GitLab with Sid Sijbrandij

GitLab is an open source platform for software development.

GitLab started with the ability to manage git repositories and now has functionality for collaboration, issue tracking, continuous integration, logging, and tracing. GitLab’s core business is selling to enterprises who want a self-hosted git installation, such as banks or other companies who prefer not to use a git service in the cloud.

The vision for GitLab is to provide a platform for managing the full software development lifecycle, from code hosting to deployment–as well as tools for observability and project management.

Sid Sijbrandij is the CEO of GitLab and he joins the show to talk about the product, the business, and the company’s vision for the future. GitLab’s strategy is to offer a set of tools that work for developers out of the box, cutting down on time spent integrating each individual vendor.

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