NATS vs. SocketCluster vs. Pushpin

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Description

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 SocketCluster?

SocketCluster is a fast, highly scalable HTTP + realtime server engine which lets you build multi-process realtime servers that make use of all CPU cores on a machine/instance. It removes the limitations of having to run your Node.js server as a single thread and makes your backend resilient by automatically recovering from worker crashes and aggregating errors into a central log.

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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Cons

What are the cons of using NATS?
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What are the cons of using Pushpin?
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Companies

What companies use NATS?
19 companies on StackShare use NATS
What companies use SocketCluster?
6 companies on StackShare use SocketCluster
What companies use Pushpin?
0 companies on StackShare use Pushpin

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What tools integrate with SocketCluster?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with SocketCluster
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What are some alternatives to NATS, SocketCluster, and Pushpin?

  • Firebase - The Realtime App Platform
  • Socket.IO - Realtime application framework (Node.JS server)
  • Pusher - Hosted APIs to build realtime apps with less code
  • Google Cloud Pub/Sub - Global service for real-time and reliable messaging and streaming data

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