NATS vs. Radar vs. Pusher

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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 Radar?

Radar is built on top of, the next-generation backend for It uses Redis for backend storage, though the assumption is that this is only for storing currently active data.

What is Pusher?

Pusher is the category leader in delightful APIs for app developers building communication and collaboration features.

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Why do developers choose NATS?
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What are the cons of using NATS?
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What are the cons of using Radar?
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What are the cons of using Pusher?
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What companies use NATS?
22 companies on StackShare use NATS
What companies use Radar?
2 companies on StackShare use Radar
What companies use Pusher?
148 companies on StackShare use Pusher


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What tools integrate with Pusher?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Pusher

What are some alternatives to NATS, Radar, and Pusher?

  • Firebase - The Realtime App Platform
  • Socket.IO - Realtime application framework (Node.JS server)
  • Google Cloud Pub/Sub - Global service for real-time and reliable messaging and streaming data
  • PubNub - Build real-time apps quickly and scale them globally.

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