Gitlab considerably improved how we build software.
April 25, 2022

Gitlab considerably improved how we build software.

Dennis Wambach | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with GitLab

Gitlab is a key tool within my organisation, as far as software development operations is concerned. We use it for collaboration purposes, issue tracking/software maintenance purposes and for security/compliance reasons. It is secured, reliable , comparatively easy to use and comes with very intuitive documentations as well. Ultimately for me personally, I have found Gitlab to be very valuable , especially as it relates to integrating Ci/CD pipelines into our software development workflow, for improved code quality and faster deployment.
  • Faster and automated software deployment.
  • Support for concurrent software deployment. This is key for teams with a cross section of engineers and developers , scattered across different locations.
  • Supports the principles of agile development.
  • Lacks a default integrated deployment server.
  • The request merging process can be a lot straightforward, as against the current process which I describe as clumsy.
  • Faster software development.
  • Gitlab ensures our end-products are secured.
  • Debugging and general software testing , is a lot easier with Gitlab.
Via provisions such as audit logs , datastores and Single sign-on protocols. Gitlab more than does enough for my team, as it relates to quickly identifying software vulnerabilities and securing the quality and privacy of our code.
CICD ( continuous integration and delivery ) is a very key aspect of software development for me , and it helps that Gitlab fully incorporates this process, into its infrastructure as well. With CI/CD, my company successfully migrated away from the more traditional SDLC ( software development life cycle ) framework. With Gitlabs incorporation of CICD , we are developing software faster, and successfully automating key aspects of the software development process or workflow , as far as my organisation is concerned.
Therefore, we are not only automating our software delivery processes , but we are likewise testing the quality of our code and performing the necessary checks , to ensure we are releasing the best version of software possible.

Do you think GitLab delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with GitLab's feature set?

Yes

Did GitLab live up to sales and marketing promises?

I wasn't involved with the selection/purchase process

Did implementation of GitLab go as expected?

I wasn't involved with the implementation phase

Would you buy GitLab again?

Yes

The most important consideration for me , as far as Gitlab is concerned is around how we have successfully used Gitlab , to seamlessly connect the operational side of coding or software development , with other important areas such as code or software security. The aforementioned is key for us to effectively release a commercially efficient software product to our end users.