Coverity Pros and Cons

Coverity Pros

reviewer1428837
Security Consultant at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
The most valuable feature is that there were not a whole lot of false positives, at least on the codebases that I looked at.
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Nachu Subramanian
Head of DevOps Engineering Center of Excellence at OCBC Bank
Coverity is quite stable and we haven’t had any issues or any downtime.
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Yantao Zhao
Software Integration Engineer at Thales Australia
The features I find most valuable is that our entire company can publish the analysis results into our central space.
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reviewer1419987
Senior Technical Specialist at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
The most valuable feature is the integration with Jenkins.
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SecurityEngineer0015
Security Engineer at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
The security analysis features are the most valuable features of this solution.
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reviewer1442352
Director at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
It provides reports about a lot of potential defects.
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ChiefSpe9178
Chief Specialist at a government with 501-1,000 employees
The solution has helped to increase staff productivity and improved our work significantly by approximately 20 percent.
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Coverity Cons

reviewer1428837
Security Consultant at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
It should be easier to specify your own validation routines and sanitation routines.
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Nachu Subramanian
Head of DevOps Engineering Center of Excellence at OCBC Bank
I would like to see integration with popular IDEs, such as Eclipse.
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Yantao Zhao
Software Integration Engineer at Thales Australia
The setup takes very long.
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reviewer1419987
Senior Technical Specialist at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Ideally, it would have a user-based license that does not have a restriction in the number of lines of code.
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SecurityEngineer0015
Security Engineer at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
The quality of the code needs improvement.
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reviewer1442352
Director at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees
Its price can be improved. Price is always an issue with Synopsys.
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ChiefSpe9178
Chief Specialist at a government with 501-1,000 employees
They could improve the usability. For example, how you set things up, even though it's straightforward, it could be still be easier.
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Learn what your peers think about Coverity. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: October 2020.
448,290 professionals have used our research since 2012.