A Beautiful Marriage: MongoDB and Node.js

Chris Ricca

June 7 2011

What does it take to handle a million requests a day with sub 400ms response times? Not much when you marry the appropriate technologies. Learn how Proxlet.com leverages MongoDB & NodeJS to serve over a million daily requests.... on a $10/month server. After briefly setting describing the product context, I will discuss why we chose NodeJS & MongoDB to form the backbone of Proxlet, how the technologies play-nice & poised for scale.