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Scaling Your Node.js Apps

Progress Your Personal Projects to Production-Ready


  • Takes you into the last step of any development process: deploying your Node.js app into a scalable infrastructure

  • Covers Message Queues, multiprocessing and load balancers that will help you achieve your scaling goals

  • Third Node.js title written by Fernando Doglio


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Fernando Doglio
    Pages 1-18
  3. Fernando Doglio
    Pages 19-40
  4. Fernando Doglio
    Pages 41-61
  5. Fernando Doglio
    Pages 63-86
  6. Fernando Doglio
    Pages 87-109
  7. Fernando Doglio
    Pages 111-141
  8. Fernando Doglio
    Pages 143-156
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 157-162

About this book


Take your Node.js application into production-ready status, capable of scaling up to whatever your needs might be. You'll discover that architecting for successful, popular sites is an essential tool of any professional Node.js developer, and learning to scale your own applications is a great place to start.

Using this book you will learn when to scale, what factors should trigger scaling, and what architectural techniques are best suited for scaling. You will also explore common pitfalls that arise when scaling a Node.js application and solutions to correct them.

Including analyses of success cases at the largest-scale companies, such as Netflix and Paypal,  this book will get you started with scaling in no time at all.


node.js architecture scaling a platform scalable websites web architecture Message Queues multiprocessing

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.La Paz, CanelonesUruguay

About the authors

Fernando Doglio has been a Web Developer for the past 10 years. During that time, he's had the opportunity to work with many leading technologies such as PHP, Ruby on Rails, MySQL, Node. js, Angular.js, AJAX, REST APIs, and others. He creates scalable architectures for big data platforms. When not programming, he can be seen spending time with his family. He can be contacted on twitter at: @deleteman123

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