What is the difference between Jenkins and Ansible

Ansible is a powerful tool for automation to the provision of the target environment and to then deploy the application. Jenkins is a popular tool for IT automation and used for Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) to provision the target environment. ……

Jenkins is an open-source CI server, built with Java. It is the leading solution for continuous integration and has plugins to support building and testing projects. Ansible is different from Jenkins by being a tool for IT automation, used for system configuration, software deployment, and more advanced actions such as rolling updates (with zero downtime), and continuous deployments.


To learn more about the difference between Jenkins and Ansible read our Jenkins page and Ansible blog post.


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