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||39||16.32%||Git vs. Github|
|Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)||24||10.04%||Git vs. Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)|
|Microsoft Visual SourceSafe||15||6.28%||Git vs. Microsoft Visual SourceSafe|
|Bitbucket||13||5.44%||Git vs. Bitbucket|
|GitLab||11||4.60%||Git vs. GitLab|
|Visual Studio Team Services||11||4.60%||Git vs. Visual Studio Team Services|
|PVCS Professional Suite||10||4.18%||Git vs. PVCS Professional Suite|
|Mercurial||9||3.77%||Git vs. Mercurial|
|Apache Subversion||8||3.35%||Git vs. Apache Subversion|
|TortoiseSVN||5||2.09%||Git vs. TortoiseSVN|
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