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Jenkins VS TeamCity

Jenkins and TeamCity serve as continuous integration (CI) tools that allow developers to integrate code branches during the development process and run a series of automated tests against them.

Although they cover much of the same thing, they do so in very different ways.


Jenkins is the most popular open-source automation server that was written in a java programming language. It facilitates the automation process of continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) in the software development process.

Jenkins supports over 1,400 plugins for other software tools. These plugins expand Jenkins into five years; platforms, UI, administration, source code management, and build management.

Jenkins is easy to install and use. It provides an impressive browser-hosted project management dashboard.

Some of the common reasons to evaluate and choose Jenkins are:

Open-source and free

Widely used and well documented

Vibrant user community

Integration with a large variety of tools and technologies.

Plugin support


TeamCity is another commercial CI/CD server. It is also a java-based CI server package.

TeamCity is a build management tool and automation server. It was made by JetBrains. It permits users to customize on their own according to their environment and need.

The TeamCity server is a primary component, but the browser-hosted interface serves as the primary way to administer TeamCity users, projects, agents, and build configuration.

The TeamCity browser-hosted dashboard is outstanding. It handles project status and reporting information suitable for a broad range of users and project stakeholders. It provides drill-down detail, build progress, and history information on the projects and configurations.

There are many good reasons to choose TeamCity. Some other reasons to choose TeamCity include:

Easy to setup, use, and configure

Widely used and well documented

Integration with a large variety of tools and technologies

Professional server is free for up to twenty build configurations.

TeamCity provides limited features as freeware under some terms and conditions. It was based on server-based web application and supported servlet based servers like Apache Tomcat etc. It supports different platforms such as Rub, Java, and .NET.

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