There are days, when I feel jealous of all the young kids playing around with new technologies. I need a certain level of stability and acceptance of the technology before I can apply it to client projects. And I need time, which is a very scarce resource lately.
And yet there are days, when I feel good about being somewhat reserved and conservative in my technology stack choices. Reading this blog post makes me feel just that. Of course I need to try it out for myself and shape my own opinion, but with my lack of time, this should do.
Would I recommend it for large-scale products? Absolutely not. Do people do that anyway? Of course they do. I tried to.
I would also recommend Node for simple back-end servers mainly used for websockets or API relay.
Now if only somebody wrote a similar post about Docker …