AWS CodeCommit vs Jenkins: What are the differences?
AWS CodeCommit: Fully-managed source control service that makes it easy for companies to host secure and highly scalable private Git repositories. CodeCommit eliminates the need to operate your own source control system or worry about scaling its infrastructure. You can use CodeCommit to securely store anything from source code to binaries, and it works seamlessly with your existing Git tools; Jenkins: An extendable open source continuous integration server. 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.
AWS CodeCommit belongs to "Code Collaboration & Version Control" category of the tech stack, while Jenkins can be primarily classified under "Continuous Integration".
Some of the features offered by AWS CodeCommit are:
- Access Control
On the other hand, Jenkins provides the following key features:
- Easy installation
- Easy configuration
- Change set support
"Free private repos" is the primary reason why developers consider AWS CodeCommit over the competitors, whereas "Hosted internally" was stated as the key factor in picking Jenkins.
Jenkins is an open source tool with 13.2K GitHub stars and 5.43K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Jenkins's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Jenkins has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1753 company stacks & 1479 developers stacks; compared to AWS CodeCommit, which is listed in 24 company stacks and 17 developer stacks.
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