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8base vs PubNub: What are the differences?

8base: A fully-managed, cloud-based data and serverless compute service exposed through a GraphQL API. A cloud service designed to power enterprise-grade web and mobile applications that require support for large numbers of users, complex data and transactional requirements, comprehensive role-based security and a modern look-and-feel; PubNub: Build real-time apps quickly and scale them globally. PubNub makes it easy for you to add real-time capabilities to your apps, without worrying about the infrastructure. Build apps that allow your users to engage in real-time across mobile, browser, desktop and server.

8base and PubNub can be primarily classified as "Realtime Backend / API" tools.

Some of the features offered by 8base are:

  • A simple but powerful data schema definition.
  • Fully redundant, secure and scalable relational database and file storage.
  • Built-in role-based security and user administration tools.

On the other hand, PubNub provides the following key features:

  • PubNub SDKs support over 50 of the most popular environments, including: iOS, Android, JavaScript, .NET, Java, Ruby, Python, PHP and many more.
  • Data Push - Establish and maintain persistent socket connections to any device (mobile, browser, desktop and server) and push data to global audiences in less than ¼ of a second
  • Presence - Automatically detect when users enter or leave your app and whether machines are online
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Pros of 8base
Pros of PubNub
  • 5
    Built-In User Auth
  • 5
    GraphQL
  • 5
    Awesome next-gen backend
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    Relational Database
  • 4
    Serverless
  • 4
    Easy Setup
  • 4
    Real-Time
  • 3
    Built-In Roles and Permissions
  • 2
    Free Plan
  • 36
    Massively scalable & easy to use
  • 25
    Easy setup
  • 20
    Reliable
  • 19
    Great support
  • 14
    Flexible to integrate to custom applications
  • 13
    High-Performance
  • 13
    Sockets at Scale
  • 13
    99.999% availability guarantees
  • 12
    High-Reliability
  • 12
    Multiplexing
  • 7
    Scalability
  • 5
    70+ SDKs
  • 5
    High-Availability
  • 4
    Security
  • 4
    Azure Add-on
  • 3
    Heroku Add-on
  • 3
    Easy to setup
  • 3
    Flexible
  • 3
    Presence
  • 2
    Analytics
  • 2
    Free Plan
  • 2
    Server-Side Cache
  • 2
    PhoneGap Plugin
  • 2
    AngularJS Adapter
  • 2
    Data Sync
  • 2
    Data Streams
  • 2
    Support
  • 1
    Easy setup and very reliable
  • 1
    High cost, going up more in Summer '15
  • 1
    Cool
  • 1
    Angular 2+ integration
  • 1
    Documentation, easy to use, great people/service
  • 1
    CTO stephen also is A++++++
  • 1
    Real time and easy to use.
  • 1
    Easy integration with iOS apps

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Cons of 8base
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      Costly

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    What is 8base?

    A cloud service designed to power enterprise-grade web and mobile applications that require support for large numbers of users, complex data and transactional requirements, comprehensive role-based security and a modern look-and-feel.

    What is PubNub?

    PubNub makes it easy for you to add real-time capabilities to your apps, without worrying about the infrastructure. Build apps that allow your users to engage in real-time across mobile, browser, desktop and server.

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