Are you sure you can't afford it? How big is your service going to be?
Give us some numbers :-)
Actually it is weird since the manager don't want to use it in fact, he want a "custom solution". This is why i am saying i can't afford it.
Well, a custom solution is probably going to be more expensive than a managed one. I'm not following the logic :-(
I think he meant "afford" in a non-monetary way.
Oh, ok. I think he hasn't given us enough information to respond with meaningful suggestions :D
The logic i had in mind it to build a simple websocket server app which will receive notification from application server and dispatch it to concerned clients which are currently connected. Like pusher.com, in the same logic of working i mean
Take a look at my article about it. It could give you a good starting point.
Hasura is super interesting!
What kind of notifications? Simple data push can be done with Web sockets. For mobile, there are many solutions already available that you can self host.
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