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Octopus Deploy Reviews

Octopus is a friendly deployment automation tool for .NET developers.

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Octopus Deploy and what they use it for.
  • Alternatives to Helm?
    We use Octopus for our deployments (not only k8s, but pretty much every application we have). It might be too powerful (and expensive) for your needs, but I don't think there is a better tool for any kind of application deployment out there (and if you know of one, especially a cheaper one, please let me know ;-) ). - Source: Reddit / 22 days ago
  • Good Cron GUI
    Not open source, but there is also which has a free self-hosted version. It's meant to be a deploy tool, but it has a nice ui for creating/running jobs. They can be scheduled or triggered via other methods. - Source: Reddit / 3 months ago
  • How to deploy?
    At the moment, we are using Octopus Deploy to deploy all of our applications. But with kubernetes, there is such a huge amount of tools to use, so maybe there is stuff out there that can handle our k8s deployments even better. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • Is there any automation solution that isn't "only" CI/CD except Jenkins?
    Take a look at Octopus Deploy. You can create run books pipelines and even rollbacks plans. - Source: Reddit / 4 months ago
  • What are best practices for managing and running non-database migrations?
    Tools for this do exist. My work has used octopus deploy ( for several years to manage our deployments. - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • Top 10 Software Deployment Tools for 2022
    Octopus Deploy is an automated tool designed to simplify databases, ASP.NET applications, and Windows Services deployment. It enables software developers to automate application deployments and runs alongside the build server to automate complex software deployments in the cloud, corporate data center, or on-site. Its focus is on repeatable environments you can rely on as a developer. - Source: / 8 months ago
  • Separate stage and production - best practice for deploy into production
    Have you taken a look at ? - Source: Reddit / 8 months ago
  • Is DevOps in my environment possible?
    What will work best depends so much on your company, but these days, I would look into Azure DevOps and Octopus Deploy first. They both have first class support for Windows and .NET environments. - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • Bringing the Unix Philosophy to the 21st Century
    Typically informational messages/log message. Ideally it should go do stderr but some applications that intercept the file descriptors consider anything to stderr as error and it is not always possible to change the handling for those applications (e.g. Octopus Deploy[0] does this). [0]: - Source: Hacker News / over 1 year ago
  • Free for dev - list of software (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, etc.)
    Octopus Deploy - Automated deployment and release-management. Free for <= 10 deployment targets. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • Beginner DevOps - Inherited Environment - Are these issues real or just a manifestation of my frustrations stemming from inexperience ?
    More broadly, you're always going to have some level of issues with your deploys as long as you're on Windows. It is not very automation-friendly, and there's only one major tool that treats Windows as a first-class platform for deployments/config management. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • iis web.configs best practices in production?
    Since you're an all windows stack, take a look at Octopus Deploy ( - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Free Tools
    We use Octopus Deploy for .NET application deployment. Create some pipelines in Azure DevOps and send packages into Octopus for deployments. Really great for managing environments, variables and credentials amongst other things. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Open-source solution like CodeDeploy?
    I found Octopus CloudDeploy. This might fit your requirements. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Software developer wanting to dabble in homelabs.
    As far as CI/CD I found this which seems to be free - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Guidelines to build good RESTful APIs - Part 4: Ops, Ops, Ops! and Final Word
    Extensive of use automation and Infrastructure as Code. We have Shell scripts, dedicated deployment servers like Octopus Deploy and we make use of Terraform when possible. - Source: / about 2 years ago

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