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How much cost Parse self-hosting ?

How much cost Parse self-hosting ?

In this article, we are comparing expenses required to host the complete Parse solution (Parse Server + Database) in two different configurations. The first configuration covers small apps and the second covers scaling / large apps.
Small Apps – Will detail the structure required for starting apps with less than ten requests/second and minimum server-side processing.
Large and Scaling Apps – Will detail the structure required for scaling and large apps with more than 10 API requests per second.


Firebase vs. Parse Server

Firebase vs. Parse Server

Google has recently released a new version of Firebase. It provides a unified platform to build Android, iOS, and web Apps. Admob, Analytics, Authentication, Indexing, Test Lab, and Notifications are some of the new features introduced in the latest version of Firebase.
Parse Server is a better choice to build new apps or API’s. Read on to get a sense of comparison between the two and to understand why Parse Server is still better.

 


Parse migration tool

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If you hosted your app on Parse and are now aware of the fact that Parse is shutting down by Jan 2017, you should be searching an alternative to Parse. Parse has open-sourced their technology and paved a way to migrate your app’s backend to another BaaS provider. Back4app is one of the best BaaS providers that can efficiently support IoT, mobile apps or API’s. Try it out right away as the deadline for data migration has elapsed and you must be getting minor traffic on your app.

Even if you are looking for developing a new app, Back4app has an easy wizard to create and maintain your app. Back4app still supports Parse SDK and offers most features that were loved by Parse users including Push notifications on Dashboard, Global Config, Hooks, automatic emails, and cloud code.


Parse Self-hosting or hosting provider ?

Parse Self-hosting or hosting provider ?

Given the fact that Parse will be permanently shuttered on January 28, 2017, you have two options to host your apps.
1. Setting up the self-hosted Parse Server and then releasing a new app pointing to it
2. Migrating to a cloud hosting company that can provide Parse hosting service

There are pros and cons of each of these options. Here I discuss a few of them which may help you choose the better of the two that best suits you.


Parse Server 与 Firebase 的比较

Parse Server 与 Firebase 的比较
Google(谷歌) 最近为 Firebase 推出了新版本。它为开发者提供了统一标准的Andr​​oid, iOS 和 流动网络应用的实时应用平台。在最新版本的Firebase中,亦增加了如Admob, Analytics, Authentication, Index-ing, Text Lab 等一系列应用分析工具。
然而Parse Server还是一个开发应用和API的更好选择。接下来会为两者进行分析并说明为什么Parse Server 会是更好的选择。


What if I don’t migrate my parse db until April 28th?

What if I don’t migrate my parse db until April 28th?

Parse announced about their shut down on January 28th. With this, they also released a database migration tool that lets you migrate data from your Parse app to any MongoDB database. They said the Parse API would continue to operate as usual based on the new database. It made sure the migration could happen without downtime.


Hacking Parse open source with some workarounds

Hacking Parse open source with some workarounds

 

Parse server is one of the best alternatives for Parse. But as we have seen in our last article “Parse open-source is moving fast but still has some features to be opened up. See which” there are a few features that are not available in the open-source version of Parse. But there are alternatives for each of those features. Let’s take a quick look at some of the ways to close the gaps between Parse Server and make it work closer to Parse.


Parse open-source is moving fast

Parse open-source is moving fast

Migrating the data and setting up your own Parse Server is one of the most preferred options as Parse bids goodbye soon. Open source Parse Server and Dashboard are an excellent replacement for Parse.com with the support from Parse community. Many look at it as a great potential framework as you can develop according to your needs and get improvements and new features from developer’s community. Parse open-source already supports many features of Parse.com but here are some of them which are yet to be open sourced.


I’m still developing my app on Parse.com. Should I stay or should I go?

I’m still developing my app on Parse.com. Should I stay or should I go?

There are two important announcements from Parse.

  • Post April 28th, apps which have not migrated their database would assume a lower priority of traffic.
  • Parse will ultimately shut down after January 28th.
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If you are half way through developing an app, you must be deciding about the right time to migrate.
You need not be panicking right now because the performance that Parse will deliver it’s enough to finish your app’s development. Additionally. The April 28th deadline has no impact on you because there are no users for your app yet.

But there are other good reasons to move now, especially to anticipate issues on Parse migration and on to adapt Parse features. You need to figure out alternatives to build, host and manage your app.

Let’s analyse some scenarios:


Firebase versus Parse Server

Firebase versus Parse Server

O Google recentemente liberou uma nova versão do Firebase. A mesma fornece uma plataforma unificada para Android, iOS e aplicações web. Painel administrativo, Analytics, autenticação, indexação, laboratório de testes e notificações são algumas das funcionalidades introduzidas na última versão do Firebase. O Parse Server é uma melhor escolha para criação de novos aplicativos ou APIs. Continue lendo para ter uma comparação completa entre ambas as plataformas e descobrir o motivo que o Parse Server continua sendo melhor que o Firebase.