Gitlab vs ZenHub

Last updated: February 24, 2021

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Gitlab
GitLab offers git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wiki’s. Enterprises install GitLab on-premise and connect it with LDAP and Active Directory servers for secure authentication and authorization. A single GitLab server can handle more than 25,000 users but it is also possible to create a high availability setup with a multiple active servers.
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ZenHub
Agile Project Management inside GitHub. ZenHub is more than “integrated”: it runs natively in GitHub’s interface. Stop context switching with third-party tools and unite your team where they already work: GitHub.
Gitlab vs ZenHub in our news:

2021. Project management service ZenHub raises $4.7M



ZenHub, the GitHub-centric project management service for development teams, has raised a $4.7 million seed funding round. It also has launched its newest automation feature, which makes it easier for teams to plan the development sprints, something that is core to the Agile development process but often takes a lot of time and energy — something teams are better off spending on the actual development process. ZenHub is also going to build a new feature that will automate some parts of the software estimation process, too, by launching a new tool that will help teams more easily allocate story points to routing action items so that their discussions can focus on the more contentious ones.


2015. Collaboration platform for developers GitLab raises $4M



GitLab, the open source Git-based collaboration platform for developers, today announced that it has raised $4 million in Series A funding. The company, which offers both a free community edition, a free SaaS version and a paid enterprise edition of its service, says it will use the additional funding to accelerate growth and expand its global operations. Git, of course, has become the default way to manage code for many development teams. While GitHub is likely the best-known Git-hosting service, there are a number of competitors in this space — all of which tend to put a slightly different twist (and user interface) on top of what is essentially a hosted version of Git. Atlassian, for example, offers both free and paid Git hosting services. GitLab’s focus on its open source solution sets it apart from some of these competitors.


2015. ZenHub connects its project management service to GitHub Enterprise



ZenHub, a service that helps engineering teams manage their GitHub projects through Trello-like drag-and-drop task boards, was previously only available for regular GitHub accounts. Starting now, however, enterprise users who use the on-premise GitHub Enterprise service, will also be able to use ZenHub. This new enterprise version of ZenHub is one of the first collaboration and project management service that integrates directly with GitHub Enterprise. GitHub — and Git in general — is seeing rapid adoption in the enterprise. There are now a number of services on the market, including startups like waffle.io (which also works with GitHub Enterprise) and some of Microsoft’s and Atlassian’s tools, that offer project management services for Git. What makes ZenHub stands out is its direct integration with GitHub Enterprise, so that developers don’t have to switch back and forth between even more different tools than they already do.