AWS CodeBuild vs. TeamCity

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
AWS CodeBuild
Score 8.5 out of 10
N/A
AWS CodeBuild is a fully managed continuous integration service that compiles source code, runs tests, and produces software packages that are ready to deploy.
$0.01
Per Minute
TeamCity
Score 8.1 out of 10
N/A
TeamCity is a continuous integration server from Czeck company JetBrains.N/A
Pricing
AWS CodeBuildTeamCity
Editions & Modules
general.1.small
$.005
Per Minute
general.1.medium
$.01
Per Minute
general.1.large
$.02
Per Minute
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AWS CodeBuildTeamCity
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
AWS CodeBuildTeamCity
Top Pros
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AWS CodeBuildTeamCity
Small Businesses
GitLab
GitLab
Score 8.9 out of 10
GitLab
GitLab
Score 8.9 out of 10
Medium-sized Companies
GitLab
GitLab
Score 8.9 out of 10
GitLab
GitLab
Score 8.9 out of 10
Enterprises
GitLab
GitLab
Score 8.9 out of 10
GitLab
GitLab
Score 8.9 out of 10
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User Ratings
AWS CodeBuildTeamCity
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(1 ratings)
10.0
(18 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
9.3
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
AWS CodeBuildTeamCity
Likelihood to Recommend
Amazon AWS
It is really good for building projects in the cloud. If you try to do build the project first locally and then push that stack to the cloud it could take a lot of time. In this way, it also consumes a lot of resources in the computer and in the network.
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JetBrains
TeamCity is very quick and straightforward to get up and running. A new server and a handful of agents could be brought online in easily under an hour. The professional tier is completely free, full-featured, and offers a huge amount of growth potential. TeamCity does exceptionally well in a small-scale business or enterprise setting.
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Pros
Amazon AWS
  • Customization
  • Do code builds within a schedule or when the source code changes
  • Only pay for the build time used
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JetBrains
  • TeamCity provides a great integration with git, especially Bitbucket.
  • When a new code release (build) fails TeamCity has a great tool for investigation and troubleshooting.
  • TeamCity provides a user-friendly interface. While some technical knowledge is required to use TeamCity, the design helps simply things.
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Cons
Amazon AWS
  • Sometimes it runs an outage and developers don't know why. We have to contact DevOps most of the time.
  • Sometimes it is slow
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JetBrains
  • The customization is still fairly complex and is best managed by a dev support team. There is great flexibility, but with flexibility comes responsibility. It isn't always obvious to a developer how to make simple customizations.
  • Sometimes the process for dealing with errors in the process isn't obvious. Some paths to rerunning steps redo dependencies unnecessarily while other paths that don't are less obvious.
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Performance
Amazon AWS
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JetBrains
TeamCity runs really well, even when sharing a small instance with other applications. The user interface adequately conveys important information without being overly bloated, and it is snappy. There isn't any significant overhead to build agents or unit test runners that we have measured.
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Alternatives Considered
Amazon AWS
AWS CodeBuild provides the option to fully implement the build in the cloud without wasting your local resources (computer and network) providing independence to developers to invest those resources in other processes. It also provides a robust platform with a lot of customizations or just a script for each language.
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JetBrains
TeamCity is a great on-premise Continuous Integration tool. Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) is a hosted SAAS application in Microsoft's Cloud. VSTS is a Source Code Repository, Build and Release System, and Agile Project Management Platform - whereas TeamCity is a Build and Release System only. TeamCity's interface is easier to use than VSTS, and neither have a great deployment pipeline solution. But VSTS's natural integration with Microsoft products, Microsoft's Cloud, Integration with Azure Active Directory, and free, private, Source Code repository - offer additional features and capabilities not available with Team City alone.
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Return on Investment
Amazon AWS
  • It has a positive ROI
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JetBrains
  • TeamCity has greatly improved team efficiency by streamlining our production and pre-production pipelines. We moved to TeamCity after seeing other teams have more success with it than we had with other tools.
  • TeamCity has helped the reliability of our product by easily allowing us to integrate unit testing, as well as full integration testing. This was not possible with other tools given our corporate firewall.
  • TeamCity's ability to include Docker containers in the pipeline steps has been crucial in improving our efficiency and reliability.
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