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Git Integration Server/Data Center vs Jira Cloud – Feature Comparison

See also Feature matrix of Git Integration for Jira Cloud on which features are offered when using a specific type of integration.

We publish roadmaps for Jira Cloud and Jira Server + Data Center. If you have questions about specific differences between Jira Server + Data Center and Jira Cloud – contact us through our support desk.

Features Git Integration for Jira Server
Git Integration for Jira Data Center
Git Integration for Jira Cloud
Automatic workflow triggers *  *
Disable indexing
▶  Individual repositories
▶  Individual integrations
Manual reindexing of all integrations/repositories
▶  Individual repositories (if configured as plain git)
▶  Individual integrations
▶  All repositories + integrations
Repository browser
▶  Browse
▶  Commits
▶  Compare
Connecting git to Jira – any git repository (HTTPS/SSH)
Full feature integrations 1
▶  GitHub Enterprise (self-hosted) 1
▶  GitLab CE/EE (self-hosted) 1
▶  Bitbucket Cloud
▶  Microsoft

  • Azure DevOps Repos (Cloud)
  • Azure DevOps Server (self-hosted) 1
  • Team Foundation Server (self-hosted 1
  • Visual Studio Team Services (Cloud)
▶  AWS CodeCommit
▶  Tracked Folders (local folders
▶  Gerrit
Bulk Change (Import/Export)
Disable individual repositories/integrations
Dedicated SSH keys page
General Settings page
▶  Git Roll Up Issue Tab (project selector)
▶  Git Commits Issue and Project Tabs (project selector)  (no project selector)
▶  Allow new commits to change Last Updated field
▶  Show Git Integration side panel
▶  Calculate and show Git tags in side panel
▶  Enable JQL searching
▶  Show Git commits in Activity Stream
▶  Enable branch create/delete
▶  Enable pull/merge request creation
▶  Branch name template
▶  Branch Name Templates Separator
▶  Max Branch Name Length
▶  Email Settings
▶  Repository Reindex interval
▶  Max Open Pack Files Count
▶  Garbage Collection
▶  Diff settings
▶  File encoding
▶  Discard cloned files from Jira home directory DEPRECATED
▶  Git operations timeout
▶  Show View all repositories page
▶  Send Development Information to Jira Cloud
▶  Jira Cloud Smart Commits & Workflow Triggers
▶  Enable Git Integration Smart Commits
▶  Scheduled jobs
▶  Audit log settings
Activity Stream 2
JQL 3 *
▶  Reindex all repositories
▶  Reindex integrations
▶  Reindex repositories
▶  Parse webhook payload from GitHub, GitLab
▶  Webhook log viewer
REST API (Reindex, Bulk Change, Repositories, Commits, Branches, Tags etc.)  (in backlog)
Git Commit issue tab (show commits, code diff, and weblinks to git service) *
Git Roll Up issue tab
▶  Commit summary
▶  Commit statistics
▶  Issue-wide diff
▶  Issue related to all commits
Issue sidebar (developer panel)
▶  Number of commits
▶  Branches (List associated branches, create branches+, delete branches) +(+ Gerrit) +( Gerrit)
▶  Pull/merge requests (List associated PR/MR, create PR/MR etc)
▶  Pull/merge requests (Include link to Jira issue in new PRs/MRs) (GIT-3687)
▶  Tags (Display associated tags via commit)
Integrates with Jira Agile
Smart Commits
▶  #time, #comment, #transition, #label
▶  #assign, #fixversion, #affectsversion
Commit Email notifications 4
Localization support (English, German. Russian, French, Polish, Spanish, Japanese and Chinese language translations) (in backlog)
Project Permissions 5  (Associate repositories + integrations with all or specific Jira projects)
Commit associations
▶  Commit messages
▶  Manual associations in app
▶  Git notes
View Code Diffs in Jira 6
▶  Code expanders to see context of changes in diff screen

* Requires Jira Development Information to be enabled in the General settings.

1 See information for self-hosted git servers in Jira Cloud below:

When connecting a self-hosted git server to Git Integration for Jira Cloud, the git server must have a publicly addressable + route-able address. For example,, MS Azure, and other services hosted on the “public cloud” work without any administrator interventions.

For more information, see Whitelist BigBrassBand Cloud.

2 No support on Jira Cloud for third-party publishing to Jira Activity Stream.

3 See JQL examples below:

Git Integration for Jira Server / Jira Data Center

  • gitCommitsReferenced is not empty
  • gitCommitsReferenced is empty
  • gitBranch in (Version-5.2, Version-5.3)

Git Integration for Jira Cloud

  • development[commits].all > 15
  • development[pullrequests].open > 0

4 GIT INTEGRATION: JIRA CLOUD Smart commit email notifications will fail when using Jira Development Information.

5 GIT INTEGRATION: JIRA CLOUD Jira Development Information is not controlled by Project Permissions.

6 See notes below:

Git Integration for Jira Server | Git Integration for Jira Data Center
Jira administrators have the option to disable this feature.

Git Integration for Jira Cloud
There is no setting to disable this feature.

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