mBaaS or BaaS Open Source

Here is a list with open-source BaaS or mBaaS providers. The list will include backend as a service platforms that are self-hosted and also providers that offer hosting solutions. For a comprehensive and detailed review please checkout the BaaS Comparison Matrix.

BaaS Open Source

  • Description: World’s most used open-source backend framework.
  • Features: CMS, user management, file management, GraphQL API, REST API, Email notification, Push-Notifications, facebook login, twitter login, third party integrations, etc.
  • Self-hosting: Yes
  • Cloud services: No
  • Description: World’s most used Parse as a service. All the features of Parse plus managed services.
  • Features: CMS, user management, file management, GraphQL API, REST API, Email notification, Push-Notifications, facebook login, twitter login, third party integrations, hosting services, etc.
  • Self-hosting: Yes
  • Cloud services: Yes
  • Remarks: (I) SaaS hosting, AWS, Azure and Google cloud hosting. (II) Professional services available. (III) China hosting option. Click here for details.
  • App Examples: Social Network App, Hotel Management App, Games
  • Description: Free and open source backend as a service on-premises for IoT and mobile apps with advanced functionalities: real-time pub/sub, fast search and geofencing.
  • Features: Scalable server, API, an administration console and a set of plugins that provide advanced functionalities like real-time pub/sub, blazing fast search and geofencing.
  • Self-hosting: Yes
  • Cloud services: Yes
  • Remarks: On Premises, Cloud Agnostic
  • Description: A fast, simple and self-hosted backend as a service for your (web) apps, Open Source and free. No need to write server-side code or database schemas. Makes building offline-capable software a breeze.
  • Features: offline first, no backend, user signup and administration, data storage, loading, synchronisation and shares, emails and payments
  • Self-hosting: Yes
  • Cloud services: No
  • Description: The realtime JavaScript backend that builds powerful web and mobile apps that scale.
  • Features: storage, search, authentication, files, realtime, offline sync.
  • Self-hosting: No
  • Cloud services: Yes
  • Description: A comprehensive library for building sophisticated cloud-powered apps.
  • Features: Analytics, APIs, interactions, authentication, notifications, storage, XR, etc.
  • Self-hosting: Yes
  • Cloud services: Yes
  • Remarks: Fully integrated with AWS. You can connect to other cloud providers.
  • Description: An open source platform to design, build, and scale APIs for web and mobile apps in minutes instead of days.
  • Features: users, CLI, collaboration, version control, manage your API’s resources, etc.
  • Self-hosting: Yes
  • Cloud services: No
  • Description: makes it easy to build modern API applications that require complex integrations.
  • Features: library of NodeJS modules, SDKs for iOS, Android, web, built-in push, geolocation, and file services.
  • Self-hosting: Yes
  • Cloud services: Yes
  • Description: Open-source Mobile Backend, making app development easier.
  • Features: authentication, social login, email/SMS notifications, session management, 2 factor authentication, etc.
  • Self-hosting: Yes
  • Cloud services: Yes
  • Description: A general-purpose backend framework for the cloud. It is an open source backend server for web, mobile and IoT. The backend for busy developers.
  • Features:RESTful JSON API, Database-agnostic, search, multitenancy, Spring Security, etc.
  • Self-hosting: Yes
  • Cloud services: Yes

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