Concourse vs Jenkins: What are the differences?
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; Jenkins: An extendable open source continuous integration server. 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.
Concourse and Jenkins can be primarily classified as "Continuous Integration" tools.
"Real pipelines" is the primary reason why developers consider Concourse over the competitors, whereas "Hosted internally" was stated as the key factor in picking Jenkins.
Concourse and Jenkins are both open source tools. Jenkins with 13.3K GitHub stars and 5.48K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Concourse with 3.99K GitHub stars and 482 GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Jenkins has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1774 company stacks & 1526 developers stacks; compared to Concourse, which is listed in 18 company stacks and 17 developer stacks.
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