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Azure DevOps vs Drone.io: What are the differences?

What is Azure DevOps? Services for teams to share code, track work, and ship software. Azure DevOps provides unlimited private Git hosting, cloud build for continuous integration, agile planning, and release management for continuous delivery to the cloud and on-premises. Includes broad IDE support.

What is Drone.io? Open source continuous integration platform built on Docker. Drone is a hosted continuous integration service. It enables you to conveniently set up projects to automatically build, test, and deploy as you make changes to your code Drone integrates seamlessly with Github, Bitbucket and Google Code as well as third party services such as Heroku, Dotcloud, Google AppEngine and more..

Azure DevOps can be classified as a tool in the "Project Management" category, while Drone.io is grouped under "Continuous Integration".

Some of the features offered by Azure DevOps are:

  • Agile Tools: kanban boards, backlogs, scrum boards
  • Reporting: dashboards, widgets, Power BI
  • Git: free private repositories, pull requests

On the other hand, Drone.io provides the following key features:

  • Free for open-source
  • GitHub, BitBucket integration
  • Browser testing

"Complete and powerful" is the primary reason why developers consider Azure DevOps over the competitors, whereas "Open source" was stated as the key factor in picking Drone.io.

According to the StackShare community, Azure DevOps has a broader approval, being mentioned in 79 company stacks & 68 developers stacks; compared to Drone.io, which is listed in 47 company stacks and 20 developer stacks.

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Pros of Azure DevOps
Pros of Drone.io
  • 51
    Complete and powerful
  • 30
    Huge extension ecosystem
  • 26
    Azure integration
  • 26
    One Stop Shop For Build server, Project Mgt, CDCI
  • 25
    Flexible and powerful
  • 15
    Everything I need. Simple and intuitive UI
  • 13
    Support Open Source
  • 8
    Integrations
  • 7
    GitHub Integration
  • 6
    Project Mgmt Features
  • 6
    Cost free for Stakeholders
  • 6
    One 4 all
  • 5
    Runs in the cloud
  • 5
    Crap
  • 3
    Agent On-Premise(Linux - Windows)
  • 2
    Aws integration
  • 2
    Link Test Cases to Stories
  • 2
    Jenkins Integration
  • 1
    GCP Integration
  • 51
    Open source
  • 50
    Built on docker
  • 27
    Free for open source
  • 23
    GitHub integration
  • 18
    Easy Setup
  • 17
    Hosted internally
  • 17
    Flexible scripting
  • 10
    Bitbucket integration
  • 7
    GitLab integration
  • 7
    Works with Heroku
  • 6
    Gogs integration
  • 4
    Browser testing
  • 4
    Works with Google AppEngine
  • 4
    Active Community
  • 3
    Works with Amazon
  • 2
    Works with Cloud Foundry
  • 2
    Gitea Integration
  • 1
    Configuration as code
  • 1
    Eazy to use
  • 1
    Easy tool to automate CI pipeline. Running in an hour
  • 1
    Easy pipelines
  • 1
    Only need yml config
  • 1
    Written in Go

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Cons of Azure DevOps
Cons of Drone.io
  • 7
    Still dependant on C# for agents
  • 4
    Half Baked
  • 4
    Not a requirements management tool
  • 4
    Capacity across cross functional teams not visibile
  • 3
    Jack of all trades, master of none
  • 3
    Poor Jenkins integration
  • 3
    Many in devops disregard MS altogether
  • 2
    Tedious for test plan/case creation
  • 2
    Very basic documentation

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What is Azure DevOps?

Azure DevOps provides unlimited private Git hosting, cloud build for continuous integration, agile planning, and release management for continuous delivery to the cloud and on-premises. Includes broad IDE support.

What is Drone.io?

Drone is a hosted continuous integration service. It enables you to conveniently set up projects to automatically build, test, and deploy as you make changes to your code. Drone integrates seamlessly with Github, Bitbucket and Google Code as well as third party services such as Heroku, Dotcloud, Google AppEngine and more.

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Jobs that mention Azure DevOps and Drone.io as a desired skillset
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London - England - United Kingdom
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Dallas - Texas - United States of America, Richardson - Texas - United States of America
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What are some alternatives to Azure DevOps and Drone.io?
Jenkins
In a nutshell Jenkins CI is the leading open-source continuous integration server. Built with Java, it provides over 300 plugins to support building and testing virtually any project.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
AWS CodePipeline
CodePipeline builds, tests, and deploys your code every time there is a code change, based on the release process models you define.
Jira
Jira's secret sauce is the way it simplifies the complexities of software development into manageable units of work. Jira comes out-of-the-box with everything agile teams need to ship value to customers faster.
Visual Studio
Visual Studio is a suite of component-based software development tools and other technologies for building powerful, high-performance applications.
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