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Netlify.. Any competition in the market?

imthedeveloper profile image ImTheDeveloper ・1 min read

An open question!

Has anyone seen any alternatives to Netlify? It seems to be quite a unique offering with its CI capabilities mixed in with hosting. I've seen a few alternatives related to dropbox such as paperplane.io and also some related to github, but we currently use GitLab for our private version control.

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jorin

I love Netlify and how great their service works and I use it for all my static pages now.
Since I am already happy with their offers, I haven't tried any alternatives products, but I have heard other people recommending surge. Google's Firebase also offers hosting and search results show quite a few other solutions available.

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Sebastiaan Deckers

I've been keeping a list of static site CDN and hosting services.

Shameless plug: Take a look at commons.host for an open source alternative. Self-hosted or as a service. Built on top of the brand new native HTTP/2 support in Node.js. It supports server push, cache manifests, and other cutting edge tech. WIP.

Edit: Updated name and URLs to Commons Host.

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Ben Halpern

Cool project. What sparked you to start it?

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Sebastiaan Deckers

Thanks! Curiosity. Wanted to play with server push ever since SPDY. This has been a long-running side project. I'm starting to use it to serve a few real websites. Much lazier, and more performant, to set up a few simple push manifest rules than doing a full-blown webpack setup.

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Ben Halpern

Netlify looks pretty brilliant. I haven't had a reason to dive in with it but it seems really well done. Not sure if it's totally apples to apples but Zeit Now comes to mind.

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Love Hasija

Possibly Zeit might have upgraded there CDN now, it's much faster now compared to all others i compared now except github.io

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Pranith Hengavalli

Quick plug:
dragdrop.site lets you upload static files to a really fast static serving CDN, and has a lot of features that Netlify offers, such as SSL and support for your own TLD. There are a lot of other features on the roadmap, and I would love some feedback as to what functionality you're looking for.

Right now we're trying to build a scalable way to provide DB functions, as well as support for middleware and CI/CD from Github.

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Bayu Angora

Not working.

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Arpit Goyal

I have been using Netlify for sort of testing environment, but my actual publishing is on GitHub + Cloudflare.
I read Netlify offers all the features from cloudflare, But I can't place option to cache assets and some other small features. Can you help with make a choice? Thanks.

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Roger K.

I noticed no one mentioned Cloud Cannon - cloudcannon.com
I like them because clients and non-techies can use their 'editable' tools. This really helps make it good for agency work and standing out from the pack.

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Bayu Angora

CloudCannon is for Jekyll only.

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Ilias Trichopoulos

I stumbled upon this service today: deployhq.com/

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Hashim Warren

I wrote an article on the top Netlify alternatives:

configmag.com/static-site-hosting/