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Timings

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

Location
Layer0
TTFB
Load
Netlify
TTFB
Load
Firebase
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.

FeatureLayer0NetlifyFirebase

Infrastructure

What runs under-the-hood.
N/A

Multi-cloud

Google Cloud (GCP), AWS, Digital Ocean, Yandex, Rackspace Cloud

Google Cloud (GCP)

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.
Email
Slack, email, 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.
Including automatic certificate creation and renewal

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.
Included in paid plan

Skew Protection

Skew Protection ensures client and server versions stay synchronized during deployments, preventing compatibility issues.
N/A

Free Tier

Websites

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

500

Unlimited

Build Minutes

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

300 minutes /month

N/A

Concurrent builds

How many builds can be run at the same time?

1

1

N/A

Bandwidth

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

100GB /month

100GB /month

360 MB /day

Team Members

3

1

Unlimited

Build Time Per Deployment

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

15 minutes

N/A

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

7629.39 MiB

N/A

Paid Plans

Max team members before switch to custom pricing

N/A

Unlimited

Unlimited

Git contributors have to be Team Members

In order to triger build, Git contributor has to be a paid team member.
N/A
Starting from $19/month per member

Serverless

Serverless Functions (API)

JavaScript
JavaScript

Edge Functions

Support for Edge Functions
N/A
Uses deno runtime

Background Functions

run up to 15 minutes

CRON Jobs

Schedule functions
Schedule functions

Developer Experience

CLI

netlify dev
firebase-tools

Extensions

Integrations

Environment Variables

Build Logs

Build Canceling

Web UI and programmatically via Build Plugins

Platform Built-in Products

Analytics

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

Authentication

Netlify Identity
Firebase Authentication

Database

CockroachDB, Couchbase, DataStax, Fauna, PlanetScale, Redis, Supabase, Snaplet, TiDB Cloud, Tigris, Turso, Xata, and PolyScale
Firestore & Realtime

Asset Optimizations

A/B Testing

git branch-based split testing
Using Edge Functions. git branch-based split testing.

Form Handling

Netlify Forms

Data Storage

Push Notifications

Machine Learning

Security & Compliance Offerings

Two-factor authentication

Team Logs

SOC2

SOC2 Type 2

ISO27001

GDPR

Sustainability

Carbon Neutral

N/A

Carbon-free Energy

N/A
AWS promised to run on 100% renewable energy by 2025

Integrations

Integrations

N/A

Custom build-system integrations

N/A

Support with self-hosted instances of git

N/AN/A

API mesh

N/A
GraphQL or REST API
N/A

Deploy Preview feedback integrations

N/A
Loom, JIRA, Trello, Linear, Shortcut, Browserstack, GitHub, GitLab, Azure DevOps
N/A

Edge Functions integrations

N/A
Astro, 11ty, Hydrogen, Nextjs, Nuxt, Remix, SolidJS, SvelteKit, and Qwik

High Performance Build Memory and CPU

N/A

36GB of memory and 10CPU

N/A

Native Build Plugins

N/AN/A