Socket.IO vs. NATS vs. Faye

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Socket.IO

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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 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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Companies

470 Companies Using Socket.IO
17 Companies Using NATS
5 Companies Using Faye

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

  • 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

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