Compare GraphCMS vs. Thunder CMS

GraphCMS Thunder CMS
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Product intro

GraphCMS is a CaaS (Content as a Service) provider based on GraphQL. It has been a GraphQL native since the very beginning and is currently the most popular GraphQL capable CaaS.

Thunder is a Drupal 8 distribution specialised for media houses. It is initially developed by Burda, a German media company, who is now seeking to get other members on the project.

Main advantages
  • Ease of use to editor user
  • Low barrier to entry for developers
  • No-operations personnel required
  • Everything included
  • Relatively modern architecture
  • Easy to get started
Main disvantages
  • Limited content capability for complex content modelling
  • High cost when working with large amounts of content
  • Flexibility for integrations and other enterprise requirements
  • Coupling on pre-packaged product
  • One size fits all - a lot of choices have been made
  • Unsure future with being a new distribution
Product detailsGraphCMS Thunder CMS

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