Node proved to be a reliable solution, not only being fast, simple, performant, and scalable but also giving a feeling of transparency and control.
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Medium is an online publishing platform where people can share and read articles and stories. It covers a whole variety of topics. The number of articles published on Medium keeps growing, and the platform has about 60 million monthly readers.
Medium app servers are built with Node.js with Nginx accompanying it, they also use Matador as a framework for Node environment. Using Node helped them speed up deployment times, up to 15 minutes. Main app servers usually deploy 5 times a day and are capable of 10.
If I need to explain what NASA is, it stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration. NASA is in charge of U.S. science and technology that has to do with airplanes or space.
After a dangerous accident, NASA found their data to be scattered on many locations and they decided to build their own end-to-end data system. They chose Node.js for this job and moved the data to one cloud database to reduce access times.
Using Node, they created a system that helped transition from the old 28-step data processing (which was in part manual and included document printing and looking up files) to a reduced seven-step process.
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Groupon is a worldwide e-commerce marketplace that connects consumers with local businesses. It offers virtual coupons that let the buyers try out new services in their area.