Comparision of

Render vs Digital Ocean App Platform

Feature
Render
Digital Ocean App Platform
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Infrastructure

What runs under-the-hood.

AWS and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)Depends on the region
DigitalOcean CloudCloudflare for CDN
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.

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
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.

Free Tier
Websites

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

Unlimited
3
Build Minutes

The amount of time your build scripts run.

Unlimited
100 minutes /month
Concurrent builds

How many builds can be run at the same time?

1 /service
1
Bandwidth

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

100GB /month
1 GB /app
Team Members
Unlimited
Unlimited
Build Time Per Deployment

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

N/A
60 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
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.

Serverless
Serverless Functions (API)
Edge Functions
Background Functions
CRON Jobs
$
$4 /month
Developer Experience
CLI
Extensions
Environment Variables
Build Logs
Build Canceling
Platform Built-in Products
Analytics
Authentication
Database
PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL
Asset Optimizations
A/B Testing
Form Handling
Data Storage
Spaces, compatible with Amazon S3
Push Notifications
Machine Learning
Security & Compliance Offerings
Two-factor authentication
Team Logs
SOC2
SOC1 for now
ISO27001
GDPR
Sustainability
Carbon Neutral
N/A
Carbon-free Energy
N/A
Not clear policy
Last updateApril 29, 2022April 29, 2022
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sa-east-1
eu-central-1
eu-west-2
eu-west-3
eu-north-1
eu-south-1
af-south-1
ap-southeast-1
ap-northeast-1
ap-east-1
ap-southeast-2
ap-northeast-2
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