We are developing an iOS app where we have a public group/channel/room with 1,000+ active users. Will Backendless be able to handle it on real time?
For the sake of clarity, could you please define how you understand “real time” ?
Very low latency. Close to instant delivery of the chat messages to all subscribers.
Backendless offers two policies for publish/subscribe message delivery: polling and push (to be released in March). With polling the requests can be as frequent as 1 second, which gives an almost instant feel of message arrival.