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PM2 vs StrongLoop: What are the differences?

PM2: Ease-to-use Node.js process manager, like forever. Production process manager for Node.js apps with a built-in load balancer; StrongLoop: Develop, manage and scale REST APIs with Node.js. It is an American company working with Node.js to create and support StrongLoop Suite, a Mobile API Tier. StrongLoop employs two members of the Node.js Technical Steering Committee IBM & StrongLoop contribute to and support Open-Source options for the API developer community, such as LoopBack, API Microgateway, and Open API Spec..

PM2 and StrongLoop are primarily classified as "Node.js Process Manager" and "Microframeworks (Backend)" tools respectively.

PM2 is an open source tool with 30K GitHub stars and 2K GitHub forks. Here's a link to PM2's open source repository on GitHub.

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      What is PM2?

      Production process manager for Node.js apps with a built-in load balancer

      What is StrongLoop?

      It is an American company working with Node.js to create and support StrongLoop Suite, a Mobile API Tier. StrongLoop employs two members of the Node.js Technical Steering Committee. IBM & StrongLoop contribute to and support Open-Source options for the API developer community, such as LoopBack, API Microgateway, and Open API Spec.

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