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Dedicated Servers Explanation

When we speak of web hosting servers, there are 3 main types - hosting servers, VPS (private virtual web servers) and dedicated packages. Shared hosting web servers accommodate numerous customers and hence the system resources per hosting account are limited, VPS offer more configuration freedom, but also affect other private virtual web servers on the hardware node if utilized unwisely, and dedicated servers give you the freedom to do everything you want without interfering with anyone else.

Why would you require a dedicated servers?

Dedicated servers are traditionally much more high-priced than shared web hosting servers or virtual private hosting servers. Why would anyone, then, use them? The explanation is pretty simple. If your corporation has a high resource-demanding site, or simply has very explicit server configuration requirements, the smartest option is a dedicated servers. For someone who is willing to invest in safety and stability, the higher price is of no importance. You get complete server root access and can utilize 100% of the hosting server's system resources without anyone else sharing these resources and intervening with your sites.

Hardware configurations

The majority of website hosting vendors, incl. us at , provide different hardware configurations you can pick from in consonance with your demands. The configurations offer different kinds of microprocessors, a different number of cores, different RAM memory and server disk drive sizes and different monthly traffic usage quotas. You can pick a Control Panel, which is a useful graphical user interface if you wish to use the dedicated servers for web hosting purposes solely and prefer not to resort to an SSH terminal for all the changes you will be making. We provide three kinds of hosting CP software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The web hosting CP of your preference

If you are a self-assured Linux OS user (our dedicated hosting servers are running on Linux or other Unix-based Operating Systems), you could administer your dedicated packages via a Secure Shell terminal only. That, however, could be awkward, particularly if you decide to grant complete server root access to somebody else who has less technical expertise than yourself. This is why having hosting Control Panel software pre-installed is a clever idea. The Hepsia hosting CP interface that we offer does not offer root privileges and is mainly appropriate for someone who maintains plenty of web sites that absorb a lot of system resources, but would like to administer the online portals, databases and electronic mail addresses using an easy-to-use web hosting CP. The DirectAdmin and cPanel hosting Control Panels, on the other hand, grant full server root access and have 3 access levels - root, reseller and user. If you plan to resell hosting packages rather than using the dedicated servers just for yourself, you should select one of these two.

Server monitoring and backup procedures

Last but not least, there is the matter of monitoring the dedicated servers and of backing it up. In case of a problem with your server, such as an unresponsive Apache or an outage, it is desirable to have some sort of monitoring platform enabled. Here at the system administrators monitor all dedicated servers for ping timeouts, and, if you order a Managed Services upgrade, they monitor the separate services on the dedicated servers as well. Backups are also an additional feature - the hosting distributor offers you data backups on our own backup web servers. You could pick a kind of RAID that would permit you to have the very same data on 2 hard disks as a precaution in the event of a server hard disk failure, or in case someone whom you have given complete root-level access erases something unintentionally.