Socket.IO vs. SocketCluster

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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.

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470 Companies Using Socket.IO
6 Companies Using SocketCluster

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What are some alternatives to Socket.IO and SocketCluster?

  • 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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