Real-time data is a big deal and here are a few popular services I've used to build web apps.
I went ahead and organized this a bit differently. I tried to organize the various services available for distributing data and their relationship with you.
You own, manage and distribute your own data
Do It Yourself
- FeathersJS is a thin wrapper on top of ExpressJS.
- SocketJS attempts to offer WebSocket-first functionality with websocket-like fallback.
- Remote Storage
- Socket Hub
You own your data but let someone else to manage and distribute it
Infrastructure as a Service
Let someone else own, manage and distribute your data
Web 2.0's monopoly platforms
Let someone else own your data but you manage and distribute it
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