Introduction

Kuzzle is a ready-to-use, open-source, on-premises suite that allows you to build modern web, mobile and IoT applications in no time. Thanks to its built-in features you can easily:

  • connect your apps using our available SDKs and multiple protocols.
  • manage your data using the built-in pesistence engine.
  • trigger real-time notifications using our real-time engine.
  • manage authentication using Oauth2 and many other authentication strategies.
  • customize your backend using the plugins engine and your own code.

Connect your apps

Kuzzle ships with a set of open-source SDKs for a variety of programming languages:

Additionally, Kuzzle supports a variety of communication protocols:

  • HTTP
  • Websocket
  • Socket.io
  • MQTT (via plugin)

You can interact directly with Kuzzle through its API, read the Kuzzle API reference for more information.

Manage your data

Kuzzle relies on Elasticsearch to store, fetch and peform a variety of CRUD and fine-grained search operations on persistent data. Please refer to our working with persistent data section for more details.

Trigger real-time notifications

Kuzzle lets you to setup subscriptions on specific datasets in order to trigger real-time notifications based on different data events. To define what events will trigger a notification we use filters, which describe what data to observe using a domain-specific language (DSL) that we tailored for this purpose.

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Manage Authentication

Kuzzle supports a variety of authentication strategies via Passport.js. Local and OAuth-based authentication is natively supported, but you can also add your own custom strategy.

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Customize your backend

Kuzzle can be tailored to your specific requirements thanks to the Plugin Engine, which lets you:

  • trigger actions on data-related events
  • intercept the data flow at any point of its lifecycle
  • add custom methods to the public API
  • add new communication protocols
  • add new authentication strategies

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