GitLab CI vs Jenkins X: What are the differences?
What is GitLab CI? GitLab integrated CI to test, build and deploy your code. GitLab offers a continuous integration service. If you add a .gitlab-ci.yml file to the root directory of your repository, and configure your GitLab project to use a Runner, then each merge request or push triggers your CI pipeline.
What is Jenkins X? A CI/CD solution for cloud applications on Kubernetes. Jenkins X is a CI/CD solution for modern cloud applications on Kubernetes.
GitLab CI and Jenkins X can be categorized as "Continuous Integration" tools.
"Robust CI with awesome Docker support" is the top reason why over 16 developers like GitLab CI, while over 2 developers mention "Kubernetes integration" as the leading cause for choosing Jenkins X.
Jenkins X is an open source tool with 2.8K GitHub stars and 498 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Jenkins X's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, GitLab CI has a broader approval, being mentioned in 210 company stacks & 93 developers stacks; compared to Jenkins X, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 7 developer stacks.