Everything You Need to know about Back-end as a service platforms

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A BaaS or mBaaS or Backend as a Service is a platform that automates backend side development and takes care of the cloud infrastructure.

A BaaS platform will help you to solve two problems: – Manage and scale cloud infrastructure – Speed up backend development

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– Reduce time to market –  Reduce the cost of development – Assign fewer backend developers to a project (same results with fewer developers) – Outsource cloud infrastructure 

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Business benefits of Baas

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– Focus on frontend development – Excludes redundant stack setup – No need to program boilerplate code – Standardize the coding environment – Let backend developers program high-value lines of code

Technical Benefits of BaaS

– Making an MVP – Minimum Viable Product – Stand-alone apps or applications that require a small number of integrations – Enterprise apps that are not mission-critical

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When to use a backend as a service?

– Scalable Database (NoSQL or SQL) – APIs (GraphQL and REST) – Business Logic via Cloud Code Functions – User authentication – Social Integration (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.) – Email Verification – Push Notifications – Geolocation – Database Graphical User Interface (GUI) – Logs – CDN and Cache – Infrastructure

Common Features of Back-end as a service 

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– Real-time applications (chat, messaging apps like Slack) – Transportation apps (similar to Uber) – Social-network type  apps – Ecommerce apps – Music or Video streaming apps – Games

What types of projects run best on a Backend as a Service?

Top Back-end as a service companies:

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If you are looking for a back-end as a service platform to build your apps, you are at the right place!

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