Node.js is a cutting-edge, event-driven input/output system built for websites which support real-time communication. A few instances of such websites would be web-based browser game portals, live chat rooms or hotel booking portals. Node.js processes the info exchanged between the site and its visitors in tiny bits, which improves the load speed and the performance of the website considerably. If a certain form with three boxes has to be filled by a user, for instance, normally all three boxes should be filled and the whole content is then submitted as one big chunk of information to the web server. With Node.js, the content of the first box is processed as soon as it is entered, before the user writes anything in the second one. Therefore, a lot more information can be handled much faster and more efficiently in comparison to any other system, which can exert a huge effect on the website’s overall performance. Node.js is already being employed by some of the top IT companies such as Microsoft and Yahoo.
Node.js in Cloud Hosting
If you host a web app on our cutting-edge cloud hosting platform and you would like to try Node.js, you’ll be able to add it to your web hosting account regardless of the cloud hosting package that you are using. This can be done via the Upgrades section in the Hepsia Control Panel and you will be able to use Node.js in no more than several minutes after you add this feature to the account. You will be able to choose how many instances you’d like to add to the account – one instance means that one app will be using Node.js. In the new section that will appear in the Control Panel, you can define the path to the .js file in your hosting account and select if the file in question will be accessible via the shared IP address of the server or through a dedicated IP. Our system will also designate a port number for the connection. You’ll be able to deactivate or to restart each instance independently, in case it’s needed.