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2018-07-30T09:01:00Z

What is your experience regarding pricing and costs for SonarQube?

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Top 20Real User

We purchased a SonarQube developer license. We do not have the enterprise version. We pay for licensing on a yearly basis. On the pricing side, it's 3,000 Euros for 1 million lines of code. Even if you look at the open-source, the open-source almost provide similar functions. Of course, some additional language support, among other things, however, the rest is available in open-source. If they can reduce the price, then I believe more people will join the licensed version rather than open-source. Pricing is a bit high based on the fact that they're already providing the open-source for free, and that also includes almost all the necessary items. People will not pay for the license if they can get most items for free. I would suggest if they reduce the price, that definitely it will boost the business.

2021-11-03T20:00:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The process of purchasing the solution could improve.

2021-10-08T20:35:29Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We are using the community version of the solution and we plan on purchasing licenses for the upgraded version soon. There is a limitation on how many lines of code can be scanned and this is why we are going to purchase a license for an increased amount.

2021-09-08T22:55:59Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The solution has a free version and a license version. The license is priced reasonably, the cost of hiring one programmer is more expensive than the solution. The licensing process could be improved. We need to contact purchasing to receive the key for the license but the process should be automatic, similar to a SAS purchase.

2021-09-07T14:07:28Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We pay €10 per month for this solution, which is good. It provides good value for money.

2021-08-10T12:55:11Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The solution is open-source. It's free to use.

2021-07-13T17:41:51Z
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Top 5Reseller

The price of this solution is more expensive than competitors. However, it works better than competitors.

2021-07-09T14:33:24Z
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Real User

The price of the solution could be reduced.

2021-07-08T23:21:08Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Licensing costs could be lower. We paid around 60,000 Singapore Dollars for our 20 million lines of code.

2021-06-17T10:22:05Z
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Top 20Reseller

SonarQube price is a little bit higher than Kiuwan's. Kiuwan also gives a little bit of flexibility in terms of pricing.

2021-06-03T16:08:51Z
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Top 20Real User

What we are looking at in the future is a bit of a price reduction. The pricing that we have been quoted for the next version is a little expensive. The pricing could be also a bit reduced.

2021-04-29T13:02:30Z
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Top 20Real User

I do not know the price of the solution since I have not been involved in purchasing licenses. However, this solution requires a license and we have enterprise-level licenses for our organization and for our client. The beauty of this solution is the free open-source version is capable enough in doing pretty much what an enterprise-level version can do. The enterprise-level has only a few more options, such as better reporting and generating PDFs. If you have a small-scale project or if you do not have a high budget, I think open-source will do wonders.

2021-03-31T04:33:12Z
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Top 20Real User

We have partnered with B2B American to help with the purchasing of the license. We have just been approved to purchase SonarQube Developer Edition. We have a license with 125,000 lines of code. We did not purchase a lot of lines but it is specific to our code environment. It's an open-source solution.

2021-02-02T10:26:08Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Unless you use a tech stack that is not supported, use the community version; there are no hidden costs or licensing required.

2021-01-08T15:43:25Z
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Top 20Real User

The development license cost is reasonable, and we've had no concerns about SonarQube when it comes to cost.

2021-01-06T10:11:58Z
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Real User

I think comparing the product to competitors it should be less expensive.

2020-12-24T15:03:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It's a bit expensive for us. The currency rate of the dollar is a problem but it may be fine for other countries. This solution provides good features for users.

2020-12-07T17:49:08Z
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Top 20Real User

SonarQube is an open-source product that can be used free of charge. It is a cost-effective solution.

2020-10-28T21:08:07Z
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Top 20Real User

Right now, we are not using the enterprise features of the solution. I don't know about the licensing as I was not the one who introduced SonarQube into the pipeline. I believe we are using the free community edition and therefore aren't actually paying any money for it.

2020-10-26T15:25:32Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We are using the open-source community version, but there are enterprise licenses available.

2020-09-06T08:04:35Z
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Top 20Consultant

There is a licensing fee, but I don't know the exact cost because I use this solution in partnership with other companies.

2020-09-03T07:49:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

For the Community edition, there is no extra cost. It's totally free. The Enterprise edition, Data Center edition, and Developer edition are the paid versions.

2020-09-01T05:25:12Z
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Top 20MSP

We are using the open-source version, which is available free of cost.

2020-08-20T07:50:18Z
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Top 20Real User

The developer edition is based on cost per lines of code.

2020-07-28T06:50:14Z
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Top 20Real User

Everything is included in the standard licensing.

2020-07-15T07:11:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I was using the Community Edition, which is available free of charge.

2020-07-14T08:15:51Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

SonarQube will incur hosting costs. There are SaaS options available at competitive prices too. Self-hosting SonarQube is subject to its open-source licenses documented on their website.

2020-07-06T14:59:00Z
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Top 20Real User

I am satisfied with the pricing.

2020-06-25T10:49:25Z
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Real User

The product is basically free, so implementation is the greater cost. It will cost in man-hours for deployment and resources, or in consultation. The licensing fee is negligible.

2019-06-11T11:10:00Z
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Real User

We are using the free, unlicensed version.

2019-05-23T06:09:00Z
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Real User

The costs for this application, for the kind of job it does, are pretty decent.

2019-05-22T07:18:00Z
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Real User

Some of the plugins that were previously free are not free now.

2019-05-16T07:47:00Z
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Real User

A self-hosted SonarQube on a Kubernetes cluster is very cost efficient if you already have the infrastructure and don’t need the premium features.

2019-05-06T17:08:00Z
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Real User

We purchased the solution; it's not on a monthly or annual contract.

2019-04-17T08:37:00Z
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Real User

The price point on SonarQube is good.

2018-07-30T09:01:00Z
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