Node.js is an avant-garde event-driven system, which is used to create scalable Internet apps. It uses the Google V8 JavaScript engine and it processes requests and responses between a server and an enormous number of online users more efficiently than any conventional system. What makes Node.js special is the fact that unlike traditional systems which handle the information in large hunks, it handles everything in tiny bits. As an illustration, in case a user needs to fill in several fields on a website, Node.js processes the info from the first field the moment it is typed, utilizing the server processing time more effectively. In comparison, other platforms wait for all the fields to be filled out and while the info in them is being processed, requests from other users remain in the queue. The difference may be negligible for one single user, but it truly does make a difference when a huge number of users are using a website at once. Several instances of Internet sites where Node.js can be employed are online dinner reservation portals, live chat rooms or interactive browser-based video game portals, in other words websites that support quick real-time communication.
Node.js in Shared Website Hosting
All shared website hosting plans that we offer come with Node.js and you can add this innovative platform to your shared account using the Add Services/Upgrades link in your Hepsia Control Panel. You will be able to pick the amount of instances for this particular upgrade, i.e. how many different platforms/websites will use Node.js simultaneously, and you can run as many instances as you need. Hepsia will also enable you to set the precise location of your .js app and to decide if you’ll use a dedicated IP address or the physical server’s shared one. Accessing Node.js will be possible through a randomly generated port designated by our cloud hosting system. In addition, you can stop or reboot any instance that you’ve added, modify the path to the .js app or see the running instances’ output with just a few mouse clicks from your web hosting Control Panel using a really user-friendly interface.
Node.js in Semi-dedicated Servers
You will be able to use Node.js for any real-time script-driven web app running in a semi-dedicated server account, as the platform is available with all our packages and you can enable it with just several mouse clicks. In case you would like to use it for multiple websites, you can create more instances through the Upgrades section of your Hepsia Control Panel. The activation is as easy as choosing the path to your .js file and choosing if Node.js should use a dedicated IP address or any of the server’s shared ones, so you can take advantage of Node.js even if you don’t have any previous experience with such a software platform. Our system will also allocate a random port number which will be used to access the .js file associated with the particular app. Hepsia has a user-friendly GUI that will allow you to restart and to discontinue any of your running instances, to add new ones or to view your applications’ output with just one click.