International Conference on Advanced Computing, Communication and Networks - CCN 2011
Author(s) : JUGNU GAUR, OCHIN
Traditionally bugs used to be reported and managed within excel sheets. But the problem was bugs were hard to manage, not accessible to everyone concerned in the project, difficult to monitor module wise defects, progress of the bugs resolution and on the basis of severity and priority wise defects analysis were not there. So the need of a common web based repository felt to manage and track the progress of all the reported bugs. Hence Bug Tracking tools or Bug Management Tools introduced as a web based applications. Here we are discussing and comparing four open source bug management tools named Bugzilla, AssemblaTickets, Request Tracker, MantisBT. Due to open source the cost to the companies would also managed. The detailed comparisons will help the individual or teams to choose anyone among these as per their requirements.