When comparing Back4App vs Baasbox, the Slant community recommends Back4App for most people. In the question“What are the best alternatives to Firebase?” Back4App is ranked 1st while Baasbox is ranked 6th. The most important reason people chose Back4App is:
The platform is reliable allow to scale up the applications running on it.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Open source
Back4app is an open source BAAS and Backend generator.
Pro Smooth migration from Parse
Back4App offers a smooth migration for all former Parse users who wish to migrate their data now that Parse has announced that it will stop soon.
Pro Easy to deploy
Deploying BaasBox is very simple, and the documentation on their site is very helpful and easy to understand.
Pro Self hosted and hosted options
You can choose to either download and install Baasbox on your own server, or use their hosted solution.
Con Uses MongoDB for the backend, which is not considered very safe by many
Back4App uses MongoDB as the database where data is stored. Mongo has been known to have issues with data corruption and data loss.
Con No longer maintained
Last commit is from 2015.