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Pros
"Permission separations mean that we can grant limited permissions for each team or team member."

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"There are a large number of plugins available for integration with third party systems.""The most valuable feature is its ability to connect with different tools and technologies.""It is very useful for us to be able to collect and manage automatic processing pipelines.""This solution has helped us in automating the build and test process, reducing time.""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."

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Cons
"The documentation really should be improved by including real examples and more setup cases."

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"The user interface could be updated a little.""This solution would be improved with the inclusion of an Artifactory (Universal artifact repository manager).""The learning curve is quite steep at the moment.""The upgrades need improvement.""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."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"It's an open-source and free tool."

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"Jenkins is open source and free.""There is no cost. It is open source."

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6th
out of 31 in Build Automation
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2,879
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1
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8.0
1st
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12,189
Comparisons
9,632
Reviews
8
Average Words per Review
176
Rating
8.0
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Also Known As
Adaptive ALM, Thoughtworks Go
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Overview
GoCD is an open source continuous delivery server created by ThoughtWorks. GoCD offers businesses a first-class build and deployment engine for complete control and visibility. It was designed for continuous delivery and the concepts essential to this practice are built in at the core.

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
Ancestry.com, Barclay Card, AutoTrader, BT Financial Group, Gamesys, Nike, Vodafone, Haufe Lexware, Medidata, HooversAirial, Clarus Financial Technology, cubetutor, Metawidget, mysocio, namma, silverpeas, Sokkva, So Rave, tagzbox
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider24%
Financial Services Firm6%
Media Company5%
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Computer Software Company42%
Media Company25%
Financial Services Firm17%
Retailer8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm10%
Manufacturing Company5%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business39%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise47%
Find out what your peers are saying about Jenkins, GitLab, Chef and others in Build Automation. Updated: January 2021.
456,812 professionals have used our research since 2012.

GoCD is ranked 6th in Build Automation with 1 review while Jenkins is ranked 1st in Build Automation with 8 reviews. GoCD is rated 8.0, while Jenkins is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of GoCD writes "User-friendly interface, good integration with LDAP, and has an easily-extendable open architecture". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Jenkins writes "Useful for us to collect and manage automatic processing pipelines". GoCD is most compared with Concourse for VMware Tanzu, GitLab, Microsoft Azure DevOps, Tekton and Ansible, whereas Jenkins is most compared with Tekton, Harness, IBM Rational Build Forge, Digital.ai Release and CircleCI.

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