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JavaScript

Mohamed Hassanin
Mohamed Hassanin
6,517 Points

Node.js insert data into where?

What I know in the case of using PHP as a server side language we build the web app server by using php and establish this server with Apache or Nginx and PHP insert the data into MySQL Database. My Question is what if we use Node.JS instead of PHP, are we will use the same technologies (Apache,MySQL) or we will face a different scenario and if that , what is?

2 Answers

William Li
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William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,868 Points

Hi there.

In the world of Node.js, the MEAN stack for building web apps is very popular -- MongoDB, Express, AngularJS, and Node; where MongoDB serves as database for storing data. You can of course use MySQL instead of MongoDB as your backend database, or you may use both of them if that's what you prefer. Node.js doesn't restrict you on using any one particular database over the others.

Cheers.