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.