Centrifugo runs as separate service and keeps persistent Websocket or SockJS connections from your application clients (from web browsers or other environments like iOS or Android apps). When some event happens you can broadcast it to all interested clients using Centrifugo API.
Releases available as single executable files – just download latest release for your platform, unpack and run.
If you are on MacOS:
brew tap centrifugal/centrifugo https://github.com/centrifugal/centrifugo brew install centrifugo
See official Docker image.
There are also packages for 64-bit Debian, Centos and Ubuntu.
Try our demo instance on Heroku (password
demo). Or deploy your own Centrifugo instance in one click: