Node.js is an open source, cross-platform JS environment used for executing JS code on the sever side.

With Node.js, you can create web servers and networking tools using JS and a collection of “modules” that handle core functions.

Node.js applications can run o n Linux, Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, NonStop and Unix Servers.

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NoSQL vs. SQL

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NoSQL’s popularity has been on the rise over the last five years, with favorites like MongoDB, CouchDB, Cassandra, and Redis on the forefront. With NoSQL’s strengths in its fantastic performance and the ability to store and query denormalized…

HOWTO: Backup/Restore MongoDB w/ PHP

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Dumping a MongoDB database is done using the "mongodump" utility in the command prompt. This dump creates a binary export of the database. This export can be restored using the "mongorestore" utility. A basic dump of a local MongoDB database…