GitHub Vs Bitbucket (Aug 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Aug 11, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - GitHub or Bitbucket?

Bitbucket is more expensive to implement (TCO) than GitHub, GitHub is rated higher (91/100) than Bitbucket (88/100). GitHub offers more features (6) to their users than Bitbucket (3). There is a clear winner in this case and it is GitHub!

Looking for the right Application Development solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How GitHub compares with Atlassian Pty Ltd?

GitHub: GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together. With the collaborative features of GitHub.com, our desktop and mobile apps, and GitHub Enterprise, it has never been easier for individuals and teams to write better code, fas...

Atlassian Pty Ltd: Software is everywhere – on our computers, our watches, our refrigerators. And the teams building software together – developers, product managers, doc writers, bug-bashers – are our heroes. Our products help teams of all sizes track and share everything, work smarter, and create better software together.We are 400 geeks, beer drinkers, nerf herder...

Who's more expensive? GitHub or Bitbucket?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Application Development software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for GitHub and Bitbucket.

GitHub price starts at $4 per user/month , on a scale between 1 to 10 GitHub is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Application Development software. Bitbucket price starts at $3 per user/month , when comparing Bitbucket to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Application Development software cost.

Bottom line:Bitbucket is more expensive than GitHub.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared GitHub Vs. Bitbucket based on some of the most important and required Application Development features. GitHub: Basic Reports, Customizable Reporting, Data Import/Export, Online Customer Support, Data Analysis Tools, Access Permission Request. Bitbucket: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support.

Target customer size

Customers of the software include businesses of all sizes and a variety of types, including new startups. Bitbucket is a code hosting solution for Mercurial and Git that can help users to host their code online.

GitHub

ITQlick rating
(4.8/5)

starts at $4 per user/month

GitHub is a web based application development solution and repository for businesses of all sizes. Its capabilities include integrated issue tracking, milestones and labels, collaboration, and others. The softw...

Categories: Financial reporting, Data Analysis Tools, Team Collaboration, Remote Access.

Bitbucket

ITQlick rating
(4.6/5)

starts at $3 per user/month

Bitbucket is a code hosting solution for Mercurial and Git that can help users to host their code online. Users get to manage their confidence with built-in code comments, wikis, issue trackers and pull ...

Categories: Internet & Online.

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GitHub: 6 Features

Basic Reports
Customizable Reporting
Data Import/Export
Online Customer Support
Data Analysis Tools
Access Permission Request

Bitbucket: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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GitHub
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
91/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
2/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$4 per user/month
Functionality
16
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Bitbucket
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
88/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$3 per user/month
Functionality
4
Stackify
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
97/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$15 per server/month
Functionality
14
Anypoint
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
91/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
8/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
Pricing not available
Functionality
3
KOHEZION
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
4.6/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$5 per user/month
Functionality
3
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.