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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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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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        What are some alternatives to Google Cloud Pub/Sub and NATS?
        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.
        Pusher
        Pusher is the category leader in delightful APIs for app developers building communication and collaboration features.
        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.
        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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        CommentBox.io uses Google Cloud Pub/SubGoogle Cloud Pub/Sub

        Certain events need to both happen asynchronously and also be guaranteed execution even in the face of errors. Pub/Sub accomplishes this miraculous feat.

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        Apcera uses NATSNATS

        NATS is the backbone of Continuum.

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