Node.js is an avant-garde event-driven platform, which is used to develop scalable apps. It’s built with Google's V8 JavaScript Engine and it processes requests and responses between a web server and an enormous number of online users much more effectively than any other platform. What makes Node.js unique is the fact that in difference between traditional systems which process the info in sizeable hunks, it handles everything in tiny bits. For instance, if a user has to fill a few fields on a website, Node.js handles the info in the first field as soon as it is inserted, utilizing the server’s processing power more efficiently. In comparison, conventional systems 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 insignificant for one single user, but it certainly does make a difference when an immense number of users are using a website all at once. A few examples of sites where Node.js can be used are dining reservation portals, chat rooms or interactive browser video game portals, in other words sites that offer fast live interaction.

Node.js in Cloud Hosting

If you host a web application on our advanced cloud hosting platform and you wish to try out Node.js, you will be able to add it to your hosting account irrespective of the cloud hosting package that you use. This can be done from the Upgrades section in the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and you will be able to take advantage of Node.js in no more than a couple of minutes after you add this service to your account. You’ll be able to choose how many instances you want 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 insert the path to the .js file in your hosting account and select whether that file will be accessible through the physical server’s shared IP address or through a dedicated IP. Our system will also specify a port for the connection. You will be able to disable or to restart each instance independently, if needed.

Node.js in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you obtain a semi-dedicated server package from our company, you’ll be able to make use of the full capacity of Node.js with any web-based application that you host on our cloud hosting platform, since it is included with each semi-dedicated plan offered by our company. You can add the number of instances, or applications which can use Node.js, via the Hepsia Control Panel with which you can control your account. The only things that you will have to do after that will be to insert the path to the .js file that will use Node.js within the account and to select the IP address that will be used to access this file. You can pick a dedicated IP in case you have one, or any of the physical server’s shared IPs. Our platform will also specify a randomly generated port. With the Node.js controls inside the Hepsia Control Panel, you’re able to view a given application’s output or to start/restart/discontinue any of the instances that you have added.

Node.js in Dedicated Servers

Node.js is included with all dedicated web hosting plans that are ordered with the Hepsia Control Panel, so you’ll be able to use this event-driven platform as soon as your physical server is set up. Since Hepsia is quite easy to use, you will be able to do that without experiencing any predicaments, even if you’ve never used Node.js before, since everything that you will have to do on your end is specify the location of the .js file that will use Node.js and the IP that will be used to access the file. The latter can be a dedicated one or can be shared with other Internet sites. You can set up as many Node.js instances as you need on our very powerful servers and each instance can be controlled separately – you will be able to start, to reboot or to terminate it, to view the output of the application using it, etc. You can do this through the simple-to-use, point ‘n’ click Hepsia Control Panel, so you can take advantage of the power of Node.js without any effort.