Compare IBM Rational Build Forge vs. Jenkins

IBM Rational Build Forge is ranked 12th in Build Automation while Jenkins is ranked 1st in Build Automation with 14 reviews. IBM Rational Build Forge is rated 0, while Jenkins is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Jenkins writes "Significantly reduces build times, automates frequent manual tasks, reduces errors". IBM Rational Build Forge is most compared with Jenkins, Bamboo and CloudBees, whereas Jenkins is most compared with TeamCity, CloudBees and GoCD.
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Jenkins is open source and free.I used the free OSS version all the time. It was enough for all my needs.Some of the add-ons are too expensive.It's free software with a big community behind it, which is very good.​It is free.​Jenkins is open source.It is a free product.

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12th
out of 26 in Build Automation
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1,289
Comparisons
1,191
Reviews
0
Average Words per Review
0
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1st
out of 26 in Build Automation
Views
14,262
Comparisons
11,747
Reviews
14
Average Words per Review
280
Avg. Rating
8.2
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Overview

IBM Rational Build Forge is an adaptive execution framework that helps automate and standardize the software assembly process. Rational Build Forge helps teams standardize repetitive tasks, improve software quality and manage compliance mandates. This software scales to 25 seats. Rational Build Forge delivers:
Flexibility - gives developers self-service access to preconfigured build processes from within their integrated development environment (IDE). You can add IBM Rational software products to further enhance automation, reporting and integration.
Productivity - accelerates build and release cycles through iterative development, parallel processes and efficient use of hardware.
Compliance - simplifies compliance management with self-documenting audit trails and role-based security.
Compatibility - increases team efficiency with centralized build and release management using the tools you have today.

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
Cars.comAirial, Clarus Financial Technology, cubetutor, Metawidget, mysocio, namma, silverpeas, Sokkva, So Rave, tagzbox
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm25%
Software R&D Company25%
Media Company25%
Marketing Services Firm13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company24%
Financial Services Firm16%
Manufacturing Company11%
Comms Service Provider8%
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