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Difference between Firebase and Parse Server

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1. Firebase :
Firebase is a Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS) that helps developers to build, manage, deploy their applications effortlessly. It is developed by Google and provides a variety of services for Android, IOS, Web, and Unity. It features a NoSQL database and provides cloud storage.

2. Parse Server :
Parse Server is an Open-source backend server that helps developers to deploy their applications using a Node environment. It is developed by Facebook and provides a variety of services such as MongoDB and PostGre as a database. It requires a deployment infrastructure like Heroku or AWS.

Difference between Firebase and Parse Server :

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Parse Server

1.Firebase is a fast and real-time Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS).Parse Server is an open-source server to host services.
2.It is developed by Google.It is developed by Facebook.
3.It is a hosting service offered by Google.It is a self-hosting and Parse hosting provider.
4.It supports up to 100 simultaneous connections.It provides no limit over connections and supports local testing and development.
5.It does not support any Custom Code.It supports Custom Code.
6.It provides Firebase Storage as a database option to store and retrieve files.It provides huge relationship-based databases to store and retrieve databases.
7.It supports push notifications to be sent to hosted apps.It supports push notifications as well as push notification campaigns to be sent.
8.Usage : It is suitable to use for real-time applications.Usage : It is suitable to build general-purpose applications.
Last Updated : 08 Apr, 2021
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