As a distributed revision control system it is aimed at speed, data integrity, and support for distributed, non-linear workflows. Git was created by Linus Torvalds in 2005 for development of the Linux kernel, with other kernel developers contributing to its initial development.
|Top Competitors||Websites||Market Share||Versus Page|
|Github||10,075||17.23%||Git vs. Github|
|Bitbucket||4,573||7.82%||Git vs. Bitbucket|
|Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)||4,024||6.88%||Git vs. Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)|
|GitLab||2,652||4.53%||Git vs. GitLab|
|Microsoft Visual SourceSafe||2,417||4.13%||Git vs. Microsoft Visual SourceSafe|
|Apache Subversion||2,349||4.02%||Git vs. Apache Subversion|
|Mercurial||2,247||3.84%||Git vs. Mercurial|
|Visual Studio Team Services||1,854||3.17%||Git vs. Visual Studio Team Services|
|PVCS Professional Suite||1,405||2.40%||Git vs. PVCS Professional Suite|
|CVS||974||1.67%||Git vs. CVS|
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