 9.8 out of 100

GitLab

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Score 8.8 out of 100

Attribute Ratings

  • GitLab is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
  • Assembla and GitLab are tied in 1 area: Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

8.0

Assembla

80%
3 Ratings
9.0

GitLab

90%
87 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

Assembla

N/A
0 Ratings
9.4

GitLab

94%
3 Ratings

Usability

Assembla

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

GitLab

90%
4 Ratings

Support Rating

9.0

Assembla

90%
2 Ratings
9.0

GitLab

90%
20 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Assembla

Assembla works well when you are working with multiple groups or entities. We dealt with different time zones, different levels of involvement with the projects, etc so this allows for us to have responses back in a quicker fashion. It also helps us clue in the appropriate people and rely less on following multiple email chains
Wendy Hamstra-Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

GitLab

In our organisation we have a lot of applications that require a reliable source to manage source code and GitLab helps us to achieve this very well. We have functionality like after every merge request merger we have to deploy code to our server which is running on Kubernetes pods and GitLab is very helpful in this as it has a nice and easy implementation for integrating CI/CD for the deployment of code to servers and then we can our manual jobs to fetching data. Gitlab provides us a job status with visual logs and suggestions to make it better.
Mahesh Kumar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Assembla

  • Well designed real time reporting and auditing.
  • Scanning for secret key credentials and vulnerable component dependencies automatically.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

GitLab

  • Safeguards implemented are customizable and allow our organization to set our level of verification before merging.
  • One of the smoothest and most well-organized version control software products on the market.
  • Super widespread use so our use of GitLab is understandable and usable by the customer with little "translation" as to what we are doing and what they are doing.
Brock Haft | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Assembla

  • It should be easier to search for items by keyword.
  • Settings could be easier to manage--for instance I may want every update on projects that I manage but daily recaps on other workspaces.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

GitLab

  • GitLab could improve some of the confusion around how permissions work (sometimes unclear why one user can do an action, but not another)
  • GitLab should provide a way to rerun a merge pipeline, without rerunning the original Merge Request pipeline
  • When jobs fail, it would be awesome if every user could see the information on the runner and the versions of the software it is running on (to better debug the issue)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Assembla

General

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

Starting Price

Assembla Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

GitLab

General

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

Starting Price

$0 per user per month

GitLab Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
Free$01
Premium$191
Ultimate$991
  1. per user per month
SaaS Edition
Free$01
SaaS Premium$191
SaaS Ultimate$991
  1. per user per month
Additional Pricing Details
We provide free Gold and Ultimate licenses to qualifying open source projects and educational institutions, find out more by visiting our pricing page.

Likelihood to Renew

Assembla

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

GitLab

GitLab 9.4
Based on 3 answers
Gitlab is the best in its segment. They have a free version, they have open-source software, they provide a good service with their SaaS product, they are a fully-remote company since the beginning (which means they are fully distributed and have forward-thinking IMO). I would certainly recommend them to everyone.
Willian Molinari | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Assembla

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

GitLab

GitLab 9.0
Based on 4 answers
The web console management is superior and I would have given Gitlab a 10, but sometimes it is hard to find documentation about a configuration setting in the gitlab.rb configuration file. As we move everything to code that means moving our CVS tools to code as well - and Gitlab to code. The usability of Gitlab from the end user's perspective is superior and the usability from the operations team is very good and getting better but there could be a little improvement in the gitlab.rb config file layout and documentation.
Kevin Ritchey | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Assembla

Assembla 9.0
Based on 2 answers
We are pleased with the support provided by the Assembla team. The response was always rapid and to the point. They are using a ticketing system which seems to be very efficient. They helped us a lot when we encountered some serious problems when doing integration with our internal document management system.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

GitLab

GitLab 9.0
Based on 20 answers
At this point, I do not have much experience with Gitlab support as I have never had to engage them. They have documentation that is helpful, not quite as extensive as other documentation, but helpful nonetheless. They also seem to be relatively responsive on social media platforms (twitter) and really thrived when GitHub was acquired by Microsoft
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Assembla

Assembla was actually chosen by our vendor so we did not have a say in the selection. However, the product more than served the need we had for better distribution and completion of tasks. It has an easy to view interface, user friendly and efficient. I would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a way to manage ongoing projects.
Wendy Hamstra-Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

GitLab

Gitlab made our product life cycle efficient. It has a better user interface and user experience. GitLab doesn't clutter with many features upfront and provides a lot of free services, which is missing in any other product. For small teams, it's the best piece of software. I always recommend giving it a try.
Tarun Gupta | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Assembla

  • We were able to spend less time tracking down the status of projects.
  • We could become more self-sufficient on reviewing prior resolutions to help with current problems.
  • Tasks were responded to quickly because we did not have to email one person, wait for an out of office email and then try someone else. Our task got assigned to the next available person.
Wendy Hamstra-Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

GitLab

  • We are moving towards Gitlab only as our SCM & CI tool. So it would be an alternative to Jenkins. Saving our licensing cost there.
  • We have also stopped using Confluence & using Gitlab for our documentation purposes. Reducing cost there as well.
Swati Rastogi | TrustRadius Reviewer

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