Socket.io VS Centrifugo

Compare Socket.io vs Centrifugo and see what are their differences.

Socket.io

Realtime application framework (Node.JS server) (by socketio)

Centrifugo

Scalable real-time messaging server in a language-agnostic way. Set up once and forever. (by centrifugal)
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Socket.io Centrifugo
468 20
55,738 6,027
0.5% 2.0%
8.0 7.9
11 days ago 5 days ago
TypeScript Go
MIT License Apache License 2.0
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Socket.io

Posts with mentions or reviews of Socket.io. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-19.

Centrifugo

Posts with mentions or reviews of Centrifugo. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-02.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Socket.io and Centrifugo you can also consider the following projects:

Primus - :zap: Primus, the creator god of the transformers & an abstraction layer for real-time to prevent module lock-in.

SocketCluster - Highly scalable realtime framework

deepstream.io - deepstream.io server

SockJS - WebSocket emulation - Node.js server

NATS - Golang client for NATS, the cloud native messaging system.

Pusher - Ruby library for Pusher Channels HTTP API

laravel-websockets - Websockets for Laravel. Done right.

Faye - Simple pub/sub messaging for the web

Mercure - Server-sent live updates: protocol and reference implementation

Confluent Kafka Golang Client - Confluent's Apache Kafka Golang client

ws - Simple to use, blazing fast and thoroughly tested WebSocket client and server for Node.js