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Wiki Comparison

By Harry Fuecks

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Quick link: if you’re looking for a Wiki but having trouble choosing on of many Wiki engines, have a look at WikiMatrix.

It seems to have spun out of this Dokuwiki page and provides (primarily) functional comparison of different wiki engines (which is interesting in itself that Wiki software has become so well defined).

Opinion: although it’s a better place to start comparing wiki’s than anything else I’ve seen, to me what’s missing is things like “ease of maintenance”, “performance”, “scales to X pages / hits (link to real site)”, “actively developed / maintained”, “mean time to fix bugs / security issues” etc. But still a good start.

Harry Fuecks is the Engineering Project Lead at Tamedia and formerly the Head of Engineering at Squirro. He is a data-driven facilitator, leader, coach and specializes in line management, hiring software engineers, analytics, mobile, and marketing. Harry also enjoys writing and you can read his articles on SitePoint and Medium.