You might have heard and read about IBM and Gitlab's strategic decision to partner with each other. Find the link here . Check out more details here. These are very exciting times for us.
IBM Rational Test has many integration points with Gitlab
IBM Rational Test customers can now use Rational Test with Gitlab's powerful features like (but not limited to)
* Source Control Management * CI/CD * Auto DevOps * DevSecOps * Kubernetes support * Gitlab Issues and many more
Gitlab has the following capabilities in it's CI/CD and Auto DevOps
* Browser performance testing using Sitepseed.io * Load performance testing on kubernetes * Web application testing using Selenium and WebdriverIO
Gitlab provides some out of the box testing tools like the ones mentioned above. These are good enough for some teams. But, if teams are looking at more advanced continuous testing capabilities like the following, IBM Rational Test provides them * Service Virtualization of a wide range of complex Protocols * Performance testing and service virtualization on Z mainframes * Scriptless low code, no code authoring of testcases and many more
These features will be supplemented by IBM Rational Test's powerful and industry leading Rational Test Workbench, Rational Test Virtualization Server and Rational Test Automation Server. This would strengthen the Testing portfolio and would cater to various personas like (but not restricted to) * Business User * Test Manager * Test Director * Agile Scrum Master * Product Owner * Developers, testers, Agile team members * Functional IDs