NATS vs. Faye vs. Firehose.io

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Description

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.

What is Firehose.io?

Firehose is both a Rack application and JavaScript library that makes building real-time web applications possible.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use NATS?
20 companies on StackShare use NATS
What companies use Faye?
5 companies on StackShare use Faye
What companies use Firehose.io?
1 companies on StackShare use Firehose.io

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What tools integrate with Firehose.io?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Firehose.io

What are some alternatives to NATS, Faye, and Firehose.io?

  • 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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