Learn more about the abilities of the Node.js tool and how it can be used to boost your web applications.
Node.js is an innovative, open-source, event-driven, non-blocking input/output platform built for sites that support live communication. A few examples of such websites are online browser-based video game portals, online chat rooms or accommodation booking portals. The platform handles the info exchanged between the site and its visitors in small bits, which improves the speed and the performance of the site tremendously. If a certain form with 3 boxes is expected to be filled out by a user, for instance, usually all three boxes should be filled and the whole content is then sent as one sizeable chunk of information to the web server. With Node.js, the content in the first box is processed the second it is entered, before the user writes anything in the second one. Thus, a lot more information can be handled a lot faster and more efficiently in comparison with any other system, which can exert a significant influence on the overall performance of the site. Node.js is already being employed by many of the leading IT companies such as Microsoft and Yahoo.
Node.js in Cloud Web Hosting
If you host an Internet application on our leading-edge cloud hosting platform and you would like to try out Node.js, you will be able to add it to your web hosting account irrespective of the cloud web hosting
plan that you are using. This can be done through the Upgrades section in the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and you will be able to use Node.js in no more than several minutes after you add this feature to your account. You can select the number of instances that you’d like to add to the account – one instance means one application using Node.js. In the new section that will appear in the Control Panel, you can specify the path to the .js file in your hosting account and select if that file will be accessible via the physical server’s shared IP address or via a dedicated one. Our system will also select a port for the connection. You will be able to deactivate or to reboot each instance independently, if it is needed.
Node.js in Semi-dedicated Hosting
All our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages
come with Node.js, so if you wish to host any real-time app on our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform, you will be able to use the power that Node.js can give you with just a couple of clicks in your Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The feature is upgradeable, so in case you wish to use Node.js for multiple websites, you will be able to select the amount of active instances, one instance being one application. Through the Hepsia Control Panel’s user-friendly graphical interface, you’ll need to add the path to the .js file for each instance and to choose if Node.js will use a dedicated IP address or the server’s shared one. Our cloud platform will choose a random port to access your app and you will see it in the corresponding Control Panel section. The Hepsia Control Panel will also permit you to check the output of each of your apps or to deactivate/restart each instance independently.
Node.js in VPS
Node.js is available as standard with each and every virtual private server
that comes with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and imposes no constraints as to the number of sites that can use it at any given time. This makes our Virtual Private Server plans an optimal choice for hosting multiple real-time web-based apps and for taking full advantage of them. The Hepsia Control Panel is user-friendly enough even for people with no prior experience, so if you’d like to enable Node.js for any app, it will not take more than several clicks of the mouse to make this. You’ll only have to insert the folder path to the specific .js file and to select whether Node.js will use the physical server’s shared IP address or a dedicated IP. Our platform will also specify a given port number that will be used to access the .js file. After that, you’ll be all set and ready to make use of the full potential of your real-time applications. Hepsia will allow you to check the output of the applications and to restart or to delete any of your instances using quick-access buttons.
Node.js in Dedicated Hosting
Node.js comes bundled with all Linux dedicated servers hosting packages
on which our custom-developed Hepsia hosting Control Panel is installed. The latter offers a very simple and easy-to-navigate interface, so even if you have never used Node.js before, you can take advantage of its true potential in only a couple of easy steps. As soon as you’ve uploaded the app’s content, you’ll need to define the directory path to the respective .js files that will use the Node.js platform and to choose the IP which they’ll use (dedicated or shared), while our system will choose a random port that will be used to access these files. There is no constraint on the total amount of Node.js instances that you can set up and run at the same time and you will have total command over them through the Hepsia Control Panel – you’ll be able to activate new ones or to discontinue/restart existing ones, to view the output log for each application, etcetera.