DotCi vs Magnum CI: What are the differences?
Developers describe DotCi as "Jenkins plugin with GitHub and Docker integration". DotCi is a Jenkins plugin created by Groupon that makes job management easy with built-in GitHub integration, push-button job creation, and YAML powered build configuration and customization. It comes prepackaged with Docker support as well, which means bootstrapping a new build environment from scratch can take as little as 15 minutes. DotCi has been a critical tool for Groupon internally for managing build and release pipelines for the wide variety of technologies in their SOA landscape. On the other hand, Magnum CI is detailed as "Hosted Continuous Integration and Delivery Platform for private repositories". Magnum CI is a hosted continuous integration service for private projects. It supports multiple languages and tools to run test suite Service supports all major version control software and integrates with most popular code hosting platforms. There are no restrictions or limitations on where you store your source code, so even your own self-hosted repository will work right away..
DotCi and Magnum CI can be categorized as "Continuous Integration" tools.
Some of the features offered by DotCi are:
- Deep Integration with Source Control – for us that’s Github Enterprise
- Integration with Github webhooks
- Feedback sent to the committer or pusher via Email, Hipchat, Campfire, etc.
On the other hand, Magnum CI provides the following key features:
- Easy Integration
- Flexible Builds
- Code Metrics
DotCi is an open source tool with 505 GitHub stars and 65 GitHub forks. Here's a link to DotCi's open source repository on GitHub.