Node.js is an avant-garde event-driven system, which is used to set up scalable Internet apps. It uses Google's V8 JavaScript Engine and it handles requests and responses between a server and an immense number of Internet users much more efficiently than any conventional platform. What makes Node.js exceptional is the fact that in difference between conventional systems that process the info in huge chunks, it handles everything in tiny bits. For example, if a user needs to fill out several fields on an Internet site, Node.js handles the info in the first field the moment it is inserted, utilizing the server’s processing power more efficiently. In comparison, traditional platforms wait for all the fields to be filled out and while the information in them is being processed, requests from other users remain in the queue. The difference may be negligible for a single user, but it actually does make a difference when an enormous number of people are browsing a site simultaneously. Several instances of websites where Node.js can be employed are dining reservation portals, web-based chat rooms or interactive browser video game portals, in other words sites that support quick live communication.

Node.js in Shared Hosting

All Linux shared hosting that we offer support Node.js and you’ll be able to add this cutting-edge event-driven platform to your hosting account via the Add Services/Upgrades link in your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You’ll be able to select the amount of instances for this upgrade, i.e. how many separate websites/platforms will use Node.js simultaneously, and you can add as many instances as you need. Hepsia will also enable you to specify the exact location of your .js app and to decide if you will use a dedicated IP or the server’s shared one. Accessing Node.js will be possible via a randomly generated port specified by our cloud system. What’s more, you can stop or reboot any instance that you have added, edit the path to the .js app or check the active instances’ output with only a few clicks of the mouse from your hosting Control Panel using a truly easy-to-use graphical interface.