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AWS Amplify vs Realm: What are the differences?

What is AWS Amplify? JavaScript Open Source Library with React, React Native Extensions. A JavaScript library for frontend and mobile developers building cloud-enabled applications. The library is a declarative interface across different categories of operations in order to make common tasks easier to add into your application. The default implementation works with Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources but is designed to be open and pluggable for usage with other cloud services that wish to provide an implementation or custom backends.

What is Realm? Realm makes it easy to build reactive apps, realtime collaborative features, and offline-first experiences. The Realm Mobile Platform is a next-generation data layer for applications. Realm is reactive, concurrent, and lightweight, allowing you to work with live, native objects.

AWS Amplify can be classified as a tool in the "AWS Tools" category, while Realm is grouped under "Mobile Database".

AWS Amplify and Realm are both open source tools. It seems that Realm with 13.4K GitHub stars and 1.74K forks on GitHub has more adoption than AWS Amplify with 5.7K GitHub stars and 935 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Realm has a broader approval, being mentioned in 59 company stacks & 51 developers stacks; compared to AWS Amplify, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 10 developer stacks.

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Pros of AWS Amplify
Pros of Realm
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    GraphQL
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    Better with Relations and Security
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    Flexible Auth options
  • 2
    Cheaper
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    Continuous deployment
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    Backed by Amazon
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    Good
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    Cloud Syncing
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    Elegant API
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    React Native Support
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    Strong Adoption Growth

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Cons of AWS Amplify
Cons of Realm
  • 2
    Free tier is limited
  • 1
    Steep Learning Curve
  • 1
    No offline support for web till now

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What is AWS Amplify?

A JavaScript library for frontend and mobile developers building cloud-enabled applications. The library is a declarative interface across different categories of operations in order to make common tasks easier to add into your application. The default implementation works with Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources but is designed to be open and pluggable for usage with other cloud services that wish to provide an implementation or custom backends.

What is Realm?

The Realm Mobile Platform is a next-generation data layer for applications. Realm is reactive, concurrent, and lightweight, allowing you to work with live, native objects.

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What are some alternatives to AWS Amplify and Realm?
Firebase
Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.
AWS Mobile Hub
AWS Mobile Hub is the fastest way to build mobile apps powered by AWS. It lets you easily add and configure features for your apps, including user authentication, data storage, backend logic, push notifications, content delivery, and analytics. After you build your app, AWS Mobile Hub gives you easy access to testing on real devices, as well as analytics dashboards to track usage of your app – all from a single, integrated console.
Beanstalk
A single process to commit code, review with the team, and deploy the final result to your customers.
Serverless
Build applications comprised of microservices that run in response to events, auto-scale for you, and only charge you when they run. This lowers the total cost of maintaining your apps, enabling you to build more logic, faster. The Framework uses new event-driven compute services, like AWS Lambda, Google CloudFunctions, and more.
AWS AppSync
AWS AppSync automatically updates the data in web and mobile applications in real time, and updates data for offline users as soon as they reconnect. AppSync makes it easy to build collaborative mobile and web applications that deliver responsive, collaborative user experiences.
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