Firebase vs. NATS vs. Faye



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Description

What is Firebase?

Firebase is a cloud service designed to power real-time, collaborative applications. Simply add the Firebase library to your application to gain access to a shared data structure; any changes you make to that data are automatically synchronized with the Firebase cloud and with other clients within milliseconds.

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 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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Firebase?
Why do you like Firebase?

Why do developers choose NATS?
Why do you like NATS?

Why do developers choose Faye?
Why do you like Faye?

Cons

What are the cons of using Firebase?
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What are the cons of using NATS?
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What are the cons of using Faye?
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Pricing

How much does Firebase cost?
Firebase Pricing
How much does NATS cost?
How much does Faye cost?

Companies

What companies use Firebase?
928 companies on StackShare use Firebase
What companies use NATS?
24 companies on StackShare use NATS
What companies use Faye?
6 companies on StackShare use Faye

Integrations

What tools integrate with Firebase?
21 tools on StackShare integrate with Firebase
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What are some alternatives to Firebase, NATS, and Faye?

  • 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
  • PubNub - Build real-time apps quickly and scale them globally.

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