Anonymous UserSoftware Engineering Manager at a manufacturing company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The orchestration, building the release, and then just executing it and managing that pipeline — the orchestration capabilities are great for that."
"The most valuable features are Jenkins Pipelines for ALM and full Deploy Cycle."
"A lot of support material exists via a single web search of exactly what you're looking for."
"It is open source, flexible, scalable, and easy to use. It is easy to maintain for the administrator. It is a continuous integration tool, and its enterprise version is quite mature. It has good integrations and plug-ins. Azure DevOps can also be integrated with Jenkins."
"Jenkins is very stable."
"The auto-schedule feature is valuable. Another valuable feature is that Jenkins does not trigger a build when there is no change in any of the systems. Jenkins also supports most of the open-source plug-ins."
"The automated elements are easy to use and you can put them into your server."
"It is easy to use."
"The backfill could be improved, we could automate that. Right now it's subjective — it's up to the lead developer's memory to remember to backfill."
"Better and easy-to-use integration with Docker would be an improvement."
"I think an integrated help button, that respected the context of the change/work in hand, would be a worthwhile improvement."
"Its schedule builds need improvement. It should have scheduling features in the platform rather than using external plug-ins."
"The documentation could be more friendly, and more examples of how to use it."
"There are a lot of things that they can try to improvise. They can reduce a lot of configurations. It is currently supporting Groovy for scripting. It would be really good if it can be improvised for Python because, for most of the automation, we have Python as a script. It would be good if can also support Python. We have a lot of Android builds. These Android builds can be a part of Jenkins. It can have some plug-ins or configurations for Android builds. There should also be some internal matrix to check the performance. We also want to have more REST API support, which is currently not much in Jenkins. We are not able to get more information about running Jenkins. More REST API support should be provided."
"The scriptwriting process could be improved in this solution in the future."
"It could be cheaper."
"Overall, the price is just too high; especially considering we're in the middle of a pandemic."
"There is no cost. It is open source."
"The solution is one of the lowest costs compared to competitors."
"It could be cheaper because there are many solutions available in the market. We are paying yearly."
Automate, orchestrate, and gain visibility into your release pipelines at scale using Digital.ai Release, a release management tool that is designed for enterprises. Control and track releases, standardize processes, and bake compliance and security into your software release pipelines.
Jenkins is an award-winning application that monitors executions of repeated jobs, such as building a software project or jobs run by cron.
Digital.ai Release is ranked 7th in Build Automation with 1 review while Jenkins is ranked 2nd in Build Automation with 8 reviews. Digital.ai Release is rated 8.0, while Jenkins is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Digital.ai Release writes "Plan, track, and execute release plans from code drop to end user". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Jenkins writes "Supports most of the open-source plug-ins, has the auto-schedule feature, and does not trigger a build when there is no change". Digital.ai Release is most compared with Microsoft Azure DevOps, Plutora, GitLab, Bamboo and Harness, whereas Jenkins is most compared with Tekton, Harness, TeamCity, IBM Rational Build Forge and Chef.
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