This article will explore the benefits of using a BaaS – Backend as a Service platform. It will provide an overview of this cloud service and a list of core features.
A Backend as a Service automates server-side development and handles the underlying infrastructure. It delivers ready-to-use backend building blocks, allows users to outsource infrastructure management, and is used by app developers to build web and mobile apps.
The core features of a Backend as a Service include:
- Scalable databases
- APIs and SDKs
- Serverless Functions
- Notifications (Push Notifications, Email Notifications, etc)
- Data Storage
- User Authentication (Social Media, Email, etc)
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