Amazon Cognito

Cognito is a simple user identity and data synchronization service that helps you manage and synchronize app data for your users across multiple devices



  • Simple backend infrastructure to manage users, their data and states.
  • Provides Amazon, Facebook, Google or our own user identity system integration for Identity Management
  • Mainly synchs and stores user data (can be anything) multiple mobile or connected devices.
  • Supports unauthenticated identities.
  • Provides AWS MobileSDK and Server side API calls for synching data.
  • Amazon Cognito Sync store is a key/value pair store linked to an Amazon Cognito Identity.
  • Each user information store can have a maximum size of 20 MB.
  • By Default Amazon Cognito maintains the last-written version of the data and synch's to local data store of cognito accordingly.
  • Only when you call the synchronize() method you will be charged, not for read/writes to local datastore.

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