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Google Cloud Pub/Sub vs NATS: What are the differences?

Google Cloud Pub/Sub: Global service for real-time and reliable messaging and streaming data. 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; NATS: Lightweight publish-subscribe & distributed queueing messaging system. 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.

Google Cloud Pub/Sub and NATS belong to "Realtime Backend / API" category of the tech stack.

According to the StackShare community, Google Cloud Pub/Sub has a broader approval, being mentioned in 73 company stacks & 17 developers stacks; compared to NATS, which is listed in 27 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.

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Pros of Google Cloud Pub/Sub
Pros of NATS
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    Easy to set-up and start with
  • 20
    Fastest pub-sub system out there
  • 14
    Rock solid
  • 10
    Easy to grasp
  • 3
    Light-weight
  • 3
    Easy, Fast, Secure
  • 1
    Robust Security Model

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Cons of Google Cloud Pub/Sub
Cons of NATS
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    Need integration with stackdriver for monitoring
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    No Order
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    Persistence with Jetstream supported
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    No Persistence

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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 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.

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Kafka
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RabbitMQ
RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
Firebase
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Socket.IO
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