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Amazon Cognito

Securely manage and synchronize app data for your users across their mobile devices
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What is Amazon Cognito?

You can create unique identities for your users through a number of public login providers (Amazon, Facebook, and Google) and also support unauthenticated guests. You can save app data locally on users’ devices allowing your applications to work even when the devices are offline.
Amazon Cognito is a tool in the User Management and Authentication category of a tech stack.

Who uses Amazon Cognito?

Companies
144 companies reportedly use Amazon Cognito in their tech stacks, including Paralect, Our Stack, and Trilo.

Developers
279 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Amazon Cognito.

Amazon Cognito Integrations

AWS Amplify, AWS AppSync, AWS Mobile Hub, Serverless AppSync, and SketchUp are some of the popular tools that integrate with Amazon Cognito. Here's a list of all 9 tools that integrate with Amazon Cognito.
Pros of Amazon Cognito
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Backed by Amazon
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Manage Unique Identities
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MFA
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Work Offline
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Store and Sync
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It works
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Integrate with Google, Amazon, Twitter, Facebook, SAML
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SDKs and code samples
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Free for first 50000 users
Decisions about Amazon Cognito

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Amazon Cognito in their tech stack.

I'm starting a new React Native project and trying to decide on an auth provider. Currently looking at Auth0 and Amazon Cognito. It will need to play nice with a Django Rest Framework backend.

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Luis De la Hoz
Backend Developer at Smash · | 2 upvotes · 11.3K views
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AWS Amplify
Amazon Cognito

Hi all. I'm working on a mobile app that uses AWS Amplify to connect to Amazon Cognito and API Gateway, and I would like to extract the configuration info (user pool id, client id, region), so I can get it from a URL. How can I do this in the safest way?

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Amazon Cognito's Features

  • Manage Unique Identities
  • Work Offline
  • Store and Sync across Devices
  • Seamless Guest Access
  • Safeguard AWS Credentials
  • Control Access to AWS Resources

Amazon Cognito Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Amazon Cognito?
Auth0
A set of unified APIs and tools that instantly enables Single Sign On and user management to all your applications.
Okta
Connect all your apps in days, not months, with instant access to thousands of pre-built integrations - even add apps to the network yourself. Integrations are easy to set up, constantly monitored, proactively repaired and handle authentication and provisioning.
Firebase
Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
AWS IAM
It enables you to manage access to AWS services and resources securely. Using IAM, you can create and manage AWS users and groups, and use permissions to allow and deny their access to AWS resources.
Keycloak
It is an Open Source Identity and Access Management For Modern Applications and Services. It adds authentication to applications and secure services with minimum fuss. No need to deal with storing users or authenticating users. It's all available out of the box.
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Amazon Cognito's Followers
687 developers follow Amazon Cognito to keep up with related blogs and decisions.