Comparison of images as a service solutions
Images as a service is a convenient to handle images upload in a web site.
Why an images as service (IaaS)
Here is some features, those types of services are doing.
- Image uploader (Optional)
- Image resize thanks to an url with special transformations parameters
- REST API to manage the stored images
- CDN to serve image faster …
It allow you to spare the time :
- to develop similar functionnality.
- to manage only you software code and not the site assets which generally are the heaviest ressources and require specific handling
Comparison of the services
Here is a comparison table of the different services. It is not easy as the different services use different metrics to price their offers.
Feel free to suggest me other I have not listed here. I included only the first plan below 100$.
Here are also some free alternatives :