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LeanCloud vs PubNub: What are the differences?

What is LeanCloud? Leading serverless cloud service. LeanCloud is a complete and mature solution for both the stateless and stateful components of your backend.

What is PubNub? Build real-time apps quickly and scale them globally. 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.

LeanCloud can be classified as a tool in the "Cloud Management" category, while PubNub is grouped under "Realtime Backend / API".

Some of the features offered by LeanCloud are:

  • Multi-node coverage
  • Cross-region access acceleration
  • Flexible pricing

On the other hand, PubNub provides the following key features:

  • PubNub SDKs support over 50 of the most popular environments, including: iOS, Android, JavaScript, .NET, Java, Ruby, Python, PHP and many more.
  • Data Push - Establish and maintain persistent socket connections to any device (mobile, browser, desktop and server) and push data to global audiences in less than 录 of a second
  • Presence - Automatically detect when users enter or leave your app and whether machines are online
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What is LeanCloud?

It is a complete and mature solution for both the stateless and stateful components of your backend.

What is 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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        What are some alternatives to LeanCloud and PubNub?
        Parse
        With Parse, you can add a scalable and powerful backend in minutes and launch a full-featured app in record time without ever worrying about server management. We offer push notifications, social integration, data storage, and the ability to add rich custom logic to your app鈥檚 backend with Cloud Code.
        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.
        AWS Lambda
        AWS Lambda is a compute service that runs your code in response to events and automatically manages the underlying compute resources for you. You can use AWS Lambda to extend other AWS services with custom logic, or create your own back-end services that operate at AWS scale, performance, and security.
        Socket.IO
        It enables real-time bidirectional event-based communication. It works on every platform, browser or device, focusing equally on reliability and speed.
        Serverless
        Build applications comprised of microservices that run in response to events, auto-scale for you, and only charge you when they run. This lowers the total cost of maintaining your apps, enabling you to build more logic, faster. The Framework uses new event-driven compute services, like AWS Lambda, Google CloudFunctions, and more.
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        Decisions about LeanCloud and PubNub
        PubNub
        PubNub
        Unity
        Unity

        I recently used PubNub to implement a realtime leaderboard into my Unity game. It was easy and straight forward to get up and running. I choose Pubnub because they had a Unity SDK and an example project which showed me how to use it. I downloaded the example project and tweaked it to fit my game.

        In their documentation I found good information about what I needed to know. Also, their support is very helpful when you have questions.

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        PubNub
        PubNub

        I used PubNub because we needed a real time server for our product. Even though we selected a fixed amount paid version, the amount they charged was incredibly high, 8x of the fixed amount. We could not understand how did they do the calculation and there is no easy way of understanding it. Regarding to the analytics they have, we spent millions of messages with few hundred active users.

        Then for the second month we tried to change our architecture to decrease the messages but nothing changed. Then we wanted to get some support from them. We arranged a meeting and the person who joined the meeting didn't even have permissions to see our usage, so it was waste of time. Then they arranged another meeting WEEKS after which didn't solve anything either. As a result, we stopped using it and implemented our own simple pub-sub server.

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        Poojan Shah
        Poojan Shah
        Python Developer at Datavizz | 6 upvotes 6.6K views
        PubNub
        PubNub

        I was building up an Alexa Skill in which user orders a meal and its notification gets to the system of the restaurant and gets displayed which was implemented using PubNub which helped me a lot in getting real time updates and notifications. I used simple publish and subscribe module to implement it which resolved a major challenge. The 5 to 6 lines of python code get my every single chain working with notifications. Thanking PubNub for this major support for solving the challenge.

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        Krissanawat Kaewsanmuang
        Krissanawat Kaewsanmuang
        PubNub
        PubNub

        I use PubNub because is simple and easy I use on Chat app this service has stable, cheap and userfriendly. The admin interface is very easy to understand and you will find a lot of tutorials and learning at their website. Pubnub comes with my highest recommendation for anyone working with apps with chat, push notifications and other realtime data.

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        Avatar of gdi2290
        Co-Founder and CTO at Tipe
        Review ofPubNubPubNub

        PubNub is my goto solution for when I want to use sockets at scale. They have redundant data centers in 14 regions with 99.999% SLA allowing me to build realtime apps for any platform. Also Stephen (PubNub CTO) is Awesome!

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        Avatar of Volkan 脰z莽elik
        Volkan 脰z莽elik uses PubNubPubNub

        Using websockets is something, scaling a message pipeline to thousands of concurrent connections is something else.

        I trust PubNub with what it does best, and use it as zerotoherojs.com 鈥檚 messaging pipeline.

        With PubNub, I have one less problem to think about.

        Avatar of Flutter Health Inc.
        Flutter Health Inc. uses PubNubPubNub

        Flutter uses PubNub for sending push notifications when the users add new posts to the Flutter Community or leave comments.

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