Curated list of messaging and collaboration solutions (2021)

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Introduction about messaging and collaboration solutions

Slack is used by many enterprises and open source projects, like CNCF, Kubernetes, Istio, Rancher and etc. Besides that, many communities use it. In this article, we are going to explore some of the chat and collaboration solutions.

Table: Curated list of messaging and collaboration solutions

Name License and pricing model Advantages Cons and pain points
Slack
  • Proprietary. Free plans is available but no self hosting
  • Paid plans are …
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Curated list of open source and low-cost wiki software (2020)

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Introduction about wiki software

I liked using Atlassian Confluence as wiki or knowledge management application. However, Atlassian had announced that the standalone server version would be gone in 2021 February. Also, there would be a price increase of all the existing data center version of Atlassian software.

So, let us look at other alternatives. In this article, I would briefly describe several open source and low-cost wiki and knowledge management software. We would have a summary …

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Curated list of open source and low-cost bug and issue tracking software (2020)

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Edit 1: There are changes for OTRS in 2021. On 1 Jan 2021, OTRS 6 community edition would not have new security updates. Also, the GitHub repository for OTRS 6 community is archived. So, there is no official support for OTRS 6 community edition any more.

There are two forks that I am aware at the moment: Znuny and Otobo.

Introduction about bug and issue tracking software

I had to admit I liked Atlassian Jira as …

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