Socket.io VS SocketCluster

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

Socket.io

Realtime application framework (Node.JS server) (by socketio)
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Socket.io SocketCluster
367 3
55,119 5,890
0.6% 0.5%
7.9 0.9
5 days ago 6 months ago
TypeScript JavaScript
MIT License MIT License
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
Activity is a relative number indicating how actively a project is being developed. Recent commits have higher weight than older ones.
For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.

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 2022-01-24.

SocketCluster

Posts with mentions or reviews of SocketCluster. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-07.
  • Top WebSocket libraries for Node.js in 2022
    12 projects | dev.to | 7 Jan 2022
    At the time of writing, SocketCluster has almost 6k stars on GitHub and 7k downloads on npm weekly,
    12 projects | dev.to | 7 Jan 2022
    SocketCluster is a highly scalable framework and a real-time HTTP server engine that enables you to build multi-process, real-time servers using all of the available CPU cores at once. With SocketCluster, the backend avoids running the Node.js server as a single thread, working more efficiently and remaining resilient.
  • SocketCluster. The most underrated framework. Part 1: Intoduction
    6 projects | dev.to | 30 Mar 2021
    SocketCluster is a framework which allows you to use the WebSocket protocol the transmit between its backend API and client library. The client can be used both on a backend (E.g. a Raspberry pi) or frontend application.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Socket.io and SocketCluster 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.

deepstream.io - deepstream.io server

SockJS - WebSocket emulation - Node.js server

Faye - Simple pub/sub messaging for the web

Pusher - Ruby library for Pusher Channels HTTP API

Phaser - Phaser is a fun, free and fast 2D game framework for making HTML5 games for desktop and mobile web browsers, supporting Canvas and WebGL rendering.

Centrifugo - Scalable real-time messaging server in a language-agnostic way. Set up once and forever.

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

vba-websocket - VBA Websocket Sample (Echo Server Client)

Introducing .NET Multi-platform App UI (MAUI) - .NET MAUI is the .NET Multi-platform App UI, a framework for building native device applications spanning mobile, tablet, and desktop.

VuePress - 📝 Minimalistic Vue-powered static site generator