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Faye vs Simperium: What are the differences?

What is Faye? Simple pub/sub messaging for the web. Faye is a set of tools for simple publish-subscribe messaging between web clients. It ships with easy-to-use message routing servers for Node.js and Rack applications, and clients that can be used on the server and in the browser.

What is Simperium? Move data everywhere it's needed, instantly and automatically. Simperium is a new kind of data layer. As your app reads and writes data, Simperium circulates that data everywhere it's needed. You add a Simperium library to your app and initialize it. This library keeps a persistent connection to the Simperium hosted service. The Simperium libraries and service work together to efficiently move data around for your users.

Faye and Simperium can be categorized as "Realtime Backend / API" tools.

"Simple" is the primary reason why developers consider Faye over the competitors, whereas "Simple and useful data model" was stated as the key factor in picking Simperium.

Faye is an open source tool with 4.2K GitHub stars and 386 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Faye's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Faye
Pros of Simperium
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    Simple
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    Open source
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    Node.js
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    Real-time
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    Scalable
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    Ruby (EventMachine)
  • 2
    BAYEUX Protocol (not proprietary)
  • 3
    Simple and useful data model
  • 1
    Free plan
  • 1
    Cross-platform

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What is Faye?

Faye is a set of tools for simple publish-subscribe messaging between web clients. It ships with easy-to-use message routing servers for Node.js and Rack applications, and clients that can be used on the server and in the browser.

What is Simperium?

Simperium is a new kind of data layer. As your app reads and writes data, Simperium circulates that data everywhere it's needed. You add a Simperium library to your app and initialize it. This library keeps a persistent connection to the Simperium hosted service. The Simperium libraries and service work together to efficiently move data around for your users.

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