Compare Thunder CMS vs. Cosmic.js

Thunder CMS Cosmic.js
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Product intro

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.

Cosmic.js is a CaaS based on GraphQL. It follows on the footsteps of both Contentful and GraphCMS.

Main advantages
  • Everything included
  • Relatively modern architecture
  • Easy to get started
  • Excellent usability for editors
  • Developer ergonomics
  • Clear pricing model (no free tier, though)
Main disvantages
  • Coupling on pre-packaged product
  • One size fits all - a lot of choices have been made
  • Unsure future with being a new distribution
  • Limited content modeling capability
  • Lack of customisation options
  • Vendor lock in
Product detailsThunder CMS Cosmic.js

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