Node.js is an avant-garde, open-source, event-driven, non-blocking input/output system designed for websites that offer real-time interaction. Some examples of such sites are online browser-based game portals, online chat rooms or hotel reservation portals. The platform processes the information exchanged between the site and its visitors in small bits, which enhances the load speed and the overall performance of the website substantially. If some form with 3 boxes is expected to be filled out by a particular user, for instance, ordinarily all three boxes should be filled out and the whole content is then submitted as one giant hunk of information to the server. With Node.js, the first box’s content is processed the second it is entered, before the user types anything in the second one. Thus, a lot more information can be handled a lot faster and more efficiently compared to any conventional system, which can have a noticeable influence on the performance of the site. Node.js is already being employed by many of the leading IT companies such as Yahoo and Microsoft.

Node.js in Shared Hosting

If you host a web app 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 irrespective of the shared hosting package that you use. You can make this through the Upgrades menu in the Hepsia hosting Control Panel and you will be able to take advantage of Node.js in no more than a couple of minutes after you add this service to your account. You will be able to select how many instances you would like to add to the account – one instance means one application using Node.js. In the new section that will show up in the Control Panel, you can write the path to the .js file in your hosting account and select if the file in question will be reachable via the shared IP address of the physical server or via a dedicated one. Our platform will also select a port number for the connection. You will be able to stop or to reboot each instance separately, if it is necessary.

Node.js in Semi-dedicated Servers

You’ll be able to use Node.js for any real-time script-powered application running in a semi-dedicated server account, since the Node.js platform comes bundled with all our semi-dedicated server plans and you can get it with just a few clicks. If you’d like to use it for multiple websites, you can create more instances through the Upgrades section of your Hepsia Control Panel. The configuration is as simple as entering the location of your .js file and selecting if the platform should use a dedicated IP or any of the server’s shared ones, so you can use Node.js even if you’ve got no previous experience with similar software. Our system will also allocate a random port that will be used to access the .js file associated with the particular application. Hepsia has a simple-to-use interface that will allow you to reboot and to stop any of your active instances, to add new ones or to view the output of your applications with just a click.

Node.js in VPS Servers

Node.js is available as standard with each VPS server that is ordered with the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel and involves no restrictions when it comes to the number of web sites that can use it at any particular moment. This makes our Virtual Private Server packages an ideal solution for managing different real-time script-based web apps and for making the most of each of them. The Hepsia Control Panel is intuitive enough even for users with no prior experience, so if you’d like to enable Node.js for any app, it will not take more than a couple of clicks to make this. You’ll just have to specify the folder path to the specific .js file and to select if Node.js will use the server’s shared IP or a dedicated one. Our platform will also choose a given port that will be used to access the .js file. After that, you will be all set and will be able to make use of the full potential of your real-time apps. The Hepsia Control Panel will permit you to see the output of the apps and to restart or to cancel any of your instances using fast-access buttons.

Node.js in Dedicated Servers

You will be able to make use of Node.js with your real-time, script-powered software applications at no additional fee in case you obtain one of our dedicated web hosting plans and select the Hepsia hosting Control Panel on the order page. The Node.js instances can be administered from the Node.js section of the Hepsia CP via an easy-to-use GUI, which will enable you to start/remove/reboot any instance or to see the output of the app which uses it with just one click. Even if you’re not very tech-savvy, you’ll be able to make use of the Node.js platform, since all you’ll need to do to set it up is indicate the location of the .js file and pick the IP that will be used to access the latter – a shared or a dedicated one. A randomly generated port will be selected automatically as well and you’ll notice the advantages of using Node.js instantly. By combining Node.js with the power of our dedicated servers, you will be able to make use of the full capacity of your apps and to enjoy the best achievable performance.