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Firebase
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Vercel

Timings

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

Location
Firebase
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.

FeatureFirebaseVercel

Infrastructure

What runs under-the-hood.

Google Cloud (GCP)

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.
Need to use additional CI/CD service

Instant rollbacks to any version

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

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.
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

200

Build Minutes

The amount of time your build scripts run.
N/A

6 000 minutes /month

Concurrent builds

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

1

Bandwidth

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

360 MB /day

100GB /month

Team Members

Unlimited

1

Build Time Per Deployment

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

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.
N/A

8192 MiB

Paid Plans

Max team members before switch to custom pricing

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)

JavaScript
Node.js, Go, Python, Ruby

Edge Functions

Support for Edge Functions
Vercel Edge Functions

Background Functions

Inngest

CRON Jobs

Schedule functions

Developer Experience

CLI

firebase-tools
vercel

Extensions

Integrations

Environment Variables

Build Logs

Build Canceling

Platform Built-in Products

Analytics

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

Authentication

Firebase Authentication
Vercel Authentication

Database

Firestore & Realtime
Vercel Postgres

Asset Optimizations

bundling, minifying, compressing images

A/B Testing

Using Edge Functions

Form Handling

Formspree

Data Storage

Vercel Storage

Push Notifications

Machine Learning

Security & Compliance Offerings

Two-factor authentication

Team Logs

SOC2

SOC2 Type 2

ISO27001

GDPR

Sustainability

Carbon Neutral

Carbon-free Energy

AWS promised to run on 100% renewable energy by 2025

Integrations

Integrations

Custom build-system integrations

Support with self-hosted instances of git

N/A

API mesh

N/A

Deploy Preview feedback integrations

N/A
Slack, GitHub

Edge Functions integrations

Any Framework

High Performance Build Memory and CPU

N/A

Custom setup for enterprise customers

Native Build Plugins

N/A