Firebase vs. Socket.IO vs. NATS

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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 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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Firebase?
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    Why do developers choose Socket.IO?
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    Why do developers choose NATS?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Firebase?
    What are the cons of using Socket.IO?
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    What are the cons of using NATS?
    No Cons submitted yet for NATS

    Pricing

    How much does Firebase cost?
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    How much does Socket.IO cost?
    How much does NATS cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Firebase?
    594 companies on StackShare use Firebase
    What companies use Socket.IO?
    477 companies on StackShare use Socket.IO
    What companies use NATS?
    18 companies on StackShare use NATS

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Firebase?
    20 tools on StackShare integrate with Firebase
    What tools integrate with Socket.IO?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Socket.IO
    No integrations listed yet

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

    • 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
    • SignalR - A new library for ASP.NET developers that makes developing real-time web functionality easy.
    • PubNub - Build real-time apps quickly and scale them globally.

    See all alternatives to Firebase

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