Jenkins Reviews

Filter by:Reset all filters
industry
Filter Unavailable
Company Size
Filter Unavailable
Job Level
Filter Unavailable
rating
Filter Unavailable
Real User
Software Engineer at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jan 24 2018

What is most valuable?

* Configuration management: It is so easy to configure a Jenkins instance. Migrate configuration to a new environment just by copying XML files and setting up new nodes. * Programmable pipelines: In recent versions, Jenkins has a Groovy... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Most obvious: Having builds and test tasks triggered on commit helps not to break the product. From my own experience: We significantly reduced build times of large projects (more than 80k lines of Scala code) using build time on Jenkins as a... more»

What needs improvement?

UI: Jenkins relies on the old version of interface for configuration management. Developer documentation for plugins, plugin development, integrations: Sometimes it’s tricky to do pretty obvious things.
Real User
Senior Automation Test Developer/Automation Test Architect at a software R&D company with 51-200 employees
Jan 30 2018

What is most valuable?

Jenkins: pipeline/delivery pipeline and we can use shell script in the configuration. Jenkins has a lot of plugins. TeamCity: We can run automaton tests.

How has it helped my organization?

CI tools such Jenkins and TeamCity, totally helps our release and tests. It saves our money, time and labour cost. And make release/delivery of the our product more visible. It drives the development team and other departments’s ambition.

What needs improvement?

For Jenkins: It needs to have less bugs. I do not how they test the plugins, but sometimes, the plugins have issues. I have no time to check where to report the issue. For TeamCity: It need to be cheaper.
Find out what your peers are saying about Jenkins, Atlassian, JetBrains and others in Build Automation.
283,354 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Real User
Software Engineer at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 03 2017

What is most valuable?

* Continuous Integration. Jenkins can integrate with almost any systems used for application development and testing, with its plugins. * It is open source and can be hosted on-premise. * Because of its wide usage and support forums, one can... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Jenkins has helped make teams more independent. For example, if a developer wants to check if the changes they are working on have any performance impact on their application, they would typically ask the performance engineer to do load tests... more»

What needs improvement?

Upgrading and maintaining plugins can be painful, as sometimes upgrading a plugin can break functionality of another plugin that a job is dependent on.
Real User
Senior Automation Test Developer/Automation Test Architect at a software R&D company with 51-200 employees
Nov 26 2017

What do you think of Jenkins?

Valuable Features CD/CI pipeline Different types of jobs, such as Pipeline, Build, Freestyle, Maven, etc. DSL: Groovy for complicated pipeline flow. Tons of plugins Is able to integrate with other systems. Free Easy to use Jenkins Docker. • Improvements to My Organization It improves our release. It makes the release faster by adding an automated deploy and automation tests. • Room for Improvement The bug fix speed is very slow. • Use of Solution More than six years. • Stability Issues Some plugins have critical bugs and are not able to be used. • Scalability Issues Most of time, Jenkins is works well. But when you scale up, you need an administrator to manage Jenkins. • Customer Service and Technical Support You need an internal admin for Jenkins. •...
Real User
Software Tester at a tech vendor
Nov 26 2017

What do you think of Jenkins?

Valuable Features We use Jenkins to automatically build Python binaries into several OS's i.e. OS X, Ubuntu, Windows 32-bit and Windows 64-bit. • Improvements to My Organization We are a company run by remote workers. Using Jenkins really helps us in moving our products forward into a number of different customer segments. • Room for Improvement I think the UI and the UX can be improved. In our case, we have several products built using Jenkins. It is quite difficult to navigate into the latest stable build in a given OS. • Use of Solution Two years. • Stability Issues No stability issues. • Scalability Issues No scalability issues. As long as the configuration is set correctly, there is nothing difficult in scaling up. • Customer Service and Technical...
See 4 more reviews

Articles

User Assessments By Topic About Jenkins

Find out what your peers are saying about Jenkins, Atlassian, JetBrains and others in Build Automation.
283,354 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Jenkins Questions

Jenkins Projects By Members

Jenkins Consultants

What is Jenkins?

Jenkins is an award-winning application that monitors executions of repeated jobs, such as building a software project or jobs run by cron.
Jenkins customers
Airial, Clarus Financial Technology, cubetutor, Metawidget, mysocio, namma, silverpeas, Sokkva, So Rave, tagzbox
BUYER'S GUIDE
Not sure which Build Automation solution is right for you?

Download our free Build Automation Report and find out what your peers are saying about Jenkins, Atlassian, JetBrains, and more!

Sign Up with Email