Likelihood to Recommend
For business or personal applications, where you wish your code to remain private and/or proprietary, Beanstalk could be a good fit. If you are also interested in beginning to automate with relative ease, their tools can be a great help. Code reviews can also be a key factor in the decision, as they provide a good framework for accountability.
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As a team we need to push code into the repo on daily basis, Bitbucket has proven that is a reliable and secure server to save and get the code available in no time. The administration part is really easy and there's an extra tool for every developer profile either if you want to use the console or a GUI like
Read full review Pros Automation Code Review Support Read full review Very easy to integrate with other DevOps tools like Jenkins and with project/workflow management tools like JIRA. Very efficient in managing security and compliance standards for code, especially during pull requests, merge requests, branching, etc. Very robust in performance, especially the cloud and datacenter versions hardly hit any performance issues and supports more than 2000+ developers in my company. Read full review Cons Interface is not always intuitive, some areas are easier than others to navigate. Price plans are a little odd. However, they do seem to be flexible if a plan does not quite fit your needs. Read full review The code management UI is a bit rough around the edges and difficult to work with. BitBucket does not have the same simplified PR management tools as other competitors. It's not as easy to integrate 3rd party apps as other competitors. Read full review Likelihood to Renew
All products have room for improvement. The system improves over time with better and better integrations and I look forward to even more features without paying extra! The system has increased transparency across my organization and with this transparency comes increased throughput on projects. I don't think I can go back to any other system and we are definitely married to this product.
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The architecture of Bitbucket makes it more easily scalable than other source code management repositories. Also, administration and maintaining the instance is very easy. It integrates with
and other CI/CD applications which makes it more useful to reduce the efforts. It supports multiple plugins and those bring a lot of extra functionality. It increases the overall efficiency and usefulness of Bitbucket.
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The customer support provided by
(Bitbucket's parent company that also makes
, etc.) is very helpful. They seem to be very concerned about any issues reported with their products and even just questions about functionality. They are constantly improving the products with new features in nearly every release. Plus they have a plethora of online documentation to reference.
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If you are creating open source applications, there is almost no reason not to use
. If you do need private repositories (for proprietary or private, business or personal use),
could be an excellent solution. Beanstalk's main advantages lie in the support (which is excellent), deployment tools, and code review features.
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For the features we were looking at, Bitbucket,
were all at par and were in a similar price range. We found that
was the most full featured should we need to scale very quickly.
was at par with
for our future needs, but
was a more familiar tool compared to
. Bitbucket won out because of its close integration with
and being in the
family. It was also cheaper than
. As we started with
, Bitbucket addition became a natural next step for us. We really liked Bitbucket and stayed with it but we do know we have great options in the form of
should we need to scale fast.
Read full review Return on Investment Increased automation => better accuracy and efficiency of maintenance/launches Better insights into ongoing work and past modifications to code => lower chance of error and more efficient troubleshooting Read full review It's allowed for a lot of automation in terms of development workflows. It lets us pursue CI/CD approaches and get releases out faster It has let us get our infrastructure configuration into VCS, which further improves our automation abilities. It has aided in keeping track of changes, and allows us to keep workflows organized so we can track the status of development Read full review ScreenShots