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Timings

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

Location
Netlify
TTFB
Load
AWS Amplify
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.

FeatureNetlifyAWS Amplify

Infrastructure

What runs under-the-hood.

Multi-cloud

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

AWS

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.
Slack, email, GitHub, outgoing webhook
Email, AWS Chatbot chat notifications, or AWS Console Mobile App push notifications

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.

Free Tier

Websites

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

500

Unlimited

Build Minutes

The amount of time your build scripts run.

300 minutes /month

1 000 minutes /month

for the first 12 months

Concurrent builds

How many builds can be run at the same time?

1

N/A

Bandwidth

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

100GB /month

15GB /month

for the first 12 months

Team Members

1

Unlimited

Build Time Per Deployment

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

15 minutes

30 minutes

Can be increased by setting a custom _BUILD_TIMEOUT env variable.

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.

7629.39 MiB

2048 MiB

Can be increased to 8196 MiB

Paid Plans

Max team members before switch to custom pricing

Unlimited

Unlimited

Git contributors have to be Team Members

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

Serverless

Serverless Functions (API)

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

Edge Functions

Support for Edge Functions
Uses deno runtime
CloudFront

Background Functions

run up to 15 minutes

CRON Jobs

Schedule functions
Schedule functions

Developer Experience

CLI

netlify dev
amplify

Extensions

Integrations

Environment Variables

Build Logs

Build Canceling

Web UI and programmatically via Build Plugins

Platform Built-in Products

Analytics

Server-side analytics.
Integration with AWS Pinpoint

Authentication

Netlify Identity
Integration with Amazon Cognito

Database

CockroachDB, Couchbase, DataStax, Fauna, PlanetScale, Redis, Supabase, Snaplet, TiDB Cloud, Tigris, Turso, Xata, and PolyScale
Powered by AWS AppSync and Amazon DynamoDB

Asset Optimizations

A/B 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

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
AWS promised to run on 100% renewable energy by 2025

Integrations

Integrations

Custom build-system integrations

AWS CodePipeline

Support with self-hosted instances of git

API mesh

GraphQL or REST API

Deploy Preview feedback integrations

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

Edge Functions integrations

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

High Performance Build Memory and CPU

36GB of memory and 10CPU

N/A

Native Build Plugins