Amazon Cognito vs Cierge: What are the differences?
What is Amazon Cognito? Securely manage and synchronize app data for your users across their mobile devices. You can create unique identities for your users through a number of public login providers (Amazon, Facebook, and Google) and also support unauthenticated guests. You can save app data locally on users’ devices allowing your applications to work even when the devices are offline.
What is Cierge? Easy magic-link authentication. Cierge is an open source authentication server (OIDC) that handles user signup, login, profiles, managerment, and more. Instead of storing passwords, Cirege uses magic links/codes and external logins to authenticate your users.
Amazon Cognito and Cierge can be categorized as "User Management and Authentication" tools.
Some of the features offered by Amazon Cognito are:
- Manage Unique Identities
- Work Offline
- Store and Sync across Devices
On the other hand, Cierge provides the following key features:
- No passwords
- User management
- External logins
Cierge is an open source tool with 1.22K GitHub stars and 61 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Cierge's open source repository on GitHub.