Azure DevOps services include a set of managed services such as hosted Git repos, CI/CD pipelines, automated testing tooling, backlog management tooling and artifact repository. Azure DevOps Pipelines have been maturing over time. We particularly like its ability to define Pipelines as code and its ecosystem of extensions on the Azure DevOps marketplace. At the time of writing, our teams are still running into a few immature features, including lack of an effective UI for pipeline visualization and navigation and the inability to trigger a pipeline from artifacts or other pipelines.
Azure DevOps services include a set of managed services such as hosted Git repos, CI and CD pipelines and artifact repository. Azure DevOps services have replaced Visual Studio Team Services. We've had a good experience in starting projects quickly with Azure DevOps services—managing, building and releasing applications to Azure. We've also run into a few challenges—such as lack of full support for CI and CD pipeline as code, slow build agent startup time, separation of build and release into different pipelines—and experienced a few downtimes. We're hoping that Azure DevOps services improve over time to provide a good developer experience when hosting applications on Azure, with a frictionless experience integrating with other Azure services.