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Azure DevOps Services
Formerly VSTS

Overview

What is Azure DevOps Services?

Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS, Microsoft Visual Studio Team System) is an agile development product that is an extension of the Microsoft Visual Studio architecture. Azure DevOps includes software development, collaboration, and reporting capabilities.

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Customizable Scrum Board: Users have appreciated the scrum-like board in Azure DevOps for its high level of customization options, …
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Azure DevOps with SAFe

10 out of 10
January 09, 2024
We are following SAFe practices by using Azure DevOps starting from PI planning to retrospective. We are using all features starting from …
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ADO - an all encompassing tool.

8 out of 10
June 06, 2023
We use ADO for a wide range of things. We create work items in there, essentially being a unique number that we can associate with a …
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DevOps for the Win

10 out of 10
May 20, 2023
Incentivized
We use Azure DevOps to host our code repository. This has helped make it easy to integrate with Visual Studio to be able to write code and …
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Pricing

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Azure Artifacts

$2

Cloud
per GB (first 2GB free)

Basic Plan

$6

Cloud
per user per month (first 5 users free)

Azure Pipelines - Self-Hosted

$15

Cloud
per extra parallel job (1 free parallel job with unlimited minutes)

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Product Demos

Azure Pipeline Tutorial | Azure Pipeline Deployment | Azure DevOps Tutorial | Edureka Rewind - 3

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Product Details

What is Azure DevOps Services?

Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS, Microsoft Visual Studio Team System) is an agile development product that is an extension of the Microsoft Visual Studio architecture. Azure DevOps includes software development, collaboration, and reporting capabilities, along with the basic plan which includes:
  • Azure Pipelines: automatically builds and tests code, combines continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD)
  • Azure Boards: Work item tracking and Kanban boards
  • Azure Repos: Unlimited private Git repos
  • Azure Artifacts: 2 GB free per organization
The Basic + Azure Test Plans bundle can be used to allow users to test and ship with confidence using manual and exploratory testing tools.

Azure DevOps Services Video

Introduction to Azure DevOps

Azure DevOps Services Technical Details

Deployment TypesSoftware as a Service (SaaS), Cloud, or Web-Based
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationNo

Frequently Asked Questions

Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS, Microsoft Visual Studio Team System) is an agile development product that is an extension of the Microsoft Visual Studio architecture. Azure DevOps includes software development, collaboration, and reporting capabilities.

Reviewers rate Support Rating highest, with a score of 8.1.

The most common users of Azure DevOps Services are from Enterprises (1,001+ employees).
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Reviews and Ratings

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Community Insights

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Customizable Scrum Board: Users have appreciated the scrum-like board in Azure DevOps for its high level of customization options, enabling them to tailor it according to their specific project requirements and team preferences. This flexibility allows teams to adapt the board layout, columns, and cards based on their unique Agile methodologies.

Efficient Test Cases Management: Many users have found the Test Cases storage feature in Azure DevOps beneficial for efficiently managing testing processes within their projects and streamlining test case organization and execution. By centralizing test cases within the platform, teams can easily track testing progress, link tests to user stories or features, and ensure comprehensive test coverage.

Seamless CI/CD Pipelines: Users highly value Azure DevOps for its exceptional ease in creating build and deploy pipelines, strong GitHub integration, robust support for continuous integration and continuous deployment processes, contributing to smoother development workflows. The seamless pipeline creation process includes built-in connectors for Azure services, simplifying pipeline setup and enabling automated deployments with minimal manual intervention.

Management Features: Some users have suggested that implementing advanced management features could effectively prevent items from getting lost and significantly enhance visibility within the system. For instance, incorporating features like automated tracking of project progress and streamlined task assignment could address these concerns.

User Interface Complexity: Reviewers have frequently encountered challenges with the user interface, including difficulties in locating essential items, navigating tasks seamlessly, managing security rules efficiently, and performing mass-editing tasks effectively. Simplifying the UI layout, enhancing search functionalities, and providing clearer guidance on task management may alleviate these usability issues.

Reporting Capabilities: Several users have expressed a strong desire for enhanced reporting capabilities to generate more insightful analytics and better integration with open-source tools such as Service Now. Improved reporting tools could enable users to extract detailed performance metrics, identify bottlenecks in workflows, and streamline decision-making processes within the platform.

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Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Automating the build creation, verification and deployment saves a lot of money
  • Ability to create the pipelines for specific needs to tailor the needs of the team helps to keep everything organized and in order
  • Scheduling helps to save productive time
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Increased dev team efficiency through more streamlined development processes and task automation.
  • Improved quality of software deployments due to better source control, automated testing, and release management options available in DevOps.
  • Better collaboration between the dev team, business analysts, and agile project managers.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
Incentivized
  • Azure DevOps Services (formerly VSTS) is easy to set up and very developer friendly, thus drastically reducing the implementation timeline and helping you get started with CICD quickly
  • Has brought in different features and integrations--scrum management, Microsoft teams integration, and VDE support are all fantastic and appreciated by most of our developers
  • Helps you manage your agile project easily
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