AWS Amplify icon
AWS Amplify
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Digital Ocean App Platform icon
Digital Ocean App Platform
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Vercel icon
Vercel

Timings

Time to First Byte (TTFB) and Load time across different locations. Lower is better.

Location
AWS Amplify
TTFB
Load
Digital Ocean App Platform
TTFB
Load
Vercel
TTFB
Load
US flagus-west-1
US flagus-east-1
CA flagca-central-1
BR flagsa-east-1
DE flageu-central-1
GB flageu-west-2
FR flageu-west-3
SE flageu-north-1
IT flageu-south-1
ZA flagaf-south-1
SG flagap-southeast-1
JP flagap-northeast-1
HK flagap-east-1
AU flagap-southeast-2
KR flagap-northeast-2

Hosting & Deployment Platforms features

Compare the features of the Hosting & Deployment Platforms to help you choose the right one for your needs.

FeatureAWS AmplifyDigital Ocean App PlatformVercel

Infrastructure

What runs under-the-hood.

AWS

DigitalOcean Cloud

Cloudflare for CDN

Multi-cloud

Google Cloud (GCP), AWS
Cloudflare Workers for Edge Functions

Continuous Integration & Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)

Continuous deployment

Automated builds from Git

An easy integration with popular Git repository hostings like Github, GitLab and Bitbucket.

Instant rollbacks to any version

Easy way to promote any previous build to production without the need to revert commits or data changes.
Requires configuration

Site previews for every push

New build with a unique URL for every commit and pull request.

Compatible with all Static Site Generators

Notifications

Events triggered on successful, canceled, or failed build.
Email, AWS Chatbot chat notifications, or AWS Console Mobile App push notifications
Slack, GitHub, outgoing webhook

Team Management

Create team account and invite your teammates to the project.

Custom domains

Bring your own domain and connect to the project.

Automatic HTTPS

SSL certificate generated automatically.

Rewrites & Redirects

HTTP 301 or 302 redirects from one URL to another. Rewrites work similar to reverse proxy and allow to send user to different URL without modifying the original URL.

Password Protection

An easy way to restrict access to the website for users who don't have password. Useful if you work on a new site and want to keep it in secret.
Available on Enterprise plans or with the Advanced Deployment Protection add-on for Pro plans - additional cost $150/mo

Skew Protection

Skew Protection ensures client and server versions stay synchronized during deployments, preventing compatibility issues.
available on Pro and Enterprise plans

Free Tier

Websites

Number of projects you can have in Free Tier on one account.

Unlimited

3

200

Build Minutes

The amount of time your build scripts run.

1 000 minutes /month

for the first 12 months

100 minutes /month

6 000 minutes /month

Concurrent builds

How many builds can be run at the same time?
N/A

1

1

Bandwidth

The amount of data that is transferred to or from the CDN.

15GB /month

for the first 12 months

1 GB /app

100GB /month

Team Members

Unlimited
Unlimited

1

Build Time Per Deployment

Build have to finish within the limited time. If not it will fail due to timeout.

30 minutes

Can be increased by setting a custom _BUILD_TIMEOUT env variable.

60 minutes

45 minutes

Build Memory Limit (in MiB)

The amount of memory that is allocated by system to build process. Some operations like image processing are expensive and might require more memory. For Node.js it is max-old-space-size setting.

2048 MiB

Can be increased to 8196 MiB

8192 MiB

8192 MiB

Paid Plans

Max team members before switch to custom pricing

Unlimited

Unlimited

10

Git contributors have to be Team Members

In order to triger build, Git contributor has to be a paid team member.
Starting from $20/mo per member

Serverless

Serverless Functions (API)

Node.js, Java, Go, .NET Core, Python
Node.js
Node.js, Go, Python, Ruby

Edge Functions

Support for Edge Functions
CloudFront
Vercel Edge Functions

Background Functions

Inngest

CRON Jobs

Schedule functions

Developer Experience

CLI

amplify
vercel

Extensions

Integrations

Environment Variables

Build Logs

Build Canceling

Platform Built-in Products

Analytics

Integration with AWS Pinpoint
Integration with Google Analytics
Real-time Insights. User Experience Scores. Web Vitals. Audiences.

Authentication

Integration with Amazon Cognito
N/A
Vercel Authentication

Database

Powered by AWS AppSync and Amazon DynamoDB
PostgreSQL
Vercel Postgres

Asset Optimizations

bundling, minifying, compressing images

A/B Testing

Using Edge Functions

Form Handling

Formspree

Data Storage

Spaces, compatible with Amazon S3
Vercel Storage

Push Notifications

Machine Learning

Security & Compliance Offerings

Two-factor authentication

Team Logs

Possible with AWS IAM and CloudTrail

SOC2

SOC2 Type 2

ISO27001

GDPR

Sustainability

Carbon Neutral

Carbon-free Energy

AWS promised to run on 100% renewable energy by 2025
Not clear policy
AWS promised to run on 100% renewable energy by 2025

Integrations

Integrations

Custom build-system integrations

AWS CodePipeline
N/A

Support with self-hosted instances of git

N/A

API mesh

N/A

Deploy Preview feedback integrations

N/AN/A
Slack, GitHub

Edge Functions integrations

N/A
Any Framework

High Performance Build Memory and CPU

N/AN/A

Custom setup for enterprise customers

Native Build Plugins

N/A