In the previous chapters, we saw how Next.js works, how to optimize it for SEO, how to deal with performance, how to adopt UI frameworks, and how to fetch data on both the client and server sides, eventually being able to create a fantastic web application. But then, we have a problem: how should we ship it to production? There are many different hosting providers, cloud platforms, and even Platform as a Service (PaaS) solutions out there; how do we pick one?
In this chapter, we will see how to choose the right deployment platform.
We will look at the following in detail:
- How choosing the right deployment platform could affect performance
- How to decide between different cloud solutions
- What are the most popular alternatives for hosting a Next.js app?
By the end of this chapter, you'll be able to deploy any Next.js application to any host, knowing how to choose the right provider from the most popular hosting...