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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.

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.

What is Pushpin?

Pushpin is a reverse proxy server that makes it easy to build realtime web services. The project is unique among realtime push solutions in that it is designed to address the needs of API creators.
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          What are some alternatives to NATS, PubNub, and Pushpin?
          Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
          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.
          It enables real-time bidirectional event-based communication. It works on every platform, browser or device, focusing equally on reliability and speed.
          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.
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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!

          How developers use NATS, PubNub, and Pushpin
          Avatar of Volkan Özçelik
          Volkan Özçelik 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 ’s 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.

          Avatar of Apcera
          Apcera uses NATSNATS

          NATS is the backbone of Continuum.

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