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  • AWS CodeBuild and GitLab are tied in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.0

AWS CodeBuild

90%
1 Rating
9.0

GitLab

90%
93 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

AWS CodeBuild

N/A
0 Ratings
9.6

GitLab

96%
4 Ratings

Usability

AWS CodeBuild

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

GitLab

90%
4 Ratings

Support Rating

AWS CodeBuild

N/A
0 Ratings
9.0

GitLab

90%
20 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Amazon AWS

It is really good for building projects in the cloud. If you try to do build the project first locally and then push that stack to the cloud it could take a lot of time. In this way, it also consumes a lot of resources in the computer and in the network.
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GitLab

Any small to medium custom application development Gitlab works great for. If you are a large code development shop, there are other products on the market that can do everything in GitLab better, more secure, and make administration easier. For the price, GitLab is great for those with budget-conscious needs in mind.
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Pros

Amazon AWS

  • Customization
  • Do code builds within a schedule or when the source code changes
  • Only pay for the build time used
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GitLab

  • The way they have managed to provide the version management aspect using git with project setup and users is mesmerising cause there's no product out there that gives this freely.
  • Continuous updates and hearing what users need is what the product engineers at GitLab are doing best. They come back to you with exactly what you need every while.
  • Quality features, Latest tech integrations have made the end-to-end solution very flexible and agile.
  • CI/CD tools implementation with pipelines and deployment strategies is just making the job for Infra teams smoother.
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Cons

Amazon AWS

  • Sometimes it runs an outage and developers don't know why. We have to contact DevOps most of the time.
  • Sometimes it is slow
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GitLab

  • Sometimes, it is really challenging to manage conflicts when a lot of merge requests are coming for multiple separate branches to the main branch.
  • One area of improvement for the software, is sometimes, the interface can work slower
  • A few times, we have faced difficulties testing CI builds locally.
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Pricing Details

AWS CodeBuild

Starting Price

$1 Per Minute

Editions & Modules

AWS CodeBuild editions and modules pricing
EditionModules
general.1.small$.0051
general.1.medium$.012
general.1.large$.023

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  1. Per Minute
  2. Per Minute
  3. Per Minute

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

No setup fee

Additional Details

GitLab

Starting Price

$0 per user per month

Editions & Modules

GitLab editions and modules pricing
EditionModules
Free01
Free02
SaaS Premium193
SaaS Ultimate994
Premium195
Ultimate996

Footnotes

  1. per user per month
  2. per user per month
  3. per user per month
  4. per user per month
  5. per user per month
  6. per user per month

Offerings

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services

Entry-level set up fee?

No setup fee

Additional Details

We provide free Gold and Ultimate licenses to qualifying open source projects and educational institutions, find out more by visiting our pricing page.

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Likelihood to Renew

Amazon AWS

No answers on this topic

GitLab

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.
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Usability

Amazon AWS

No answers on this topic

GitLab

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.
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Support Rating

Amazon AWS

No answers on this topic

GitLab

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
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Alternatives Considered

Amazon AWS

AWS CodeBuild provides the option to fully implement the build in the cloud without wasting your local resources (computer and network) providing independence to developers to invest those resources in other processes. It also provides a robust platform with a lot of customizations or just a script for each language.
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GitLab

These tools do have quite a bit of crossover. However, with GitLab, we can set up our CI/CD pipeline more seamlessly as there are numerous workflows built straight into the tool. The last time I used GitLab this was not something it provided. Granted, it will work with outside integrations but that is something additional that will need to be set up.
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Return on Investment

Amazon AWS

  • It has a positive ROI
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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.
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