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Firebase Hosting vs Netlify: What are the differences?

Firebase Hosting: Production-grade web content hosting. It is production-grade web content hosting for developers. With a single command, you can quickly deploy web apps and serve both static and dynamic content to a global CDN (content delivery network). You can also pair it with Cloud Functions or Cloud Run to build and host microservices; Netlify: Build, deploy and host your static site or app with a drag and drop interface and automatic delpoys from GitHub or Bitbucket. Netlify is smart enough to process your site and make sure all assets gets optimized and served with perfect caching-headers from a cookie-less domain. We make sure your HTML is served straight from our CDN edge nodes without any round-trip to our backend servers and are the only ones to give you instant cache invalidation when you push a new deploy. Netlify is also the only static hosting service with integrated continuous deployment.

Firebase Hosting and Netlify belong to "Static Web Hosting" category of the tech stack.

Startae, Ratio, and Flat are some of the popular companies that use Netlify, whereas Firebase Hosting is used by Thought Vector, Step Up Labs, and Talkative. Netlify has a broader approval, being mentioned in 131 company stacks & 380 developers stacks; compared to Firebase Hosting, which is listed in 12 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

Decisions about Firebase Hosting and Netlify
Howie Zhao
Full Stack Engineer at yintrust · | 7 upvotes · 146.1K views

We use Netlify to host static websites.

The reasons for choosing Netlify over GitHub Pages are as follows:

  • Netfily can bind multiple domain names, while GitHub Pages can only bind one domain name
  • With Netfily, the original repository can be private, while GitHub Pages free tier requires the original repository to be public

In addition, in order to use CDN, we use Netlify DNS.

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Pros of Firebase Hosting
Pros of Netlify
  • 4
    Integration with firebase
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    Analytics
  • 1
    Super simple deploys
  • 1
    Easy deployment
  • 43
    Easy deploy
  • 42
    Fastest static hosting and continuous deployments
  • 21
    Super simple deploys
  • 21
    Free SSL support
  • 15
    Easy Setup and Continous deployments
  • 9
    Free plan for personal websites
  • 9
    Faster than any other option in the market
  • 7
    Deploy previews
  • 6
    Free Open Source (Pro) plan
  • 4
    Easy to use and great support
  • 4
    Analytics
  • 4
    Great loop-in material on a blog
  • 3
    Great drag and drop functionality
  • 3
    Fastest static hosting and continuous deployments
  • 2
    Custom domains support
  • 1
    Canary Releases (Split Tests)
  • 1
    Tech oriented support
  • 1
    Supports static site generators

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Cons of Firebase Hosting
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      It's expensive
    • 1
      Bandwidth limitation

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    What is Firebase Hosting?

    It is production-grade web content hosting for developers. With a single command, you can quickly deploy web apps and serve both static and dynamic content to a global CDN (content delivery network). You can also pair it with Cloud Functions or Cloud Run to build and host microservices.

    What is Netlify?

    Netlify is smart enough to process your site and make sure all assets gets optimized and served with perfect caching-headers from a cookie-less domain. We make sure your HTML is served straight from our CDN edge nodes without any round-trip to our backend servers and are the only ones to give you instant cache invalidation when you push a new deploy. Netlify is also the only static hosting service with integrated continuous deployment.

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    What are some alternatives to Firebase Hosting and Netlify?
    Heroku
    Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.
    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.
    DigitalOcean
    We take the complexities out of cloud hosting by offering blazing fast, on-demand SSD cloud servers, straightforward pricing, a simple API, and an easy-to-use control panel.
    GitHub Pages
    Public webpages hosted directly from your GitHub repository. Just edit, push, and your changes are live.
    Google Cloud Storage
    Google Cloud Storage allows world-wide storing and retrieval of any amount of data and at any time. It provides a simple programming interface which enables developers to take advantage of Google's own reliable and fast networking infrastructure to perform data operations in a secure and cost effective manner. If expansion needs arise, developers can benefit from the scalability provided by Google's infrastructure.
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