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Discussion on: Create and deploy an Express NodeJS with UI using Vercel (Free)

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Seanmclem

How bad is a cold-start on their free tier?

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I think it uses serverless but I haven't noticed any long delay compared to other websites.

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Seanmclem

Found a Blog on medium confirming it was at least a little faster than Firebase. Which basically has zero cold start problem compared to something like Heroku

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Good to know! Vercel (zeit) has been working fine for me for a while. The problem is there are different ways on the internet to set it up and most of them doesn't work for me, maybe due to changes from vercel. But I'm glad this setup works now.