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2018-06-03T09:17:00Z

What needs improvement with Jenkins?

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Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Jenkins.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Top 20Real User

Sometimes, random errors of metadata are not there, which causes delays. These are essentially gaps in the information being passed to the job. This could be reduced and would save a lot of time. Jenkins runs in correlation with GitHub but can only run one job at a time. Also, that job is a pre-selected job. So, if you select a particular job, then that job would run for all your pull requests. It would be amazing if for pull request one, for example, I could do build one, and for pull request two, I could do build two.

2021-10-25T16:03:47Z
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Top 20Real User

I think the logs could be improved so that anyone using the build for the first time gets a better view as to how it's performing, what the data is, and what processing is occurring. I'd like to see errors displayed differently. It currently takes an effort to find out where an error is and I think the error message and logging which is not jargon-based, is something I would like to see included.

2021-09-14T15:43:59Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The solution could improve by having more advanced integrations.

2021-08-18T19:26:32Z
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Top 20Real User

Despite there being a whole lot of community input on the solution, nobody is providing professional services around it. Jenkins itself is a very small company but it would be great if they could host and offer some kind of SaaS product which would provide an organizational structure of some sort.

2021-07-27T00:01:40Z
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Consultant

The scriptwriting process could be improved in this solution in the future.

2021-05-11T14:22:15Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

It would help if they offered more integrations.

2021-04-13T06:05:00Z
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Real User

The documentation could be more friendly, and more examples of how to use it. This would make for easier implementation in several environments.

2021-02-24T08:06:00Z
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Top 5Real User

Its schedule builds need improvement. It should have scheduling features in the platform rather than using external plug-ins.

2020-12-25T02:40:36Z
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Real User

I think an integrated help button, that respected the context of the change/work in hand, would be a worthwhile improvement.

2019-11-26T11:47:00Z
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Real User

I would like to have more Steps commands for better integration with other platforms. Better and easy-to-use integration with Docker would be an improvement.

2019-09-19T11:25:00Z
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Real User

The upgrades need improvement.

2019-06-27T08:58:00Z
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Vendor

We have issues with the following points: * The usability and user interface could be improved. * Clearer feedback for problems and errors would be useful. * The learning curve is quite steep at the moment. * Our security policy does not allow normal users to introduce additional modules. A simpler way of extending the basic functionality would be nice.

2019-05-14T07:51:00Z
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Real User

This solution would be improved with the inclusion of an Artifactory (Universal artifact repository manager).

2019-05-09T18:50:00Z
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Real User

The user interface could be updated a little. I think that a REST API is needed to expand the integration capabilities.

2019-04-16T12:53:00Z
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LeaderboardReal User

They should improve the Version Control tracking system in Jenkins.

2018-09-05T04:49:00Z
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Real User

I think we have everything we need in Jenkins, really we're content with what we have in it. If I had to name something, I'd like to see more on the cloud, cloud integration, like to Amazon and Google. I'd like to see more plugins for those.

2018-06-03T09:17:00Z
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