IBM Rational Build Forge Competitors and Alternatives

The top IBM Rational Build Forge competitors are
  • Jenkins
  • Bamboo
Read reviews of IBM Rational Build Forge competitors and alternatives
Jenkins Logo
Ilya Lvov
Real User
QA Automation Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 16 2018

What do you think of Jenkins?

Improvements to My Organization: We used it for all continuous integration parts, like automation testing, deployment, etc. • Valuable Features: In Jenkins v.2, the most useful feature is the Pipeline plugin. The reason why I think so is that you can build your own workflow with Groove and the plugin has many useful features like parallel executing, running commands, etc. and even imagine implementing your own features on Groove. • Room for Improvement: The interface. • Use of Solution: One to three years. • Stability Issues: Yes, in Jenkins v.2. However, I am guessing that is because we used it right after the first release. • Scalability Issues: In my opinion, there is an issue with the scalability. After Jenkins has big count of jobs, it begins to lose...
Bamboo Logo
Jan Swaelens
Real User
Solution Management at a software R&D company with 51-200 employees
Apr 12 2017

What is most valuable?

We are very fond of the flexibility it offers in terms of setting up our builds. We have a wide variety of components... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Thanks to Bamboo we are able to build changes made by development quite quickly and allow them to deploy to our... more»

What needs improvement?

We are lacking proper support for branched builds using multiple source repositories. The current approach is quite... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We started out using only a number of agents and moved to a bigger setup using many remote agents over the years. The... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We came from Jenkins back in the day, I recall our most important reasons to switch where the enterprise readiness of... more»

What other advice do I have?

Plan before you start, Bamboo is 'only' that which automates. One should have a decent design of how the build needs to... more»

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