Compare Bamboo vs. Jenkins

Bamboo is ranked 5th in Build Automation with 1 review while Jenkins is ranked 1st in Build Automation with 12 reviews. Bamboo is rated 8.0, while Jenkins is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Bamboo writes "Good system customization, with good overall features and functionality". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Jenkins writes "Significantly reduces build times, automates frequent manual tasks, reduces errors". Bamboo is most compared with Jenkins, TeamCity and GitLab, whereas Jenkins is most compared with TeamCity, GoCD and IBM Rational Build Forge.
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One of the big things that made us choose Bamboo, is it seamlessly integrates its APIs into NetSuite, which is our main ELP system.

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A lot of support material exists via a single web search of exactly what you're looking for.The most valuable features are Jenkins Pipelines for ALM and full Deploy Cycle.This solution has helped us in automating the build and test process, reducing time.It is very useful for us to be able to collect and manage automatic processing pipelines.The most valuable feature is its ability to connect with different tools and technologies.There are a large number of plugins available for integration with third party systems.Having builds and test tasks triggered on commit helps not to break the product.We significantly reduced build times of large projects (more than 80k lines of Scala code) using build time on Jenkins as a time sample. It reduced the developer write-test-commit cycle time, and increased productivity.

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The solution needs to support more customization in the training. What's offered is pretty generic. They need better training and should offer more guidance.

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I think an integrated help button, that respected the context of the change/work in hand, would be a worthwhile improvement.Better and easy-to-use integration with Docker would be an improvement.The upgrades need improvement.The learning curve is quite steep at the moment.This solution would be improved with the inclusion of an Artifactory (Universal artifact repository manager).The user interface could be updated a little.Jenkins relies on the old version of interface for configuration management. This needs improvement.Developer documentation for plugins, plugin development, integrations: Sometimes it’s tricky to do pretty obvious things.

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Jenkins is open source and free.I used the free OSS version all the time. It was enough for all my needs.Some of the add-ons are too expensive.It's free software with a big community behind it, which is very good.​It is free.​

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out of 25 in Build Automation
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4,318
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Reviews
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305
Avg. Rating
8.0
1st
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Views
13,635
Comparisons
10,901
Reviews
13
Average Words per Review
266
Avg. Rating
8.2
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Overview
Bamboo is a continuous integration and delivery tool that ties automated builds, tests and releases together in a single workflow. It works great alongside JIRA and Stash providing a fully traceable deployment pipeline.

Jenkins is an award-winning application that monitors executions of repeated jobs, such as building a software project or jobs run by cron.

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Neocleus, MuleSoft, InterspireAirial, Clarus Financial Technology, cubetutor, Metawidget, mysocio, namma, silverpeas, Sokkva, So Rave, tagzbox
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Software R&D Company40%
Media Company20%
Financial Services Firm20%
Marketing Services Firm10%
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Software R&D Company38%
Comms Service Provider10%
Financial Services Firm9%
Manufacturing Company7%
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