Google Firebase vs. Rackspace Cloud [EOL]

As of February 2019, Google Firebase is ranked 4th in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 2 reviews vs Rackspace Cloud [EOL] which is ranked unranked in Infrastructure as a Service Clouds (IaaS) with 3 reviews. The top reviewer of Google Firebase writes "We use this technology to build mobile applications and to communicate with our back-end infrastructure". The top reviewer of Rackspace Cloud [EOL] writes "Image backup is a valuable feature. It doesn't offer Elastic IP". Google Firebase is most compared with Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and DigitalOcean. Rackspace Cloud [EOL] is most compared with Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and iland.
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Pros
It has security rules to control database read/write operations in real-time.Allows us to create functions without any infrastructure apart from the Google App Engine.

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There is easy integration with multiple providers and third-party services.The most valuable feature for us is the support, which is really efficient.Image backup is a valuable feature. Even though this is a common feature, it is very helpful for us.

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Firebase uses JSON, and the storage format is very different to that of SQL. This does not allow for easy migrations.Google Cloud Functions (which is still a BETA version) needs to have more control over the uploaded functions. That is, it needs more options for controlling the functions itself.

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It would be nice to have more built-in suites compared to others. It would enable easier integration.It doesn't offer Elastic IP like AWS. And also we can't configure our server based on region.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
They have a free tier that will cover most projects. For more intensive use, you pay as you use it, but the price is very cheap.

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Comparatively, this solution is a bit expensive.The service includes licenses (for operating systems, databases, etc.). Asset management is easier with services like that.

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Rackspace is a listed company that specializes in hybrid cloud environments to support your applications and sites. The environments are based on its open-source operating system OpenStack.Rackspace Cloud caters for the private cloud, public cloud, dedicated servers, or a hybrid of platforms.

Your Rackspace Cloud environment is customizable according to your cloud requirements, and all products work together seamlessly from one portal.

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Fabulous, Pic Collage, Shazam, SkyScanner 3D Capacity, Acquity Group, Axios Systems, Behance, Blastro, Dominos Pizza, and Sage.
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