New datacenter in North America

Today, we are proud to announce we are ready to offer services in our new datacenter in Beauharnois, Canada. With this datacenter we duplicate our Virtual Private Server capability and we are ready to offer new solutions for our customers all over the world. The Datacenter is located near the frontier with USA so it´s a perfect solution with very low latencies for american customers.

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New datacenter in North America

DigitalOcean vs Vultr vs Ventureer SSD VPS Benchmarks

You know we like to test our server´s performance and we liked to test it against other providers so we´ve done it against two of the most famous and qualified VPS providers.

We wanted to check similar performance so we run a face to face test to the most basic servers on each provider:

  • DigitalOcean´s 512Mb RAM, 1 core, 20 GB SSD disk and 1 Tb transfer.
  • Vultr´s 768Mb RAM, 1 core, 15 GB SSD disk and 1Tb transfer.
  • Ventureer´s 512 Mb RAM, 1 core, 20 GB SSD disk and 1 Tb transfer.

We trust the UnixBench test we´ve been running previously on our OpenVZ servers so we wanted to run it on the new SSD based servers. Let´s see what we got.
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DigitalOcean vs Vultr vs Ventureer SSD VPS Benchmarks

How to Install Node.js in Centos 6.5

Node.js is the most popular open source, cross platform Javascript runtime environment used by thousands of developers worldwide. It´s based on Google‘s V8 Javascript engine and provides an event-driver architecture capable of Asynchronous I/O. Created in 2009 by Ryan Dahl, is used by many big companies as Netflix, Microsoft, LinkedIn or IBM.
Today we are showing how to setup a server with the latest Node.js 6.x version (6.8 at the moment of writing this article). We start with a new Centos 6.5 64 bits server based on our BASIC package with 512 Mb of RAM and 50 Gb of disk space.
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How to Install Node.js in Centos 6.5

VPS benchmarking

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When you are looking for a VPS server it´s important to look for VPS servers providing the promised capabilities and not oversold. Using standard tools, we have prepared a tutorial to test your VPS performance and check if the server meets your requirements.

We wanted to test server performance but also test disk and network speeds so we will show you how to simply run this tests in your server.

There are many tools to test server performance but we wanted to use a standard, well-known tool with numeric results so you can measure it against other servers. Unixbench is a easy to use tool for server performance available for linux servers and with almost zero requirements. It was created in 1983 at Monash University as a standard way to check server performance and adopted and expanded by BYTE magazine.

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VPS benchmarking

Ventureer Interviews. Kane Miller from StarterPad

StarterPad logoHere at Ventureer we think the startup scene is the core for the future world economics so we have started a series of interviews with relevant entrepreneurs.

 

We start with an interview with Kane Miller, owner of StarterPad, a community for startups and entrepreneurs. He´s been quite kind in answering our questions and I think we got a very nice view of the current situation of both StarterPad and the startup world.  Continue reading “Ventureer Interviews. Kane Miller from StarterPad”

Ventureer Interviews. Kane Miller from StarterPad

Factors To Consider When Starting A Home Based Business

If you are looking for a change of pace in your career and tired of the 9-5 grind, then a home based business may be an option you should consider.

Maybe you have lost your job and having difficulties finding a new one, but you know you are talented, hardworking, and resourceful. Starting your own business may be just what you need to get your feet back on the ground. Whatever your reasons are for exploring the options of starting a home based business, there are many benefits and perks to doing so. Continue reading “Factors To Consider When Starting A Home Based Business”

Factors To Consider When Starting A Home Based Business

How To Take Your Company To A New Level

We live in a world that is dominated by business and it is therefore essential that your business moves with the time and is progressively minded. We all know and have heard about the big businesses out there and you just seem to associate every aspect of business in general with these superpowers. Continue reading “How To Take Your Company To A New Level”

How To Take Your Company To A New Level

How To Motivate Your Employees

It is no secret that motivated employees are both happy and productive, a win-win for employers. Conversely, disengaged employees are only minimally productive, and they view their work hours as a necessary evil. Creating motivated, happy, productive employees is a universal goal. However, creating motivated employees without the appearance of favoritism can be challenging. Continue reading “How To Motivate Your Employees”

How To Motivate Your Employees