Dismissing Garbage collection in Node.js – A failed experiment

Let’s take a look at what we are trying to accomplish with this experiment. The aim is to fork a number of workers (2 x num.of cores) + 1 from a master/parent process which manages them. When the resident set size of a worker increases the defined throt…

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The dangerous cliffs of Node.js

It’s not all roses in the world of Node.js. In fact, more than just about every other platform I’ve used, it can feel like a precarious mountain path with a long cliff below. Yes, it features some very beautiful vistas, but one wrong step and it’s all ov... (more…)

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Mozilla and Node.js

Recently the Node.js Foundation announced that Mozilla is joining forces with IBM, Intel, Microsoft, and NodeSource on the Node.js API. So what’s Mozilla doing with Node? Actually, a few things… You…

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