Here as promised is the code from my previous post:
Friday, November 18, 2011
If anyone is interested I will post the code in a subsequent post. Everything is embedded in this very page, but finding it amongst all of the boilerplate/template markup is a pain in the arse.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
I recently wrote a post in response to a criticism of node.js. The author’s major gripe was about the performance characteristics of node, which is essentially single-threaded. I asserted that you could probably address this by load-balancing across multiple instances of node on the same server. Well Tomasz Janczuk has developed a better solution, called iisnode, which allows you to host node in Internet Information Server and leverage some of IIS’ process management, security, logging, scalability and management capabilities.
The prolific Scott Hanselman, who is the Kurt Vonnegut of software development bloggers, has a great post about iisnode titled Installing and Running node.js applications within IIS on Windows - Are you mad?. It provides a thorough overview of iisnode and also includes some interesting performance data.