DevOps Tools Comparison : Tuleap, Gitlab, Github, Redmine, Jira, Polarion

DevOps is a good way to make your software launches faster, more secure, and successful. Of course, there is no secret tool that will make you and your team DevOps, or even Agile. But there are tools that can dramatically help teams accelerate quality deliveries. 
In this article, we help you better understand which tools can do what for whom.

NB: This list is not exhaustive. We have included the DevOps tools used by the Tuleap development team and the ones Tuleap is usually compared to.

DevOps key principles



As a reminder and to keep this in mind when reading this article, here are generally three reasons to move to a DevOps approach:

Improve team work and collaboration

Rapid and Continuous Delivery

Automated Development Workflow

DevOps tool comparison: by openness and team profile

This graph positions the tools with two axes:

  • The "Open Source vs Proprietary" axis, vertically. When selecting a new tool, IT departments have to pay particular attention to the question of the licensing. As you should know, only Open Source software brings long-term viability and more security. Read 10 advantages of Open Source for the enterprise
  • The "team profile" axis, horizontally. Depending on the type of departments you would like to empower, you will select a solution focused on one single objective or a full-featured tool if you want to improve collaboration between teams.

DevOps tool comparison: by people

Business Analysts Product Managers Project Leads Developers Testers IT pros Service Desk Customers
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DevOps tool comparison: by development step



Customize work space, roles, granular permissions


Plan product releases


Manage Agile projects. Scrum +Kanban


Track items with tailored workflow


Version code


Review code


Test E2E


Build CI


Operate Monitor
Not all editions
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Separately adds-on


Want a secure and sustainable DevOps tool, enhanced with powerful Agile capabilities? This is the place.

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