Node.js is an event-driven environment built with Google's V8 JavaScript Engine. It’s used by scalable apps that require real-time interaction between a web server and the worldwide web users and can tremendously boost the overall performance of any site that uses it. Node.js is designed to handle HTTP web requests and responses and ceaselessly supplies little bits of info. For instance, in case a new user fills in a subscription form, the moment any info is entered in one of the fields, it is submitted to the server even if the rest of the fields are not filled and the user has not clicked any button, so the information is handled a whole lot faster. In contrast, traditional platforms wait for the whole form to be filled out and one giant chunk of information is then sent to the server. No matter how tiny the difference in the information processing time may be, things change in case the website grows bigger and there’re plenty of persons using it at the same time. Node.js can be used for booking sites, real-time browser games or online chat applications, for instance, and a lot of corporations, including Yahoo, LinkedIn and eBay, have already included it in their services.

Node.js in Shared Hosting

Since Node.js is present on our cutting-edge cloud platform, you’ll be able to add it to your shared hosting account and to utilize it for any web-based app that you have, regardless of which shared hosting package you’ve chosen upon signup. The Upgrades menu in the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes bundled with all hosting accounts, will permit you to select the number of instances that you want to activate – this is the number of the web applications that will use Node.js. A couple of minutes after that, you will be able to insert the path to the app, i.e. the location of the .js file in your web hosting account, as well as to select the IP address to gain access to the file – a dedicated IP address or the server’s shared one. In the new Node.js section that will appear in the Hepsia Control Panel, you can restart an instance or to remove it if you do not require it any longer. You will also have access to the output code with just a single click of the mouse.

Node.js in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All our Linux semi-dedicated hosting include Node.js, so if you wish to host any real-time application on our advanced cloud platform, you’ll be able to take advantage of the power that the system can offer you with only a couple of clicks of the mouse in your Hepsia Control Panel. This feature is upgradeable, so if you’d like to use Node.js for different websites, you’ll be able to choose the number of available instances, one instance being one application. Using Hepsia’s simple-to-use interface, you’ll need to add the path to the .js file for every instance and to select whether Node.js will use a dedicated IP or the physical server’s shared one. Our cloud platform will specify a randomly generated port number to access your app and you’ll see it in the corresponding Control Panel section. The Hepsia Control Panel will also enable you to see the output of each of your applications or to deactivate/reboot each instance separately.

Node.js in Dedicated Web Hosting

Node.js is available with all Linux dedicated web hosting that are ordered with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, so you will be able to make use of the platform once your server is set up. As Hepsia is exceptionally simple to work with, you’ll be able to do that without experiencing any difficulty, even if you have not used the Node.js platform before, since everything that you will need to do on your end is define the path to the .js file that will use the platform and the IP address that will be used to access the file. The latter can be a dedicated IP or can be shared with other Internet sites. You can run as many instances as you wish on our very powerful servers and each instance can be managed independently – you will be able to start, to restart or to terminate it, to check the output of the app that uses it, etc. This can be done through the intuitive, point & click Hepsia Control Panel, so you can use the power of the Node.js platform effortlessly.