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Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Rational Build Forge vs. TeamCity and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
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"Very good reporting features.""All features are useful. Our customer doesn't have any complaints about the tool. It works pretty well for what they want and what they need to do."

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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.""TeamCity is very useful due to the fact that it has a strong plug-in system.""The integration is a valuable feature.""We would like to see better integration with other version controls, since we encountered difficulty when this we first attempted."

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"Not user friendly for the layman.""Its logging can be improved. When something goes wrong, it is not always very easy to find the problem. It is hard to identify whether the problem is because of low memory in the server or some configuration in Rational Build Forge. The error logs are not very detailed, and they should provide more information. It should also have more integration with third-party tools. It would be great to have more integration with third-party tools."

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"If there was more documentation that was easier to locate, it would be helpful for users.""If TeamCity could create more out of the box solutions to make it more user friendly and create more use cases, that would be ideal."

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"The licensing is on an annual basis."

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Top Answer: All features are useful. Our customer doesn't have any complaints about the tool. It works pretty well for what they want and what they need to do.
Top Answer: Its logging can be improved. When something goes wrong, it is not always very easy to find the problem. It is hard to identify whether the problem is because of low memory in the server or some… more »
Top Answer: Our customer uses this solution for building some of their applications in CI/CD. They are using its latest version.
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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.

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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Toyota, Xerox, Apple, MIT, Volkswagen, HP, Twitter, Expedia
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm14%
Educational Organization7%
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm22%
Leisure / Travel Company11%
Non Tech Company11%
Media Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm17%
Manufacturing Company5%
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Small Business36%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise45%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Rational Build Forge vs. TeamCity and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
534,768 professionals have used our research since 2012.

IBM Rational Build Forge is ranked 10th in Build Automation with 2 reviews while TeamCity is ranked 5th in Build Automation with 3 reviews. IBM Rational Build Forge is rated 9.0, while TeamCity is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Rational Build Forge writes "Great reporting features and very functional". On the other hand, the top reviewer of TeamCity writes "Scalable and simple to use with lots of very good plug-ins". IBM Rational Build Forge is most compared with Jenkins and Bamboo, whereas TeamCity is most compared with GitLab, Jenkins, Harness, Bamboo and Tekton. See our IBM Rational Build Forge vs. TeamCity report.

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