Get Advice Icon

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Gun
Gun

10
40
+ 1
0
Horizon
Horizon

13
34
+ 1
0
Add tool

Gun vs Horizon: What are the differences?

What is Gun? Self-hosted Firebase. GUN is a realtime, decentralized, embedded, graph database engine.

What is Horizon? *A realtime, open-source JavaScript back end from RethinkDB *. Horizon provides a complete backend that makes it dramatically simpler to build, deploy, manage, and scale engaging JavaScript web and mobile apps. Horizon is extensible, integrates with the Node.js stack, and allows building modern, arbitrarily complex applications.

Gun and Horizon belong to "Realtime Backend / API" category of the tech stack.

Gun and Horizon are both open source tools. Gun with 10.2K GitHub stars and 638 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Horizon with 6.77K GitHub stars and 386 GitHub forks.

What is Gun?

GUN is a realtime, decentralized, embedded, graph database engine.

What is Horizon?

Horizon provides a complete backend that makes it dramatically simpler to build, deploy, manage, and scale engaging JavaScript web and mobile apps. Horizon is extensible, integrates with the Node.js stack, and allows building modern, arbitrarily complex applications.
Get Advice Icon

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Why do developers choose Gun?
Why do developers choose Horizon?
    Be the first to leave a pro
      Be the first to leave a con
        Be the first to leave a con
        What companies use Gun?
        What companies use Horizon?

        Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

        What tools integrate with Gun?
        What tools integrate with Horizon?
          No integrations found
          What are some alternatives to Gun and Horizon?
          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.
          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.
          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.
          See all alternatives
          Decisions about Gun and Horizon
          No stack decisions found
          Interest over time
          Reviews of Gun and Horizon
          No reviews found
          How developers use Gun and Horizon
          No items found
          How much does Gun cost?
          How much does Horizon cost?
          Pricing unavailable
          Pricing unavailable
          News about Gun
          More news
          News about Horizon
          More news