Socket.IO vs. NATS vs. Fanout

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Description

What is Socket.IO?

Socket.IO enables real-time bidirectional event-based communication. It works on every platform, browser or device, focusing equally on reliability and speed.

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.

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.

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Companies

470 Companies Using Socket.IO
17 Companies Using NATS
0 Companies Using Fanout

Integrations

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What are some alternatives to Socket.IO, NATS, and Fanout?

  • Firebase - The Realtime App Platform
  • Pusher - Hosted APIs to build realtime apps with less code
  • PubNub - Build real-time apps quickly and scale them globally.
  • Google Cloud Pub/Sub - Global service for real-time and reliable messaging and streaming data

See all alternatives to Socket.IO



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