Node.js is an event-driven system, which uses the Google V8 JavaScript engine. It’s used for scalable web apps that need real-time communication between a web server and the Internet users and can substantially improve the overall performance of any site that’s using it. Node.js is intended to process HTTP web requests and responses and incessantly delivers little amounts of information. For instance, if a new user fills out a registration form, the second any information is entered in any of the boxes, it is sent to the server even if the rest of the fields are not filled and the user hasn’t clicked on any button, so the information is processed much faster. In comparison, conventional systems wait for the entire form to be filled and one large chunk of information is then sent to the server. Irrespective of how tiny the difference in the information processing speed may be, things change when the site expands and there are many people using it simultaneously. Node.js can be used for online reservation portals, interactive web browser-based video games or live chat software, for example, and many companies, among them eBay, LinkedIn and Yahoo, have already incorporated it into their services.

Node.js in Cloud Web Hosting

All Linux cloud web hosting packages that we’re offering include Node.js and you are able to add this leading-edge platform to your shared web hosting account using the Add Services/Upgrades menu in your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You’ll be able to choose the number of instances for this upgrade, in other words how many different sites/platforms will utilize Node.js at once, and you can run as many instances as you want. Hepsia will also allow you to pick the precise path to your .js app and to decide if you will use a dedicated IP address or the physical server’s shared one. Accessing Node.js will be possible through a random port specified by our cloud system. Furthermore, you can stop or reboot any instance that you have created, change the location of the .js app or see the running instances’ output with only several clicks from your web hosting Control Panel via a truly user-friendly graphical interface.