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Node.js Web Development - Third Edition by David Herron

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Chapter 10. Deploying Node.js Applications

Now that the Notes application is fairly complete, it's time to think about how to deploy it to a real server. We've created a minimal implementation of the collaborative note concept that works fairly well. To get input and advice from others, Notes needs to escape our laptop and live on a real server. Therefore, the goal of this chapter to look at a couple of deployment methods for Node.js applications.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Traditional LSB-compliant Node.js deployment
  • Using PM2 to improve reliability
  • Deployment to a Virtual Private Server provider
  • Microservice deployment with Docker (we have four distinct services to deploy)
  • Deployment to a Docker hosting provider

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