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Likelihood to Recommend

Bamboo

If you value integration over cost, Bamboo is clearly the way to go. It offers tight integration to the rest of the Atlassian suite, and when you need traceability from issue to build, Atlassian is the right way to go. However, if you find yourself needing to save on costs, you may consider taking an approach of rolling your own build system with open source alternatives, such as Jenkins, if you don't [mind] putting in a little extra elbow grease.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

Based on the IaaS support for the warehouse management system, we had couple of outages on the IBM Cloud and there were few instances when the firewall settings were changed inadvertently that led to the application being inaccessible. The client is thinking about moving the application to Azure or AWS.
Jaishankar Gothandaraman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Bamboo

  • Levels of granularity. Organization has many projects that have many build plans that have many jobs that have many tasks, etc. And branch builds allow source control branches to be built separately.
  • Versatility. I can use bamboo to manage my Java, node, or .NET build plans. I can use it to spin up Windows or Linux build agents, or install it on a Mac to build there as well.
  • Bamboo integrates with other Atlassian products like Bitbucket, Stash, JIRA, etc. If a company commits to the entire Atlassian stack then work can be tracked through the whole development lifecycle which is really useful.
Erik Bean | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

  • Fast time to value for solutions.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Bamboo

  • Extremely hard barrier to entry for non-backend developers
  • Blackbox makes it hard to customize functionality
  • The inability to add features without breaking core functionality
  • No cloud solution
  • Tasks cannot be put in if/else statements
  • No clear right way to form build plans
Jonathan Kempf, UXC | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

  • Steep learning curve
  • Lack of a trial version
Gonzalo Angeleri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Bamboo

Bamboo 6.5
Based on 2 answers
Bamboo was fairly easy to navigate but in the end it always felt as if it was developed as a bolt-on and not a true group up user interface. There were multiple ways to get to everything and the path was never the same. So it was difficult for users to really get a feel of how to use the application.
Kyle Kochtan | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

No score
No answers yet
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Support Rating

Bamboo

Bamboo 7.8
Based on 14 answers
Atlassian support is also great for all its offerings including Bamboo. However, we feel that Bamboo does not get as much love as some of their more popular offerings such as Jira and Confluence, and it sometimes takes a bit longer for issues and feature requests to get addressed in comparison.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud 7.0
Based on 1 answer
I think response time for IBM Cloud support should be improved.
Gonzalo Angeleri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Bamboo

Bamboo's ability to integrate with Bitbucket and Jira (the other two key systems we use) pretty much sealed the deal on our decision to choose Bamboo over other alternatives. Being able to map every build result back to the relevant code changes and Jira issues are just too valuable for us.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

For one of our banking clients, I have explored and played around the Kubernetes platform on IBM Cloud. In the process to deploy the application, I had to create the deployment artifacts, which was quite cumbersome. But then for one of the automotive clients I was asked to build and deploy the application on Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud. With the s2i tool, I was able to deploy the application with less hassle, which basically creates all the deployment yaml files.
Jaishankar Gothandaraman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Bamboo

  • It helped us achieve the Continuous Deployment and Continuous Integration goals for our applications, a huge milestone that saved a lot of time for developers in making the builds and deployments and saved time for QA in running the automated tests.
  • Helped with DevOps: we moved the formal approval from the email to the system and allowed the approver to actually push the button for the production deployments.
  • Biggest positive impact of using Bamboo is that it improved our response time to customers and increased the frequency of our deliveries to them.
Cristian Bodnarasec | TrustRadius Reviewer

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

  • Lowers time to value.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Bamboo

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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