Jenkins vs. GitLab

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What is 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.

What is GitLab?

GitLab offers git repository management, code reviews, issue tracking, activity feeds and wikis. Enterprises install GitLab on-premise and connect it with LDAP and Active Directory servers for secure authentication and authorization. A single GitLab server can handle more than 25,000 users but it is also possible to create a high availability setup with multiple active servers.
Why do developers choose Jenkins?
Why do you like Jenkins?

Why do developers choose GitLab?
Why do you like GitLab?

What are the cons of using Jenkins?
Downsides of Jenkins?

What are the cons of using GitLab?
Downsides of GitLab?

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How much does Jenkins cost?
How much does GitLab cost?
GitLab Pricing
What companies use Jenkins?
2256 companies on StackShare use Jenkins
What companies use GitLab?
1618 companies on StackShare use GitLab
What tools integrate with Jenkins?
62 tools on StackShare integrate with Jenkins
What tools integrate with GitLab?
62 tools on StackShare integrate with GitLab

What are some alternatives to Jenkins and GitLab?

  • Travis CI - A hosted continuous integration service for open source and private projects
  • CircleCI - Automate your development process quickly, safely, and at scale
  • Codeship - Codeship is a Continuous Integration Platform in the cloud.
  • GitLab CI - GitLab has integrated CI to test, build and deploy your code

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