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GitLab

Overview

What is GitLab?

GitLab DevSecOps platform enables software innovation by aiming to empower development, security, and operations teams to build better software, faster. With GitLab, teams can create, deliver, and manage code quickly and continuously instead of managing disparate tools and scripts.…

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Solid and complete tool

9 out of 10
October 10, 2023
Incentivized
It's the main tool used to manage our git versioning, CI/CD, merge requests and repository for several of our projects. But we don't use …
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Pipelines Rock

9 out of 10
October 03, 2023
Incentivized
Our organization has grown large enough such that managing individual projects is a bit of a pain. We try to delegate to our dev teams as …
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Awards

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Pricing

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GitLab Essential

$0

Cloud
per month per user

GitLab Premium

$29

Cloud
per month per user

GitLab Ultimate

$99

Cloud
per month per user

Entry-level set up fee?

  • Setup fee optional
For the latest information on pricing, visithttps://about.gitlab.com/pricing?utm_me…

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Product Details

What is GitLab?

GitLab DevSecOps platform enables software innovation by aiming to empower development, security, and operations teams to build better software, faster. With GitLab, teams can create, deliver, and manage code quickly and continuously instead of managing disparate tools and scripts. GitLab helps teams across the complete DevSecOps lifecycle, from developing, securing, and deploying software.

Differentiators, as described by Gitlab:

  • Simplicity: With GitLab, DevSecOps can be achieved through a single platform with a user-friendly interface
  • Security: GitLab offers built-in security scans that provides a comprehensive security solution.
  • Transparency: The code base for GitLab is open to community contributions, to ensure transparency and an open-core approach.
  • Cloud-Agnostic: Can be deployed anywhere with no vendor lock-in

GitLab Screenshots

Screenshot of GitLab, a comprehensive DevSecOps platform.Screenshot of Security DashboardScreenshot of Merge Request

GitLab Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise, Software as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux, Mac, BSD* (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS or later), Android, iOS, full list see https://about.gitlab.com/handbook/security/approved_os.html
Mobile ApplicationNo
Supported CountriesInternational
Supported LanguagesChinese, English, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish

Frequently Asked Questions

GitLab starts at $0.

JFrog Artifactory, Jira Align, and Jenkins are common alternatives for GitLab.

Reviewers rate Branching and Merging and Branch Protection highest, with a score of 9.3.

The most common users of GitLab are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees).
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Reviews and Ratings

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Michael Jenkins | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
I will admit, being an enterprise Gitlab user may come with additional access to Gitlab support. With that said, I have found them to be very supportive and responsive when prompted with questions about the tool. The engineers I've worked with have been very keen to listen to feedback from my team and have taken it back as suggestions for improvements to the tool.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
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.
December 13, 2019

Gitlab is great

Dustin Ghia | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
The support is agile and respects the time of SLA. This regarding the Starter license. Surely for higher-level licenses the support is even better.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
I haven't contacted customer support because I haven't had any problems with Gitlab. Their service has been outstanding.

I know they have a very active Twitter account in which they provide very quick updates. As far as I know the community is pretty happy with their service.
Kevin Ritchey | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
The online documentation is best in breed and sets the example for all other platforms. We find it so useful that we have never once had to reach out to the Gitlab support team for assistance. In fact, because the chef recipe is so well written we have found that most issues are resolved with 'gitlab-ctl reconfigure'.
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