Node.js is an open-source, event-driven environment, which uses the Google V8 JavaScript engine. It’s used by scalable applications that need real-time interaction between a web server and the Internet users and can significantly accelerate the overall performance of any website that uses it. Node.js is intended to handle HTTP web requests and responses and constantly delivers little amounts of information. For example, if a new user fills out a signup form, the second any information is entered in any of the fields, it is submitted to the server even if the other boxes are not filled out and the user hasn’t clicked any button, so the info is handled a whole lot faster. In comparison, traditional systems wait for the entire form to be filled and one big chunk of information is then forwarded to the server. No matter how small the difference in the processing time may be, things change if the website expands and there are numerous people using it at the same time. Node.js can be used for booking sites, interactive browser video games or web-based chat portals, for example, and plenty of corporations, including eBay, Yahoo and LinkedIn, have already included it in their services.

Node.js in Cloud Hosting

If you host an Internet application on our avant-garde cloud platform and you’d like to try out Node.js, you will be able to add it to your account regardless of the cloud hosting plan that you’re 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 a couple of minutes after you add this upgrade to your account. You’ll be able to choose how many instances you wish to add to your account – one instance means one application using Node.js. In the new section that will appear in the Control Panel, you can add the path to the .js file in your web hosting account and choose if that file will be accessible via the shared IP address of the physical server or via a dedicated IP. Our system will also designate a port number for the connection. You’ll be able to stop or to restart each instance separately, if it is needed.

Node.js in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you acquire a semi-dedicated server package through us, you’ll be able to use the full potential of Node.js with any web-based app that you host on our cloud hosting platform, as it is included with each semi-dedicated plan that we offer. You can add the number of instances, or applications that can use Node.js, from the Hepsia Control Panel with which you can manage your semi-dedicated server. The only things that you’re expected to do after that will be to include the path to the .js file that will use Node.js within the account and to select the IP address that will be used in order to access this file. You can select a dedicated IP in case you’ve got one, or any of the server’s shared IPs. Our system will also assign a randomly generated port number. Using the Node.js controls inside the Hepsia Control Panel, you’re able to view the output of a given app or to start/restart/discontinue any of the instances that you’ve activated.

Node.js in Dedicated Servers

When you decide to order any of our dedicated servers for your script-based apps and if you pick the Hepsia Control Panel during the order process, you’ll be able to make use of Node.js at no extra cost, since this event-driven platform is included in our custom-developed tool. As our servers are truly powerful, you’ll enjoy superb performance even if you manage lots of Node.js instances simultaneously. The setup requires several clicks of the mouse and Hepsia’s interface will make it extremely easy for you to set up a new Node.js instance even if you’ve got little or no experience. Specifying the path to the .js file and choosing a shared or a dedicated IP address will be everything that you’ll have to do on your end and as soon as our system has designated a port to access that file, you’ll be all set. Any of the instances that you have created can be rebooted or shut down separately and you will be granted with access to a detailed output log for each app that uses Node.js.