Compare GitLab vs. TeamCity

GitLab is ranked 5th in Build Automation with 1 review while TeamCity is ranked 3rd in Build Automation with 4 reviews. GitLab is rated 9.0, while TeamCity is rated 9.0. 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, Jenkins and Bamboo, whereas TeamCity is most compared with Jenkins, GitLab and Bamboo.
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The dashboard and interface make it easy to use.

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The most valuable aspect of the solution is its easy configuration. It also has multiple plugins that can be used especially for building .net applications.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.

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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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If there was more documentation that was easier to locate, it would be helpful for users.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.

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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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Sample Customers
Siemens, University of Washington, Equinix, Paessler AG, CNCF, Ticketmaster, CERN, VaadinToyota, Xerox, Apple, MIT, Volkswagen, HP, Twitter, Expedia
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm25%
Energy/Utilities Company13%
Leisure / Travel Company13%
Security Firm13%
Software R&D Company39%
Comms Service Provider29%
Pharma/Biotech Company14%
Non Profit4%
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