The best process management solution for Node

$ npm install -g strongloop
$ cd <my-app>
$ slc start

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StrongLoop PM is a production process manager for Node.js applications with built-in load balancing, monitoring, multi-host deployment, and a graphical console:

Great for production!

  • Supports remote deploy and management
  • Git-based deploy for easy deployment versioning and rollback
  • Deployment does not have external dependencies (production hosts don't have to fetch from or Git)
  • Docker support
  • Built and supported by Node core maintainers at StrongLoop, battle-tested by enterprise customers

Build & Deploy

  • Multi-host deploy
  • Deploy multiple applications to one Process Manager
  • Zero-downtime application restarts and upgrades
  • Install dependencies, run custom build steps, and prune development dependencies without affecting your source tree
  • SSH, HTTP, or Git-based deploy


  • Heap snapshots and CPU profiles
  • Profile applications to find performance bottlenecks
  • Trigger CPU profiling when the Node event loop stalls

Manage processes and clusters

  • Use all available CPU cores
  • Automatic restart on failure
  • Log aggregation and management
  • Change cluster size, view clustering info remotely
  • Set up secure access via SSH / HTTPS
  • Manage Nginx load-balancer for multi-host deployments


  • View performance metrics such as event loop times, CPU and memory consumption
  • Publish metrics to StatsD-compatible servers, and view in 3rd-party consoles such as:
  • Third-party probe metrics, for example for Memcached, backends such as MongoDB, Redis, MySQL, and so on.