Production Practices

As part of our stewardship of Node.js®, this resource is dedicated to sharing tools and techniques we use at Joyent to operate Node.js in production. From coding styles and design considerations through debugging large distributed systems, we intend to document our Node.js development and production practices.

Node.js is a fundamental design choice for all of our cloud products, including our Compute Service, SmartDataCenter™, the software that powers our cloud, and Joyent Manta, our object store with integrated compute. Check them out for yourself.

We’ve broken down the articles and links into three categories: Design, Deploy, and Debug.  We’ll be adding to these articles so follow us on Twitter @joyent or join our email list.

Node.js Videos

Node.js on the Road: Gary Borton and Alex Vernacchia

Gary Borton and Alex Vernacchia, Software Engineers at ExactTarget, talk about ExactTarget's use of Node.js

Node.js on the Road: Fruit Loops and Cheerios: Frontend Node At Walmart

Kevin Decker discusses the various techniques and technologies that allow Walmart's mobile site to render on both the client and the server with a single codebase.

Node.js on the Road: Q&A

Question and answer session from Node.js on the Road, Cincinnati.

Node.js on the Road: Node.js & Yahoo

Node is relied on at Yahoo to support our products and engineers. This talk covers how Yahoo chooses technology for products, how Yahoo uses Node today, and the challenges we've faced on the way.

Node.js on the Road: Chris Montgomery

Chris Montgomery, Application Architect at Dow Jones, talks about Dow Jones's use of Node.js.

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