Socket.IO vs. SocketCluster vs. Pushpin

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Description

What is Socket.IO?

Socket.IO enables real-time bidirectional event-based communication. It works on every platform, browser or device, focusing equally on reliability and speed.

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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470 Companies Using Socket.IO
6 Companies Using SocketCluster
0 Companies Using Pushpin

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What are some alternatives to Socket.IO, SocketCluster, and Pushpin?

  • Firebase - The Realtime App Platform
  • Pusher - Hosted APIs to build realtime apps with less code
  • PubNub - Build real-time apps quickly and scale them globally.
  • Google Cloud Pub/Sub - Global service for real-time and reliable messaging and streaming data

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