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242 Ratings
26 Ratings

GitLab

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Score 8.9 out of 100
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Score 5.2 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Project Management

    GitLab

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.8

    Redmine

    78%
    Redmine ranks higher in 14/14 features

    Task Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.5
    95%
    11 Ratings

    Resource Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.4
    74%
    10 Ratings

    Gantt Charts

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    10 Ratings

    Scheduling

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    9 Ratings

    Workflow Automation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.8
    58%
    8 Ratings

    Team Collaboration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    10 Ratings

    Support for Agile Methodology

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.9
    69%
    10 Ratings

    Support for Waterfall Methodology

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    9 Ratings

    Document Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.9
    89%
    9 Ratings

    Email integration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1
    91%
    9 Ratings

    Mobile Access

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.5
    55%
    9 Ratings

    Timesheet Tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    10 Ratings

    Change request and Case Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.6
    86%
    10 Ratings

    Budget and Expense Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.5
    85%
    10 Ratings

    Professional Services Automation

    GitLab

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.5

    Redmine

    75%
    Redmine ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Quotes/estimates

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.3
    73%
    3 Ratings

    Invoicing

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    2 Ratings

    Project & financial reporting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.0
    70%
    5 Ratings

    Integration with accounting software

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    2 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • GitLab is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Usability, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.0

    GitLab

    90%
    87 Ratings
    8.3

    Redmine

    83%
    11 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.3

    GitLab

    93%
    3 Ratings

    Redmine

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    9.0

    GitLab

    90%
    4 Ratings
    8.0

    Redmine

    80%
    1 Rating

    Support Rating

    9.0

    GitLab

    90%
    20 Ratings
    6.5

    Redmine

    65%
    6 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    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

    Redmine

    Redmine is a perfect solution for businesses that are looking for a FREE and open source solution for project management. It is great for teams that are managing numerous tasks or projects at one time. Redmine is easy to set up and is fairly self-explanatory for anyone who is semi tech-savvy.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    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

    Redmine

    • Issue Tracker - Redmine allows in-depth issue tracking complete with workflows and customization.
    • Release Tracker - Redmine allows releases to be tracked by milestones, collecting relevant issues in each milestone.
    • Agile Management - With a few free or low-cost add-ons, Redmine becomes a great tool for Agile project management
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    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

    Redmine

    • The design and user-interface are a little outdated. It looks like a product that was designed ten years ago and doesn't have a polished look and feel like newer apps have.
    • It's not particularly designed to support agile-based project management methodologies such as Scrum.
    Richard Davies | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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.

    Redmine

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Redmine Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    GitLab

    GitLab 9.3
    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

    Redmine

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Usability

    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

    Redmine

    Redmine 8.0
    Based on 1 answer
    Redmine is a great product to have in an organization. It's extremely flexible, costs much less to maintain than other alternatives, and as a tool, it is relatively fast to get experienced with. The primary advantages of working with Redmine are: flexible platform, API, open-source and highly configurable, stability.
    João Almeida | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    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

    Redmine

    Redmine 6.5
    Based on 6 answers
    Redmine is free, easy to use and it's everything you could want in a free project management program. The fact that it has wiki integration and that it can track on such a granular level is amazing. Assigning tasks to other users, such as our development team, is fantastic and ensures we are always up-to-date on where we are what - on what projects.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    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

    Redmine

    Basecamp was very busy and seemed more into the "wow" factor than into being an efficient tool. Redmine has none of the characters or kid-like appearance of Basecamp's model. I found Basecamp to be too cluttered in views and its interactions confusing, making it difficult to find where centrally kept information was.
    Redmine has a straightforward no-nonsense default UI, though you can change it how you like of course. The views were designed for simplicity and thinking of the least amount of steps to get to one goal instead of trying to make a pleasing color palette that was overstimulating. I think Basecamp is more geared towards the "chat" aspect whereas Redmine is good for the larger overview of a project.
    Ashley Lee | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    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

    Redmine

    • Positive: Redmine's initial impact is minimal: in terms of Dollars-the cost of acquisition is the price you pay for Electricity, Internet bandwidth and hardware
    • Redmine's REAL cost is time and knowledge: You will need a Linux expert to implement Redmine.
    • Readmine's configuration is also Time intensive, and it's better to augment your current staff, or hire someone directly to implement your Redmine configuration changes.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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