Fanout vs. Faye vs. NATS

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What is Fanout?

Fanout makes it easy to build realtime APIs and apps. The product is a cross between a reverse proxy and a message broker. Receivers subscribe to channels, and published data is delivered in realtime.

What is Faye?

Faye is a set of tools for simple publish-subscribe messaging between web clients. It ships with easy-to-use message routing servers for Node.js and Rack applications, and clients that can be used on the server and in the browser.

What is NATS?

Unlike traditional enterprise messaging systems, NATS has an always-on dial tone that does whatever it takes to remain available. This forms a great base for building modern, reliable, and scalable cloud and distributed systems.

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Why do developers choose NATS?
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How much does Fanout cost?
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What companies use Fanout?
1 companies on StackShare use Fanout
What companies use Faye?
6 companies on StackShare use Faye
What companies use NATS?
22 companies on StackShare use NATS

What are some alternatives to Fanout, Faye, and NATS?

  • Firebase - The Realtime App Platform
  • Socket.IO - Realtime application framework (Node.JS server)
  • Pusher - Hosted APIs to build realtime apps with less code
  • Google Cloud Pub/Sub - Global service for real-time and reliable messaging and streaming data

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