Firehose.io vs Google Cloud Pub/Sub vs Pusher

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Firehose.io

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Google Cloud Pub/Sub

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Pros of Firehose.io
Pros of Google Cloud Pub/Sub
Pros of Pusher
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    RESTful
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    Rails gem
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    Works with ActiveRecord
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    Clean way to build real-time web applications
  • 5
    Easy to set-up and start with
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    1
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    An easy way to give customers realtime features
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    Websockets
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    Simple
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    Easy to get started with
  • 25
    Free plan
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    Heroku Add-on
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    Easy and fast to configure and to understand
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    JSON
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    Azure Add-on
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    Support
  • 5
    Happy
  • 4
    Push notification

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Cons of Firehose.io
Cons of Google Cloud Pub/Sub
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      Need integration with stackdriver for monitoring
    • 9
      Costly
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    What is Firehose.io?

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

    What is Google Cloud Pub/Sub?

    Cloud Pub/Sub is a fully-managed real-time messaging service that allows you to send and receive messages between independent applications. You can leverage Cloud Pub/Sub’s flexibility to decouple systems and components hosted on Google Cloud Platform or elsewhere on the Internet.

    What is Pusher?

    Pusher is the category leader in delightful APIs for app developers building communication and collaboration features.

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    What are some alternatives to Firehose.io, Google Cloud Pub/Sub, and Pusher?
    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.
    Socket.IO
    It enables real-time bidirectional event-based communication. It works on every platform, browser or device, focusing equally on reliability and speed.
    SignalR
    SignalR allows bi-directional communication between server and client. Servers can now push content to connected clients instantly as it becomes available. SignalR supports Web Sockets, and falls back to other compatible techniques for older browsers. SignalR includes APIs for connection management (for instance, connect and disconnect events), grouping connections, and authorization.
    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.
    PubNub
    PubNub makes it easy for you to add real-time capabilities to your apps, without worrying about the infrastructure. Build apps that allow your users to engage in real-time across mobile, browser, desktop and server.
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