Compare GitLab vs. TeamCity

GitLab is ranked 6th in Build Automation with 1 review while TeamCity is ranked 4th in Build Automation with 6 reviews. GitLab is rated 9.0, while TeamCity is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of GitLab writes "A simple open-source containerized solution that scales easily". On the other hand, the top reviewer of TeamCity writes "The flexibility of the product allows it to support a seemingly infinite number of build workflows". GitLab is most compared with TeamCity, Travis CI and Jenkins, whereas TeamCity is most compared with Jenkins, GitLab and Bamboo.
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Pros
The dashboard and interface make it easy to use.

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I have not yet implemented the remote build feature, but this will be a big plus. We want to be able to build legacy products on a build agent without developers needing to have obsolete tool sets installed on their local PC.The flexibility of TeamCity allows it to fit in workflows that I have yet to imagine.It provides repeatable CI/CD throughout our company with lots of feedback on failures and successes to the intended audiences via email and Slack.Using TeamCity and emailing everyone on fail is one way to emphasize the importance of testing code and showing management why taking the time to test actually does saves time from having to fix bugs on the other end.It's easy to move to a new release because of templates and meta-runners, and agent pooling.VCS Trigger: Provides excellent source control support.Good integration with IDE and JetBrains products.

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GitLab doesn't have AWS integration. It would be better to have integration with other container management environments beyond Kubernetes. It has very good integration with Kubernetes, but it doesn't have good integration with, for example, AWS, ETS, etc.

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Their online documentation is fairly extensive, but sometimes you can end up navigating in circles to find answers. I would like them (or partner with someone)‚Äč to provide training classes to help newcomers get things up and running more quickly.It will benefit this solution if they keep up to date with other CI/CD systems out there.Last time I used it, dotnet compilation had to be done via PowerShell scripts. There was actually a lot that had to be scripted.REST API support lacks many features in customization of builds, jobs, and settings.The upgrade process could be smoother. Upgrading major versions can often cause some pain.I would suggest creating simple and advanced configurations. Advanced configurations will give more customizations like Jenkins does.

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Start with the free tier for a few build configs and see how it works for you, then according to your scale find the enterprise license which fits you the most.

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6
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346
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8.3
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GitLab is a single application with features for the whole software development and operations (DevOps) lifecycle.

TeamCity is a Continuous Integration and Deployment server that provides out-of-the-box continuous unit testing, code quality analysis, and early reporting on build problems. A simple installation process lets you deploy TeamCity and start improving your release management practices in a matter of minutes. TeamCity supports Java, .NET and Ruby development and integrates perfectly with major IDEs, version control systems, and issue tracking systems.

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