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NATS vs Unifrost: What are the differences?

What is NATS? Lightweight publish-subscribe & distributed queueing messaging system. Unlike traditional enterprise messaging systems, NATS has an always-on dial tone that does whatever it takes to remain available. This forms a great base for building modern, reliable, and scalable cloud and distributed systems.

What is Unifrost? Stream PubSub Messages to the Browser. It is a go module for relaying pubsub messages to the web via SSE(Eventsource). It is based on Twitter's implementation for real-time event-streaming in their new web app.

NATS and Unifrost can be categorized as "Realtime Backend / API" tools.

Unifrost is an open source tool with 136 GitHub stars and 8 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Unifrost's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of NATS
Pros of Unifrost
  • 22
    Fastest pub-sub system out there
  • 16
    Rock solid
  • 11
    Easy to grasp
  • 4
    Light-weight
  • 4
    Easy, Fast, Secure
  • 2
    Robust Security Model
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    Cons of NATS
    Cons of Unifrost
    • 2
      Persistence with Jetstream supported
    • 1
      No Order
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      No Persistence
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      What is NATS?

      Unlike traditional enterprise messaging systems, NATS has an always-on dial tone that does whatever it takes to remain available. This forms a great base for building modern, reliable, and scalable cloud and distributed systems.

      What is Unifrost?

      It is a go module for relaying pubsub messages to the web via SSE(Eventsource). It is based on Twitter's implementation for real-time event-streaming in their new web app.

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        What are some alternatives to NATS and Unifrost?
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