My company just started a new production management software by using serial communication to scales. My company has already developed the software using VB6 in 2006 and keep using that outdated system until now.
The new software will be a centralized management software using local server, and planned to use Node.js (Express) and React for frontend. As for the serial communication, the scale will be connected to a subserver in each client and connected to the client's browser via socket.io
I want to ask, how fast the Node + Express + React + Socket io compared to VB6? Just imagine if all the node, express etc is running on the same computer. Or is there any article/data that compare both technology?
Or perhaps I should do the test and benchmark myself? But considering both technology are so different, what parameters should I compare? I really need an expert opinion.