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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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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