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Pros
"Permission separations mean that we can grant limited permissions for each team or team member."

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"We would like to see better integration with other version controls, since we encountered difficulty when this we first attempted.""TeamCity is very useful due to the fact that it has a strong plug-in system.""TeamCity's GUI is nice.""The integration is a valuable feature."

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"The documentation really should be improved by including real examples and more setup cases."

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"If TeamCity could create more out of the box solutions to make it more user friendly and create more use cases, that would be ideal.""We've called TeamCity tech support. Unfortunately, all their tech support is based in Europe, so we end up with such a big time crunch that I now need to have one person in the US."

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  • "It's an open-source and free tool."
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  • "The licensing is on an annual basis."
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    Top Answer:TeamCity is on the expensive side. It's more for developers than CIS admins. Conversely, Ansible is more for CIS admins and less for developers. It would be nice to have a solution that works for both… more »
    Top Answer:One thing comes to mind, but maybe it's more of an issue on our side and not a problem with TeamCity itself. We don't have the high availability package. So I'd like our company to purchase that. So… more »
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    7th
    out of 34 in Build Automation
    Views
    2,021
    Comparisons
    1,707
    Reviews
    1
    Average Words per Review
    642
    Rating
    8.0
    5th
    out of 34 in Build Automation
    Views
    3,341
    Comparisons
    2,797
    Reviews
    3
    Average Words per Review
    622
    Rating
    8.0
    Comparisons
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    Also Known As
    Adaptive ALM, Thoughtworks Go
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    Overview
    GoCD is an open source continuous delivery server created by ThoughtWorks. GoCD offers businesses a first-class build and deployment engine for complete control and visibility. It was designed for continuous delivery and the concepts essential to this practice are built in at the core.

    TeamCity is a Continuous Integration and Deployment server that provides out-of-the-box continuous unit testing, code quality analysis, and early reporting on build problems. A simple installation process lets you deploy TeamCity and start improving your release management practices in a matter of minutes. TeamCity supports Java, .NET and Ruby development and integrates perfectly with major IDEs, version control systems, and issue tracking systems.

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    Sample Customers
    Ancestry.com, Barclay Card, AutoTrader, BT Financial Group, Gamesys, Nike, Vodafone, Haufe Lexware, Medidata, Hoovers
    Toyota, Xerox, Apple, MIT, Volkswagen, HP, Twitter, Expedia
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company31%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Government8%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm18%
    Leisure / Travel Company9%
    Non Tech Company9%
    Media Company9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company22%
    Comms Service Provider21%
    Financial Services Firm15%
    Government6%
    Company Size
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise67%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business38%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise46%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise67%
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    GoCD is ranked 7th in Build Automation with 1 review while TeamCity is ranked 5th in Build Automation with 3 reviews. GoCD is rated 8.0, while TeamCity is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of GoCD writes "User-friendly interface, good integration with LDAP, and has an easily-extendable open architecture". On the other hand, the top reviewer of TeamCity writes "Scalable and simple to use with lots of very good plug-ins". GoCD is most compared with GitLab, Jenkins, CircleCI and Microsoft Azure DevOps, whereas TeamCity is most compared with GitLab, Jenkins, Bamboo, Harness and AWS CodeBuild.

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