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6th
out of 31 in Build Automation
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6,625
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1st
out of 31 in Build Automation
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12,144
Comparisons
9,611
Reviews
8
Average Words per Review
176
Rating
8.0
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Overview

Chef, is the leader in DevOps, driving collaboration through code to automate infrastructure, security, compliance and applications. Chef provides a single path to production making it faster and safer to add value to applications and meet the demands of the customer. Deployed broadly in production by the Global 5000 and used by more than half of the Fortune 500, Chef develops 100 percent of its software as open source under the Apache 2.0 license with no restrictions on its use. Chef Enterprise Automation Stackā„¢, a commercial distribution, is developed solely from that open source code and unifies security, compliance, infrastructure and application automation with observability. Chef provides an unequaled developer experience for the Coded Enterprise by enabling users to express infrastructure, security policies and the application lifecycle as code, modernizing development, packaging and delivery of any application to any platform. For more information, visit http://chef.io and follow @chef.

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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Sample Customers
Facebook, Standard Bank, GE Capital, Nordstrom, Optum, Barclays, IGN, General Motors, Scholastic, Riot Games, NCR, Gap
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Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government7%
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Computer Software Company42%
Media Company25%
Financial Services Firm17%
Retailer8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm11%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise60%
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Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise46%
Find out what your peers are saying about Jenkins, GitLab, JetBrains and others in Build Automation. Updated: February 2021.
464,369 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Chef is ranked 6th in Build Automation while Jenkins is ranked 1st in Build Automation with 8 reviews. Chef is rated 0.0, while Jenkins is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Jenkins writes "Useful for us to collect and manage automatic processing pipelines". Chef is most compared with Ansible, SCCM, BigFix, BMC TrueSight Server Automation and Microsoft Azure DevOps, whereas Jenkins is most compared with Tekton, Harness, IBM Rational Build Forge, Digital.ai Release and GoCD.

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