Node.js is an innovative event-driven system, which is used to create scalable web apps. It is built with the Google V8 JavaScript engine and it processes HTTP requests and responses between a server and a huge number of users much more effectively than any traditional system. What makes Node.js unique is the fact that in difference between conventional systems which handle the information in sizeable chunks, it processes everything in little bits. For example, if a user has to fill out several fields on an Internet site, Node.js processes the information from the first field the moment it’s typed, utilizing the server’s processing capabilities more efficiently. In comparison, conventional platforms wait for all the fields to be filled and while the info in them is being processed, requests from other users remain in the queue. The difference may be insignificant for one single person, but it certainly does make a difference when an immense number of individuals are navigating a site simultaneously. A few instances of websites where Node.js can be applied are online dinner reservation portals, live chat rooms or interactive browser game portals, i.e. websites that offer fast real-time communication.

Node.js in Cloud Web Hosting

If you host an Internet application on our avant-garde cloud platform and you want to try out Node.js, you’ll be able to add it to your hosting account irrespective of the cloud web hosting package that you use. This can be done from the Upgrades menu in the Hepsia Control Panel and you will be able to use Node.js in no more than a couple of minutes after you add this service to your account. You will be able to choose the number of instances that you want to add to the account – one instance means one app using Node.js. In the new section that will show up in the Control Panel, you can include the path to the .js file in your web hosting account and choose whether that file will be reachable via the physical server’s shared IP or through a dedicated IP. Our platform will also set a port number for the connection. You’ll be able to delete or to restart each instance independently, in case it is required.

Node.js in Semi-dedicated Hosting

With a semi-dedicated server from us, you can make use of all the benefits that the Node.js platform is offering, since it’s is included with all our semi-dedicated plans and you’re able to add it to your account with several clicks of the mouse from the Hepsia hosting Control Panel – the account administration tool that comes bundled with every semi-dedicated server. If you want to use Node.js for different Internet applications, you can select the number of instances which the platform will use when you’re adding this service to your package. Then, you will have to specify the path to the .js file in your semi-dedicated account for each instance. You can do this in the new menu that will appear in the Hepsia Control Panel after you order the upgrade and during the process, you can also choose if the path to the particular application will go through a dedicated IP address – if you’ve got one, or through the physical server’s shared IP address. Each and every instance that you add can be restarted or shut down separately and you can see your apps’ output with just a few clicks.

Node.js in Dedicated Web Hosting

Node.js comes bundled with all Linux dedicated servers hosting packages on which our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel is installed. The latter has a pretty simple and easy-to-navigate interface, so even if you’ve never used Node.js before, you will be able to unleash its true potential in only a few easy steps. As soon as you have uploaded the app’s content, you’ll need to add the location of the particular .js files that will use Node.js and to pick the IP address that they’ll use (shared or dedicated), while our system will set a randomly generated port that will be used to access these files. There’s no constraint as to the total number of instances that you can create and run at the same time and you’ll have complete control over them from the Hepsia Control Panel – you’ll be able to set up new ones or to cancel/restart existing ones, to revise the output log for each app, and many others.