Blog Company Take GitLab Gold out for a test drive
Published on: September 19, 2018
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Take GitLab Gold out for a test drive

Free trials of GitLab Gold are now available – here's how to get started.


If you’re like me, you probably "try" new software and different products all the time. I’ve lost track of how many trials I’ve started, but I know that the trial helps me make a better decision about what to do next.

The same is true with GitLab; you really should try it out to get a sense about how much power and value is at your fingertips. What’s the difference between using the open source version of GitLab and the enterprise features of Gold / GitLab Ultimate? Night and day.

Here are a few things that you should explore in a GitLab trial:

Until now, if you wanted to explore these great GitLab features, your only option was to download GitLab Ultimate, install it, spin up your self-managed instance, and start your trial.

We’ve heard from customers that they wanted an easier way to try the enterprise features of GitLab without the extra work to download, install, and configure. Now, you can skip straight to trying GitLab with our new GitLab Gold Trial. Gold is our hosted version of Gitlab Ultimate, where you can quickly explore and test the end-to-end DevOps lifecycle features that make GitLab a one-stop solution for your entire delivery process.

Get started

Are you ready to explore GitLab Gold? You can get started in three simple steps:

  1. Register on (If you already have an account, please skip this step)
  2. Sign into
  3. Click here to start your free trial of GitLab Gold GitLab Gold Trial

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