BlueSpice MediaWiki vs. Confluence

General Features BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
Version
3.2
5.2
Last Release Date
2021-03-15 (2 months ago)
2013-08-12 (7 years ago)
Last Update here
2021-03-17 (2 months ago)
2013-08-22 (7 years ago)
Author
Hallo Welt! GmbH
Atlassian
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
No
License
GPLv3
Commercial + Free personal/open source project/community use
Programming Language
PHP
Java
Data Storage
Database
Database
License Cost/ Fee
0
starting at US $10 installed (unlimited wikis)
Development status
Mature
Mature
Intended Audience
Enterprise + Technical Teams
Enterprise + Technical Teams
Hosting Features BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
Storage Quota
N/A
Unlimited
Bandwidth Quota
N/A
Other Limits
N/A
No
Topic Restrictions
N/A
No
Corporate Branding
N/A
Yes
Own Domain
N/A
Optional
Ads allowed
N/A
No
System Requirements BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
Operating System
Linux, Windows
Windows, Linux and Unix variants
Root Access
Yes
No
Webserver
Apache 2+ / IIS 8+
Apache Tomcat
Other Requirements
Apache Tomcat 8, ElasticSearch 6+, Java 8+, NodeJS 6+
Oracle JDK 1.6.0_4+
Datastorage BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
Text Files
No
No
MySQL
Yes
Yes
PostgreSQL
No
Yes
Oracle
No
Yes
SQLite
No
No
BerkeleyDB
No
No
RCS
No
No
Other
Security/Anti-Spam BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
Page Permissions
Yes
Yes
ACL
Yes
Yes
Authentication Backends
Yes
LDAP, NTLM, Siteminder, CAS and more
Host Blocking
Yes
No
Mail Encryption
No
Optional
nofollow
Optional
Optional
Blacklist
Yes
No
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Yes
Delayed Indexing
No
No
Development/Support BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
# of Consultants
Preconfigured Hosting
Yes
Yes
Code Repository
Issue Tracker
Mailing List
Support Forum
Chat Channel
Stars on GitHub
N/A
N/A
Common Features BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
Preview
Yes
Yes
Minor Changes
Yes
Yes
Change Summary
Yes
Yes
Page History
Yes
Yes
Page Revisions
Unlimited
Unlimited
Revision Diffs
Between all
Between all
Sitemap
Yes
Yes
Plugin System
Yes
Yes
Special Features BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
Unicode Support
Yes
Yes
Right-to-Left Support
Optional
No
Interface Languages
30
Arabic, Bashkir, Breton, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Persian, French, Galician, Hebrew, Interlingua, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Dutch, Occitan, Polish, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Slovenian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
15
Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili, Chinese, Chinese Traditional
Email notification
Yes
Yes
Comments
Discussion Pages
Threaded
Categories
Yes
Yes
Namespaces
Yes
Yes
Conflict Handling
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
Concurrent Editing
No
Unknown
Search
Full Text
Full Text
Wiki Farming
Plugin
Yes
Structured Data
Plugin
Plugin
Links BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
CamelCase
No
Yes
Freelinks
Yes
Yes
Backlinks
Yes
Yes
InterWiki
Yes
Optional
SisterWiki
No
No
Image Links
Yes
Yes
Windows Shares
No
Yes
Page Redirects
Yes
Plugin
Syntax Features BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
HTML Tags
Optional
Optional
Math formulas
Plugin
Plugin
Tables
simple + complex
simple + complex
CREOLE support
No
No
Markdown Support
No
No
Textile Support
No
Yes
BBCode Support
No
No
Emoticon Images
Yes
Yes
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Footnotes
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
No
Yes
Internal Comments
Yes
Plugin
Custom styles
Yes
Yes
FAQ Tags
No
Yes
Scripting
Java Script
Macros, plugins, widgets, JavaScript and more
Content Includes
Yes
Yes
Feed Aggregation
Yes
Yes
Usability BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
Section Editing
Yes
No
Page Templates
Yes
Yes
Double-Click Edit
Optional
No
Toolbar
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editing
Yes
Yes
Access Keys
Yes
Yes
Auto Signature
Yes
No
Statistics BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
Recent Changes
Yes
Yes
Wanted Pages
Yes
Yes
Orphaned Pages
Yes
Yes
Most/Least Popular
Yes
Yes
Recent Visitors
Yes
No
Analysis
Yes
Yes
Output BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
Printer Friendly
Print CSS
Print CSS
Mobile Friendly
Yes
Plugin
Themes & Skins
Yes
Yes
RSS Feeds
Yes
Yes
ATOM Feeds
Yes
Yes
Abbreviations
No
No
Auto-TOC
Yes
Yes
Raw Export
Yes
Yes
HTML Export
Yes
Yes
XML export
Yes
Yes
PDF Export
Yes
Yes
Office Export
Optional
Unknown
Media and Files BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
File Attachments
Yes
Yes
Media Revisions
Yes
Yes
Embedded Flash
Plugin
Yes
Embedded Video
Yes
Yes
Image Editing
No
Plugin
SVG Editing
No
Plugin
MindMap Editing
Plugin
Plugin
Media Search
Keywords
Contents
Extras BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Image Galleries
Yes
Yes
Presentations
Plugin
Unknown
Forums
Plugin
Plugin
Blogs
Plugin
Yes
Ticket System
Optional
Plugin
Chat
Plugin
Unknown
Syntax Examples BlueSpice MediaWiki Confluence
Internal Link
[[a link]]
[[a link|with title]]
[Page Title]
[Link Title|Page Title#anchor]
[~username]
[^attachment.doc]
External Link
[http://example.org The title]
[http://www.example.com]
[Link Title|http://www.example.com]
[Shortcut Link|PageName@otherwiki]
Headlines
==Section==
===Subsection===
====Sub-subsection====
h1. Top Level Heading
h2. Smaller Heading
h6. Smallest Heading
Bold Format
'''bold'''
*bold*
Italics Format
''italic''
_italics_
Underline Format
<u>underlined</u>
+underline+
Monospace Format
<tt>monospace</tt>
{{monospace}}
Strikethrough Format
<s>strikethrough</s>
-strikethrough-
Superscript Format
<sup>superscript</sup>
^superscript^
Subscript Format
<sub>subscript</sub>
~subscript~
Images
[[Image:wiki.png]]
Aligning Text
<center>Centered</center>
Text Indentation
: indented line
Bulleted Lists
* Item 1
** Item 1.2
* Item 2
* one
** one-two
* two
* three
Numbered Lists
# Item 1
## Item 1.2
# Item 2
# one
## one-two
# two
# three
Definition Lists
; term : definition
Horizontal Rule
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