Parse Server is an open-source backend framework that allows you to build scalable and flexible applications. It provides a complete backend solution for managing user authentication, data storage, push notifications, and more. With Parse Server, you can easily set up your own server and API, giving you full control over your data and business logic.
Compared to other backend frameworks like Firebase or AWS Amplify, Parse Server offers more customization options and flexibility. It supports multiple databases, including MongoDB and PostgreSQL, and allows you to integrate with existing infrastructure. Parse Server also provides a rich set of SDKs for various platforms, making it easy to build cross-platform applications.