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JavaScript Concurrency by Adam Boduch

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More connections, more problems

In this section, we'll address the challenges posed by building applications that run in an Internet-connected world. In this turbulent environment, unexpected things can happen; mainly, lots of user uptake translating to a lot of simultaneous user connections. In this section, we'll look at the types of things we need to be worried about when deploying to an Internet-facing environment. Then we'll look at the C10K problem—10,000 users connecting to an application with limited hardware resources. We'll close the section with a closer look at the event handlers that actually run within the NodeJS event loop.

Deploying to the Internet

The Internet is a rewarding and ruthless environment in which to deploy our applications. ...

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