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    Easy to use
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    It's lightweight
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    Easy to manage
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      Memory leak

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    What is nodemon?

    It is an open source utility that will monitor for any changes in your source and automatically restart your server. It has a default support for node & coffeescript, but easy to run any executable (such as python, make, etc).

    What is PM2?

    Production process manager for Node.js apps with a built-in load balancer

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