Azure Functions vs Cloud Functions for Firebase: What are the differences?
What is Azure Functions? Listen and react to events across your stack. Azure Functions is an event driven, compute-on-demand experience that extends the existing Azure application platform with capabilities to implement code triggered by events occurring in virtually any Azure or 3rd party service as well as on-premises systems.
What is Cloud Functions for Firebase? Run your mobile backend code without managing servers. Cloud Functions for Firebase lets you create functions that are triggered by Firebase products, such as changes to data in the Realtime Database, uploads to Cloud Storage, new user sign ups via Authentication, and conversion events in Analytics.
Azure Functions and Cloud Functions for Firebase can be categorized as "Serverless / Task Processing" tools.
According to the StackShare community, Cloud Functions for Firebase has a broader approval, being mentioned in 46 company stacks & 32 developers stacks; compared to Azure Functions, which is listed in 30 company stacks and 22 developer stacks.