He is a gifted driver. Famed for speed, reverse J, and drifts. He can breeze through the Moscow and Mexico traffic without sweating a drop. Of course, no one gets cracking on Bengaluru roads 😛 But despite being so adept behind the wheels, he sometimes fails to champ the street races. Screeching tyres buzz in his head doesn’t let him sleep at times. I wish to tell him it’s not always about the driver, sometimes it’s the engine. That’s what happens when the right dev talent uses wrong, inefficient, incompatible CI/CD tools. The DevOps technologies you chose can abruptly break or smoothly accelerate your software development cycle. This article explores the Ford & the Ferrari of the CI/CD world in detail, CircleCI vs. GitLab, to help you pick the right one.
Why is CI/CD important?
Modern software development approaches prioritize automating repetitive processes. ‘Lean, modular, iterative’ development is the new mantra of the dev community.