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What is nanomsg?

It is a socket library that provides several common communication patterns. It aims to make the networking layer fast, scalable, and easy to use. Implemented in C, it works on a wide range of operating systems with no further dependencies.
nanomsg is a tool in the Message Queue category of a tech stack.

Who uses nanomsg?


7 developers on StackShare have stated that they use nanomsg.

nanomsg Integrations

JavaScript, Python, Node.js, PHP, and Java are some of the popular tools that integrate with nanomsg. Here's a list of all 11 tools that integrate with nanomsg.

nanomsg's Features

  • Makes networking layer fast
  • Works on a wide range of operating systems

nanomsg Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to nanomsg?
It was designed as an extremely lightweight publish/subscribe messaging transport. It is useful for connections with remote locations where a small code footprint is required and/or network bandwidth is at a premium.
The 0MQ lightweight messaging kernel is a library which extends the standard socket interfaces with features traditionally provided by specialised messaging middleware products. 0MQ sockets provide an abstraction of asynchronous message queues, multiple messaging patterns, message filtering (subscriptions), seamless access to multiple transport protocols and more.
Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
gRPC is a modern open source high performance RPC framework that can run in any environment. It can efficiently connect services in and across data centers with pluggable support for load balancing, tracing, health checking...
RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
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