Developer(s):Open JS Foundation
Operating system:Z/OS, Linux, macOS, Microsoft Windows, SmartOS, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, IBM AIX
MongoDB is the most common database used with Node.js. It is a NoSQL, cross-platform, document-oriented database that provides high performance, high availability, and easy scalability.
Node.js makes building scalable network programs easy. Some of its advantages include: It is generally fast, It rarely blocks, It offers a unified programming language and data type, Everything is asynchronous, It yields great concurrency.
Node.js is widely used in the following applications: Real-time chats, Internet of Things, Complex SPAs (Single-Page Applications), Real-time collaboration tools, Streaming applications, Microservices architecture.