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Real User
Chief Specialist at a government with 501-1,000 employees
Mar 21 2019

What do you think of Coverity?

What is our primary use case?

I am using the latest version for my business. I personally do product evaluations, and this product has improved the efficiency of my work.

How has it helped my organization?

The product improves the way that we do product evaluations.

What is most valuable?

It improves the quality of my work. 

What needs improvement?

They could improve the usability. For example, how you set things up, even though it's straightforward, it could be still be easier.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability works quite well.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability is good enough.

How are customer service and technical support?

We haven't had any problems with the product so far.

If you

DanaFrost
Real User
User
Apr 14 2019

What is most valuable?

* I like that it gives advice and training on how to resolve the most common quality issues. * Links to more details on each issue and the background and risks.

How has it helped my organization?

Coverity provides developers with a good, best practice, coding advice, and tracks risks of poor coding quality. Coverity reports have urged developers to improve the quality of their code.

What needs improvement?

* Ability to follow source file s-links into the target location for issuing assignments through GIT. Our current build environment uses symbolic links into the git repo and Coverity does not follow the link into the actual location of the… more»
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Haroon Mansoori
Consultant
Sr. Manager/Sr. Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jul 08 2018

What is most valuable?

* Lowest false positive rate * Faster scanning time * Inline context-sensitive help and other supportive artifacts which help developers. * Customizable triage options * Integrations with CI/CD tools, etc.

How has it helped my organization?

* Ease of development teams to adopt. * Faster scanning * Lowest false positives * No unnecessary bloating of a huge defect list. These have helped us to focus on the things which need attention.

What needs improvement?

* Reporting engine needs to be more robust. * Custom reporting is a must have. * Perhaps, the availability of connectors to popular open source BI tools, such as BIRT, JasperReports, or Pentaho may add value.

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What is Coverity?

Synopsys Static Analysis helps reduce risk and lower overall project cost by identifying critical quality defects and potential security vulnerabilities during development, with accurate and actionable remediation guidance, based on patented techniques and a decade of research and development and analysis of over 10 billion lines of proprietary and open source code.
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Synopsys Static Analysis
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