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Re: In which area do you think Jenkins is better than TeamCity?

Subject: Re: In which area do you think Jenkins is better than TeamCity?
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 10:42:14 -0500
Gerrit, as I read what googling finds me, only works with Git.
Lee
On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 9:06 AM, Swindells, Thomas 
<[email protected]>wrote:
>  I’d point out that with the Gerrit integration you can get pre-tested
> commits and personal builds on branches with Jenkins pretty easily.****
>
> Similarly the server side code inspection just seems to be what
> PMD/Findbugs/checkstyle/static analysis plugins provide (particularly when
> you are using maven) – unless I’ve missed something. ****
>
> Similarly when using maven it provides the test results at the end of each
> module – though it sounds like team city may be even quicker than that.***
> *
>
> ** **
>
> Thomas****
>
> ** **
>
> *From:* jenkinsci-users-/[email protected] [mailto:
> jenkinsci-users-/JYPxA39Uh5TL[email protected]] *On Behalf Of *Mark 
> Waite
> *Sent:* 24 June 2011 13:27
>
> *To:* jenkinsci-users-/[email protected]
> *Subject:* Re: In which area do you think Jenkins is better than TeamCity?
> ****
>
> ** **
>
> One of the most powerful "features" of Jenkins is that there is no limit to
> the number of jobs, the number of slave nodes, and the number of master
> nodes you can configure for the same software price, $0.  The JetBrains
> licensing is also very generous for a commercial product (free server
> edition, up to 3 client agents free, enterprise edition only $1999, client
> agents only $299 each), but because it is a commercial product, there comes
> a time when you must pay for additional capacity.****
>
>  ****
>
> The continuous integration systems I've operated have been for a small, 15
> person team, and for products with hundreds of developers.  In both those
> configurations, I would not have been able to use the TeamCity Server
> Edition because it only allows 3 client agents and 20 jobs.  TeamCity Server
> Edition does allow each developer to run their own server with TeamCity
> Server Edition, so it does allow the notion of "personal continuous
> integration" that I like very much.****
>
>  ****
>
> JetBrains creates great products.  We love ReSharper and consider it an
> essential companion to Visual Studio.  IntelliJ is a leading commercial Java
> IDE in a field of open source IDE's.  I'm confident TeamCity is a great
> product, since their other products like IntelliJ and ReSharper are great
> products.****
>
>  ****
>
> When I look at the TeamCity feature list (I'm not a TeamCity user), I think
> the most interesting features in their feature list are:****
>
>  ****
>
> - Pre-tested commits****
>
> - On the fly test reporting (which I suspect means that it starts showing
> test results in the job as soon as test output arrives, not at the end of
> the job)****
>
> - Personal builds on branches (Git, Mercurial)****
>
> - Server side code inspections****
>
> - Visual Studio plugin****
>
>  ****
>
> Mark Waite****
>
> ** **
>
> *From:* Martin B. <[email protected]>
> *To:* jenkinsci-users-/[email protected]
> *Sent:* Friday, June 24, 2011 4:12 AM
> *Subject:* In which area do you think Jenkins is better than TeamCity?
>
> Hi all.
>
> I'm currently trying out some CI servers, and I would be interested if any
> of you could point out some features of Jenkins where you think that Jenkins
> is actually superior to Jetbrain's TeamCity (
> http://www.jetbrains.com/teamcity/) product.
>
> I'm not asking for a full fledged comparison, but I thought it might be
> interesting to hear if there's any stuff Jenkins does (a lot?) better than
> TeamCity, although TeamCity does seem to have more bells & whistles.
>
> cheers,
> Martin
>
> ****
>
>
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