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Octopus Deploy ist ein cloudbasiertes oder On-Premise-Automatisierungstool für DevOps. Nutzer können Releases, Bereitstellungen und Runbooks verwalten und automatisieren.

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Vorteile:

We have been able to integrate Octopus Deploy with pretty much anything and everything we have thrown at it.

Nachteile:

Process creation - adding steps, moving, sometimes but irritating. You know to know the tricks.

Bewertungen zu Octopus Deploy

Durchschnittliche Bewertung

Benutzerfreundlichkeit
4,7
Kundenservice
4,8
Funktionen
4,6
Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis
4,8

Weiterempfehlungsquote

9,5/10

Octopus Deploy hat eine Gesamtbewertung von 4,8 von 5 Sternen basierend auf 57 Nutzerbewertungen auf Capterra.

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Nicholas
Nicholas
Software Engineer in Südafrika
Verifizierter Nutzer auf LinkedIn
Finanzdienstleistungen, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Great DevOps tool

5,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: Excellent

Vorteile:

Easy to configure and set up all your dev ops pipelines once and then invoke them over and over, to ensure consistent and completely automated deployments.

Nachteile:

If you use their cloud offering with many targets it can quickly become quite expensive.

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen: Azure DevOps Services

Gründe für den Wechsel zu Octopus Deploy: Octopus Deploy had much better documentation and support making the setup process a breeze.

Leslie
Principal Site Reliability Engineer in USA
Krankenhausversorgung & Gesundheitswesen, 201–500 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Deploy everything everywhere

4,0 letztes Jahr

Kommentare: We have been using Octopus Deploy for many years now. It fits nicely into our fully automated CI/CD pipelines and allows development teams to move quickly.

Vorteile:

The fact that Octopus is API driven allows us to easily automate everything in the deployment space. It allows us to have repeatable deployment and operations processes across all the phases of the lifecycle. Now with deployment steps as code, we can easily adjust the deployment steps per branch, which matches very well with our DevOps mindset. We are able to deploy many different types of projects with ease.

Nachteile:

The biggest challenge we currently have is tracking down what project variables are used where. Between the deployment steps and runbook steps, it is sometimes challenging to find what is used where. The Config as Code feature starts to make this easier to track, once the runbooks are Config as Code enabled it should be much more manageable.

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen: Azure DevOps Server

Gründe für den Wechsel zu Octopus Deploy: Octopus made it easier back when we did the comparisons to deploy websites, which was primarily what we were deploying at the time. That has now grown into deploying anything we need.

Justin
Software Engineer in Test in USA
Non-Profit-Organisation Management, 51–200 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Octopus Is Pretty Solid

4,0 vor 2 Jahren

Vorteile:

That I feel like it can do anything, or that I can do anything with it. The extensibility makes it feel like I can incorporate any deployment needs I have which is cool. We have a bunch of different applications and they're not all built the same, so it's nice to feel like there isn't any app we can't deploy with Octopus.

Nachteile:

Sometimes it feels like I don't know what all the features are, or what features to use where. It can get confusing and sometimes I don't feel like the docs do a good enough job explaining this to me.

David
Sr DevOps Architect in USA
Versicherung, 1.001–5.000 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

A wonderful product with a great team behind it.

5,0 letztes Jahr

Kommentare: We have used Octopus Deploy to benefit all development teams and a number of infrastructure teams. In that they can control their own deployment processes and when they deploy. Infrastructure teams as well can create easy to use runbooks and provide them to other teams in a controlled manner to automate and provide consistent administrative tasks.

Vorteile:

The ease of use from installation to new developer training. This tool thinks about every person involved. From the admin installing it, by giving them scripts to automate the install, to development teams using it with web ui built in help documentation. That and the support from Octopus Deploy, email, forum, Slack, calls when needed is top tier.

Nachteile:

The only item of note is that although most deployment values are associated with a project, there are some that can't be restricted to certain projects. Some credential values can only be restricted by tenants or by environment. This is only a minor concern though as we have other ways of handling credentials.

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen: Jenkins und Azure DevOps Services

Gründe für den Wechsel zu Octopus Deploy: Octopus Deploy offered a far superior user experience, better overall documentation, and easier administration of the tool.

Cauchi
Lead DevOps Engineer in Irland
Glücksspiel & Casinos, 51–200 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Octopus Review - from a DevOps perspective - Used for 9+ years

5,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: I have been using Octopus Deploy for the past 9 years and have implemented it in over 4 different companies and have used its features extensively taking it to it limits :)

Vorteile:

Kubernetes Deployment options and customization along with a lot of integration with different providers and tools

Nachteile:

- Needs to Support Kubernetes CronJob deployment type (supported natively) - Needs to have a build in option to 'Wait' for Kubernetes Job type Deployments and read its exit code - Needs to support more Artifact Repos, such as AWS CodeArtifact - Cloud Agent needs to be 'faster' in general and ideally caches docker layers, we have deployments taking over 10mins, pooling/starting of the cloud agent takes time and also downloading the Octopus Tools Docker images takes very long on these agents (we're not using any custom one)

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen: GitHub , GitLab und Bitbucket

Gründe für den Wechsel zu Octopus Deploy: Its integration options with different tools and providers and its not just a "CD" tool like argoCD, it allows you to do much more - such approval process, integration with Jira, slack notifications, Cloudfront integration (just as an example) etc...

Jeffrey
Chief Architect in USA
Computer-Software, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

For when you need enterprise-strength devops

5,0 letztes Jahr

Kommentare: Very positive, solid, for 9 years now. It is the most sophisticated of any products. Built for this purpose where other competitors are acquired startup companies bundled together with duct tape.

Vorteile:

Octopus takes a complex challenge and simplifies it down to its simple elements. While you may outgrow the competitors and up-level to Octopus, I've never seen a piece of software too complex for Octopus.

Nachteile:

It doesn't automatically integrate with the Roku store for deployment of streaming media channels. But neither do other products either.

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen: Harness

Warum Octopus Deploy gewählt wurde: Octopus handles the more sophisticated software deployment needs. We outgrew Azure DevOps.

Zuvor genutzte Software: Azure DevOps Services

Gründe für den Wechsel zu Octopus Deploy: Octopus Deploy could handle the enterprise scenarios to provide a full platform when coupled to our build server.

Ryan
Technical Lead - Platform Engineering in UK
Versicherung, 201–500 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Does one thing really well, rather than lots of things averagely

5,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: Phenomenal! I'd be lost day to day without Octopus. Not only is the product itself great, but the support and advice the teams provide has been invaluable, and always really prompt.

Vorteile:

Makes deployments, and management of VMs really simple and powerful. The API first approach also opens up lots of different ways of using Octopus

Nachteile:

Keeping release processes in step with code changes has been difficult. I think the new configuration as code feature will solve this, but I haven't tried it yet.

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen: Azure DevOps Server

Warum Octopus Deploy gewählt wurde: InRelease was very clunky at the time.

Gründe für den Wechsel zu Octopus Deploy: When we first moved to Octopus Azure DevOps wasn't available, but we've stuck with Octopus through renewals as it's much better at what it does. The power, audit, and ability to carry out operations tasks via Octopus put it well ahead for our needs.

Daniel
Software Engineer in USA
Informationstechnologie & -dienste, 10.000+ Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

The most convenient deployment tool I have used!

5,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: Octopus has been a huge resource for our team. There is so much in the way of customization with this tool, that we haven't even begun to use every functionality. However, for our needs, it has really streamlined the process of deploying our applications and recycling when needed.

Vorteile:

The ease of setting up deployment pipelines, and future maintenance after the initial setup.

Nachteile:

If I had a con its that there is too much customization! Not really a con, but we haven't begun to use all of the functionality Octopus offers.

Jason
Developer in Australien
Informationstechnologie & -dienste, 2–10 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Trusting the Octopod

5,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: Octopus handles deployments to our largest clients with multiple environments and servers. Feeling confident that I can hit a button and be sure four servers in three different countries on another continent are going to be safely updated is awesome. It saves so much time and provides reliability and confidence.

Vorteile:

It gives me the confidence to deploy applications and updates in a reliable and repeatable way. We are a small company so our skills are spread across many roles. Having Octopus Deploy handle deployments is like having an extra, reliable team member who takes care of deployments.

Nachteile:

I was initially confused by the terminology as I was new to CI/CD. Once I progressed past that stage there were no worries.

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen: Azure DevOps Server

Gründe für den Wechsel zu Octopus Deploy: I learnt it faster and it was flexible. We could use it the way we wanted in a simple way.

Nicolas
Automation and Provisioning Manager in Chile
Computer-Software, 1.001–5.000 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: 1-5 Monate
Herkunft der Bewertung

Great tool for deployment and run automated tasks

5,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: Great experience overall. Awesome tool to design automated tasks, really versatile. It is really easy to design a workflow with different steps and bind them together. I'm right now in the process of implementing a deployment to a Kubernetes Cluster and everything goes smooth so far. One thing I love is the support mechanism that Octopus Deploy has. Every time I have doubts or I don't know how to do something, I just ask in the community and in less than a couple of hours I get a response.

Vorteile:

The ease of use and how versatile it is.

Nachteile:

I have nothing bad to say at the moment. I've been using it for just a month now so I'm just getting used to it.

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen: Harness

Gründe für den Wechsel zu Octopus Deploy: Automation and deployments in one tool, plus the cost.

Stephen
Stephen
Principal DevOps Engineer in USA
Verifizierter Nutzer auf LinkedIn
Krankenhausversorgung & Gesundheitswesen, 10.000+ Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Deployments at Enterprise scale made easy!

4,0 letztes Jahr

Kommentare: We have instrumented Octopus for ~13k projects for ~4k users as of the date of this review. We moved from a very custom process to a well defined process. There's no doubt in my head that the scale we operate at today was only possible by using Octopus Deploy for our deployments.

Vorteile:

We have been able to integrate Octopus Deploy with pretty much anything and everything we have thrown at it. We have all sorts of different types of deployments to various on-prem and cloud based targets. Even legacy based targets. We have not found a blocker that has stopped us from integrating our deployment requirements with Octopus yet. Octopus has ample amount of community based steps and first class steps out of the box that make it VERY powerful. Octopus is very customizable in how you handle deployments. Its really up to the end user to define what standard their business requires and Octopus makes it very easy to implement. For us we love step templates. Its re-usable code blocks that we can use at scale for thousands of deployments. No need to copy and paste the same code block into hundreds or thousands of deploys that are identical.

Nachteile:

For the most part Octopus scales really well! We have over 13k projects with ~4k users in the tool and for the most part works fine. Though there are some inherent issues with UI/API performance when dealing with this many projects and users. They are working on these issues. But right now that's our biggest issue. Another topic of improvement would be around how step templates are version controlled. Right now all code in step templates is stored in the Octopus Database. I would love to see this moved to GitHub using the OCL language used for other parts of Octopus Config As Code. Lastly there are no good ways to template deployment processes besides cloning projects. I would love to see some sort of templating capability (similar to how TeamCity handles it). This would help greatly with scalability.

Verifizierter Rezensent
Verifizierter Nutzer auf LinkedIn
Transport/Güterfrachtverkehr/Schienenverkehr, 501–1.000 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Octopus - when deployment becomes easier every day

4,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: Very good. I realy like this tool I dont how much experience with others, but i am happy my company is using this one. I think o know this well.

Vorteile:

Easy to use. Fast. I think its reliable. Most of the things are straightforward. I like the way portal is build, where options are etc.

Nachteile:

Basically we can improve each part but hard to recall. For example if i am in variables, maybe some compare functions ? Whenever i work with with varaibles, lots of libraries, sometimes it becomes hard. Also why i can leave empty scope, and everyone can updated ?? this is a security bridge i think. I dont like when octopus is loosing connection (* health check). Sometimes i have issues with the service. Even if se to automatic, it doesnt start after windows server reboot. When i pick a lot of machines during deployment ( target ) would be nice to type like in the search, or role attachment, just a names or like *name. When i have lots of machines to exclude would be easier. nothing very urgent. Process creation - adding steps, moving, sometimes but irritating. You know to know the tricks. What would be awesome - interacive checks. Like i attach a role in the process and a message that currently not attached or a variable and some hints. Adding description to the variables could be easier. I realy dont like that when i do even a small change in the process i edit a script or something i have to create a new release. Audit log could be improved. I alredy shared my ideas on the previous page. I guess integration with AWS maybe could be more usefull.

Steve
Director of Product and Development in UK
Marketing & Werbung, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Solved our deployments and is now solving our Ops tasks too

5,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: Octopus Deploy was a key tool in taking our company from folk-developer roots to being a high-performing technical heavy hitter. Not only did we claim back people-hours from our previous deployment processes, we also started deploying more frequently - letting our customers use features as soon as they are ready rather than gathering together months of work in a big release.

Vorteile:

Octopus Deploy makes it really easy to automate software deployments. It handles the variables for different environments and just works with minimal fuss. It's really easy to use.

Nachteile:

We haven't experienced any issues with Octopus Deploy.

Andrew
Principal DevOps Engineer in USA
Biotechnologie, 201–500 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Best CD tool I have ever used.

5,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: We would not be able to function without it at this point. It helps release management team stay in sync, it automated our deployments so DevOps does not have to work so hard. It is focused on deployment, Jenkins is not strong in this regard, so it was a big win there.

Vorteile:

I love how easy it is to set up projects and the visibility that this tool offers. I liked it so much that I brought it over to my new organization. I have been using this tool for about 4 years now and have seen the gambit with it. Deployments were a mess before we introduced this in both companies. I love the Tenent feature, that really changed the world for me. Customer/Production management became a breeze at that point.

Nachteile:

There are some things I do not like about octopus, but they are not deal breakers. The view can some times get a little wonky when you are changing releases and pushing different versions all the time, and the "view" can become out of sync with reality.

James
Director of IT in USA
Informationstechnologie & -dienste, 10.000+ Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Octopus review

5,0 letztes Jahr

Kommentare: Overall we enjoy using the OD product as it helps us complete our daily deployments in an efficient manner. Administration is rarely any issue and we don't have to spend a lot of time with any vendor support, we have personnel who manage the app and they don't routinely run into issues that can't be solved.

Vorteile:

Consistency of use over 7 years has proven OD to be a valuable tool to the organization. We have an 'admin' who runs the tool but our expectation is it more or less runs itself and allows us to focus on other technology issues.

Nachteile:

Moving from a 'per server' to 'per seat' license has caused some initial issues, for instance we didn't used to renew every year due to not requiring upgrades, but now it's forced so that is getting extra scrutiny from the purchasing department. I've never found the reporting function in OD to be overly useful as I'd prefer it to be.

Laura
Softwaredevelpper in Deutschland
Krankenhausversorgung & Gesundheitswesen, 11–50 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Highly recommended

5,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: Since a few months there's now this feature called "config as code" where all deployment steps are commitet to a given git repository. It made it very easy to configure new projects for our microservice environment using this configuration as a template.

Vorteile:

We startet with continuous deployment with octopus, it was really easy do deploy our IIS Applications on mutiple environments. The deployments can easily be triggered from our CI plattform (TeamCity) and/or manual with user confirmation. In combination with Jira, every changes with each package are displayed during deployment making it easy to track when did any change reach the server

Nachteile:

Despite there are a lot of build in steps, unfortunately a "rollback" step does not exist (or we haven't found it yet) thus implementing a rollback strategy must be done manually via script or manual. This could be a helpful improvement, to enable an automatic rollback in case any error occurs during deployment

Verifizierter Rezensent
Verifizierter Nutzer auf LinkedIn
Forschung, 201–500 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Octopus Deploy is an exceptional deployment orchestration solution

5,0 vor 3 Jahren

Kommentare: Excellent! I really like this product and it makes my life easier as far as deployments go. I would highly recommend it!

Vorteile:

I have found Octopus Deploy to be a very well thought out and intuitive deployment orchestration system. It is very easy to use and quite simple to get started. Originally it was focused on .net / Windows platforms but now can be used to deploy anything to Windows or Linux. We use it for both. It is a very stable, reliable and easy to use product and I highly recommend it.

Nachteile:

For many years my organisation has been given a free community licence as a not-for-profit, but this is now changing and we will have to pay starting 2022. Even so, I think it is still worth the money by a long shot. The only issue we have at the moment is we need to upgrade to a newer SQL Server version to support the latest version of Octopus Deploy as there is some security vulnerability in older versions. Due to Microsoft licensing and infrastructure issues, this is dragging on and we are trapped on a certain version for now.

David
David
Senior Software engineer in UK
Verifizierter Nutzer auf LinkedIn
Marktforschung, 201–500 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Excellent product

5,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: Simply fantastic, a must have part of web development for me. This product simplifiies release procedure. so now we can release many times a day if we want.
So for example releasing to our test environments are now fully automated. (This probably happens 10 times a day)

Vorteile:

Octpus Deploy is a very simple concept that is elegantly executed. I really like the ability to configure releases, (they can be either simple or complex). Once configured, it's then a very simple process to move a release from one environment to another. Octopus Deploy does not dictate infrastructure, so it's up to you as to what environments etc you want. As the needs of our organization has changed so has the release process. Octopus Deploy is straight forward and simple to configure. The ease of use of creating releases. . I love the fact that Octopus Deploy removes any drama about releasing or "rollbacking" software. It just works.

Nachteile:

Not a big fan of version immutability, but I understand it and have accepted it.

Russel
Systems Administrator in USA
Kapitalmärkte, 51–200 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

The more I work with Octopus, the more I am astounded by it's capabilities

5,0 letztes Jahr

Kommentare: We initially started using octopus for our CI/CD, but once we learned we could have a different space for just the sysadmins, our use of octopus exploded. My teams motto is, "we have a runbook for that". It takes automation to the next level.

Vorteile:

While being extremely modular, and customizable, it is still easy to use.Integrates very well with our CI/CD

Nachteile:

Understanding how environment, deployment targets, target roles can be difficult to understand without help, outside of the octopus documentation. When working with a space with lots of projects and environments, it can be difficult to find the right environment, project, and version number of the package i am looking for. Although I'm not sure that can be fixed, I'm not a UI guy.

Bill
DevOps Engineer in USA
Finanzdienstleistungen, 501–1.000 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Octopus is a distinguished deployment orchestration product

5,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: There has not been an organization I have worked with that has not benefitted from the usage of Octopus

Vorteile:

Extensibility and customizability without overwhelming the admins and users, this is a well thought out product

Nachteile:

Lack of config as code has been a sore spot, please get this to GA ASAP

In Betracht gezogene Alternativen: Azure DevOps Server und Ansible Tower

Gründe für den Wechsel zu Octopus Deploy: Complete ease of use

Verifizierter Rezensent
Verifizierter Nutzer auf LinkedIn
Informationstechnologie & -dienste, 501–1.000 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Fantastic Enterprise CD Tool

5,0 letztes Jahr

Kommentare: I am quite happy with the tool, its very cost effective, lite and community support is very good in terms of integration with AWS, Azure etc and other Devops toolkit.

Vorteile:

I very much like the dashboard and space concept in octopus deploy, its so simple yet very relevant.

Nachteile:

Sharing the resource like step template or feed etc. across space is something I feel would be very helpful from the platform team perspective.

Viktor
Full Stack Developer in Deutschland
Finanzdienstleistungen, 201–500 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Good for DevOps

4,0 vor 2 Jahren

Vorteile:

Easy to use for deployments on different environments.

Nachteile:

The blue Octopus icon looks strange for me.

Sam
DevOps Engineer in UK
Öl & Energie, 201–500 Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Octopus Deploy becomes part of the family

5,0 vor 3 Jahren

Kommentare: Simply the best tool in its field for (particularly Windows) deployments.

Vorteile:

Octo Deploy have thought about everything involved in software deployment, and have either implemented it, are improving its implementation, or its on the roadmap. It is incredibly user-friendly, but also has serious depth if you need to work edge cases. The software itself is really well written and easy to operate and maintain.

Nachteile:

I've never quite got the Users vs Teams setup...its not clear where you start - do you add a User to a Team first? Or add a User to the Org first? Or invite them?

Stephane
Scrum Master in Frankreich
Lebensmittelproduktion, 10.000+ Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

Thanks to create Octopus. You changed my life.

5,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: Thanks to Octopus, the deployments are easy. Before, we worked during several hours to do some complex deployments. Now it is only 15 minutes. If necessary, The rollbacks are easy. We gain in quality and security. A strong trust with business is now etablished. You can deploy more often and without risk. It helps us to be agile. Thanks Octopus.

Vorteile:

Continous deployment and version control

Nachteile:

It will be interesting to link Octopus and Service Now to have a complete feedback and tickets were updated automatically when a release have been deployed. I see it in your roadmap so impatient :-)

Eric
System Engineer II in USA
Immobilien, 10.000+ Mitarbeiter
Verwendete die Software für: Mehr als 2 Jahre
Herkunft der Bewertung

No prior devops experience needed.

5,0 vor 2 Jahren

Kommentare: I manage around 600 projects for five business units in our corporation.

Vorteile:

While I don't have anything else to compare it to and I didn't have any prior DevOps experience, I was able to quickly get up to speed and become fairly self-sufficient in little time. Granted there was a prior admin and he was available to answer questions so I wasn't completely in the dark. But the ease of use and the docs on Octopus.com have been paramount to keeping everything running smoothly.

Nachteile:

I can't really pinpoint anything particular at this moment.