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Buildkite vs Concourse: What are the differences?

What is Buildkite? Fast, secure and scalable CI/CD for all your software projects. CI and build automation tool that combines the power of your own build infrastructure with the convenience of a managed, centralized web UI. Used by Shopify, Basecamp, Digital Ocean, Venmo, Cochlear, Bugsnag and more.

What is Concourse? Pipeline-based CI system written in Go. Concourse's principles reduce the risk of switching to and from Concourse, by encouraging practices that decouple your project from your CI's little details, and keeping all configuration in declarative files that can be checked into version control.

Buildkite and Concourse belong to "Continuous Integration" category of the tech stack.

"Great customer support" is the top reason why over 17 developers like Buildkite, while over 8 developers mention "Real pipelines" as the leading cause for choosing Concourse.

Concourse is an open source tool with 3.99K GitHub stars and 482 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Concourse's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Buildkite has a broader approval, being mentioned in 37 company stacks & 7 developers stacks; compared to Concourse, which is listed in 18 company stacks and 17 developer stacks.

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What is Buildkite?

CI and build automation tool that combines the power of your own build infrastructure with the convenience of a managed, centralized web UI. Used by Shopify, Basecamp, Digital Ocean, Venmo, Cochlear, Bugsnag and more.

What is Concourse?

Concourse's principles reduce the risk of switching to and from Concourse, by encouraging practices that decouple your project from your CI's little details, and keeping all configuration in declarative files that can be checked into version control.
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      What are some alternatives to Buildkite and Concourse?
      CircleCI
      Continuous integration and delivery platform helps software teams rapidly release code with confidence by automating the build, test, and deploy process. Offers a modern software development platform that lets teams ramp.
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      Free for open source projects, our CI environment provides multiple runtimes (e.g. Node.js or PHP versions), data stores and so on. Because of this, hosting your project on travis-ci.com means you can effortlessly test your library or applications against multiple runtimes and data stores without even having all of them installed locally.
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      Codeship runs your automated tests and configured deployment when you push to your repository. It takes care of managing and scaling the infrastructure so that you are able to test and release more frequently and get faster feedback for building the product your users need.
      GitLab CI
      GitLab offers a continuous integration service. If you add a .gitlab-ci.yml file to the root directory of your repository, and configure your GitLab project to use a Runner, then each merge request or push triggers your CI pipeline.
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      Sean Robertson
      Sean Robertson
      Senior Software Engineer at Improbable | 7 upvotes 5.8K views
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      Buildkite
      Buildkite

      I use Buildkite because it's the only CI system I've found that strikes a reasonable balance between flexibility and usability. You can accomplish pretty much any standard CI task out of the box with a simple, easy to understand interface and sane defaults, while the hooks and pipeline systems offer enough configurability to rival Jenkins - but without the misery that using Jenkins is certain to entail.

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      Buildkite
      Buildkite

      I use Buildkite because it balances enormous flexibility with easy out of the box configuration. We use it for everything from automating builds (which involves running huge test suites where the parallel builds feature is invaluable) to doing nightly batch jobs for our production environment. Super flexible, amazing tool

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      Tim Lucas uses BuildkiteBuildkite

      Buildkite provides testing of the Rails application via a Docker container with Docker Compose. The Buildkite Agent runs on a small Digital Ocean droplet, runs the integration and model tests, and marks the GitHub commit for Heroku to perform their auto-deployments once the build is green.

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      Tom Staijen uses ConcourseConcourse

      Pipeline for terraform (infrastructure) and ansible (application).

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