Node.js is an open-source, event-driven runtime environment, which uses the Google V8 JavaScript engine. It’s used for scalable web apps that need live interaction between a server and the Internet users and can substantially enhance the overall performance of any site that uses it. Node.js is designed to process HTTP requests and responses and constantly delivers small bits of info. For example, if a new user fills a subscription form, as soon as any info is entered in one of the boxes, it’s sent to the server even if the rest of the fields are not filled out and the user has not clicked on any button, so the info is processed a lot faster. In contrast, other platforms wait for the whole form to be filled and one large chunk of information is then submitted to the server. Irrespective of how little the difference in the information processing time may be, circumstances change when the Internet site grows bigger and there’re plenty of individuals using it at the same time. Node.js can be used for booking sites, real-time web browser video games or instant messaging clients, for instance, and a lot of companies, including Yahoo, eBay and LinkedIn, have already implemented it in their services.

Node.js in Hosting

All Linux hosting that we’re offering support Node.js and you’ll be able to add this innovative platform to your shared web hosting account via the Add Services/Upgrades menu in your Hepsia Control Panel. You’ll be able to select the number of instances for this upgrade, i.e. how many separate platforms/sites will make use of Node.js simultaneously, and you can run as many instances as you require. Hepsia will also permit you to specify the exact path to your .js app and to choose if you will use a dedicated IP or the physical server’s shared one. Accessing Node.js will be possible using a random port set by our cloud system. Also, you can stop or restart any instance that you’ve activated, change the path to the .js application or check the output of the active instances with only several clicks of the mouse from your web hosting Control Panel via a rather easy-to-navigate graphical interface.

Node.js in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you buy a semi-dedicated server plan from us, you’ll be able to use the full capacity of Node.js with any application that you host on our cloud web hosting platform, because it’s available with each and every plan that we offer. You can specify the number of instances, or apps which can use Node.js, via the Hepsia hosting Control Panel with which you can administer your semi-dedicated server. The only things that you’re expected to do after that will be to add the path to the .js file that will use Node.js within the account and to choose the IP that will be used in order to access this file. You can choose a dedicated IP address in case you’ve got one, or any of the server’s shared IPs. Our platform will also set a random port. When you have the Node.js controls inside Hepsia, you will be able to view the output of a given application or to start/restart/shut down any of the instances that you’ve added.

Node.js in Dedicated Hosting

Node.js is included with all Linux dedicated hosting on which our custom-built Hepsia Control Panel is installed. The latter has a very intuitive and easy-to-use interface, so even if you have never used the Node.js platform before, you can take advantage of its full potential in just a few simple steps. As soon as you’ve uploaded the app’s content, you will need to indicate the directory path to the specific .js files that will use Node.js and to pick the IP address which they will use (dedicated or shared), while our system will allocate a randomly generated port that will be used to access these files. There isn’t any limit as to the total number of instances that you can activate and run simultaneously and you’ll exert complete control over them via the Hepsia Control Panel – you’ll be able to get new ones or to remove/restart existing ones, to check the output log for each application, etcetera.