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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VPS benchmarking


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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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.  Continuar leyendo “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. Continuar leyendo “Factors To Consider When Starting A Home Based Business”

What Small Businesses Should Know About Business Taxes

Paying taxes as a small business owner is a game of chess. There are loopholes and strategies for making sure you save the most money. While entrepreneurs can do their own taxes with software, hiring an accountant familiar with tax law can allow your company to get the most deductions. It’s important to consider how every day business behaviors and decisions affect your business tax bills. Everything from the type of employees you choose to where you do business can shift tax obligations up or down. Here are five caveats small businesses owners can follow to save money. Continuar leyendo “What Small Businesses Should Know About Business Taxes”

Selling, Selling, Sold! Four Ways To Increase Your Sales

Selling, selling, sold! Four Ways to Increase your Sales

The idea of promoting ones business can be both exciting and terrifying. The excitement of seeing your brand posted across the internet, hanging from a bill board or hearing it during your commute to work can be a real boon to your self-esteem. However in such a competitive market how can you be sure to get your name and product seen and heard? Continuar leyendo “Selling, Selling, Sold! Four Ways To Increase Your Sales”

How To Protect Yourself And Your Data When Using Cloud Based Storage Services

From software as a service and document management systems to online payroll and accounting suites, cloud-based services are quickly becoming a reality for both business and personal use. This new way of computing allows users to access information or run applications from remote servers for added convenience and reduced local technology resources. While this technology has obvious benefits, there are some concerns that you should consider before taking advantage of cloud computing. Continuar leyendo “How To Protect Yourself And Your Data When Using Cloud Based Storage Services”