New High Performance Real-Time Data Streaming Protocol

STREST is a new open source protocol and server from Wiredset, STREST is HTTP-compatible and is designed for real-time data streaming. The protocol was developed as part of creating the the real-time social media analytics service Trendrr. The protocol offer extremely high-volume API calls with low latency, deliver the results in real-time at scale, and do so through a RESTful interface.

Wiredset has released the protocol spec, a server implementation and drivers in Java, Python and JavaScript.

In order to achive ther goals the protocal has

  • Fully duplexed streaming connections
  • Support for multiple simultaneous streams on a single connection
  • Websockets support out of the box
  • HTTP Compatibility