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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 SocketCluster?

SocketCluster is a fast, highly scalable HTTP + realtime server engine which lets you build multi-process realtime servers that make use of all CPU cores on a machine/instance. It removes the limitations of having to run your Node.js server as a single thread and makes your backend resilient by automatically recovering from worker crashes and aggregating errors into a central log.

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Why do developers choose Firebase?
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    Why do developers choose NATS?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Firebase?
    Downsides of Firebase?

    What are the cons of using NATS?
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    What are the cons of using SocketCluster?
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    Pricing

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

    Companies

    What companies use Firebase?
    624 companies on StackShare use Firebase
    What companies use NATS?
    19 companies on StackShare use NATS
    What companies use SocketCluster?
    6 companies on StackShare use SocketCluster

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Firebase?
    20 tools on StackShare integrate with Firebase
    No integrations listed yet
    What tools integrate with SocketCluster?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with SocketCluster

    What are some alternatives to Firebase, NATS, and SocketCluster?

    • 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
    • SignalR - A new library for ASP.NET developers that makes developing real-time web functionality easy.

    See all alternatives to Firebase

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