Compare Reservoir vs. Contentful

Reservoir Contentful
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Product intro

Reservoir is a Drupal 8 distribution focused on decoupled content management. It is developed by Acquia, the company providing enterprise grade Drupal hosting and solutions.

Contentful is a pure CaaS (Content as a Service) player. It comes from Berlin, and is currently the global market leader for decoupled hosted content management.

Main advantages
  • Open Source CaaS option
  • Corporate backing from Acquia
  • Flexibility and extensibility
  • Widely used across industries
  • No technical operations needed
  • Free tier for hobbyists
Main disvantages
  • A young, unproven product
  • Complexity of hosting (compared to pure CaaS)
  • Unable to leverage full Drupal ecosystem
  • Limited customisation capabilities
  • Vendor lock in (though export is possible)
  • Pricing for large amounts of content
Product detailsReservoir Contentful

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