GitLab is a repository hosting manager tool that is developed by GitLab Inc and is used for the software development process. GitHub is a repository hosting service tool that features collaboration and access control.
Below is a table of differences between GitLab and GitHub
|GitLab was developed by Dmitriy Zaporozhets and Valery Sizov.
|GitHub was developed by Chris Wanstrath, Tom Preston-Werner, P. J. Hyett, and Scott Chacon.
|GitLab is open-source for community edition.
|GitHub is not open source.
|It allows users to make public repository.
|It allows users to have unlimited free repository.
|GitLab also provides free private repository.
|GitHub allows users to have free private repository but with a maximum of three collaborators.
|GitLab provides the feature of navigation into the repository.
|GitHub allows users to navigate usability.
|GitLab provides user to see project development charts.
|GitHub doesn’t have this feature yet but they can check the commit history.
|GitLab is freely available and open is source for community edition It is a cloud-native application and is highly secure.
|It helps us create an organized document for the project.
|GitLab is available with many bugs and it makes the user experience sloppy.
|It is difficult to manage code reviews for first-timers. There is a limited private repository. It supports only Git version control.
|It is owned by GitLab Inc.
|It is owned by Microsoft Corporation.
|More secure than Github.
|It is less secure as security Dashboard, License Compliance is missing in GitHub.
|Gitlab supports adding other types of attachments.
|GitHub does not allow adding other types of attachments.