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Dedicated Servers Description

When we talk about web hosting servers, there are 3 basic sorts - shared hosting servers, VPS (private virtual web hosting servers) and dedicated hosting servers. Shared web hosting servers accommodate plenty of customers and thus the system resources per account are limited, virtual private server packages give you more server configuration freedom, but also affect other virtual web hosting servers on the hardware node if used rashly, and dedicated servers offer you the autonomy to perform everything you decide without interfering with anyone else.

Why would you need a dedicated hosting server?

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Dedicated servers are normally much more high-priced than shared servers or virtual web hosting servers. Why would anyone, then, want to use them? The explanation is rather simple. If your corporation has a large online portal, or just has very special server setup requirements, the wisest option would be a dedicated server. For somebody who is inclined to invest in safety and stability, the bigger price is of no importance. You obtain root privileges and can utilize 100% of the hosting web server's resources without anyone else sharing these system resources and interfering with your web pages.

Hardware specifications

The majority of shared hosting vendors, incl. us at All Your Hosting Needs, offer different hardware configurations you can select from depending on your necessities. The hardware configurations include different types of processors, a different number of cores, different RAM and server disk drive sizes and different monthly bandwidth allowances. You can choose a hosting Control Panel, which is a useful interface if you would like to utilize the web server for hosting purposes solely and prefer not to resort to a Secure Shell client for all the changes you will be making. We provide three sorts of Control Panel software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The web hosting Control Panel of your choice

If you are a self-confident Linux OS user (our dedicated servers are powered by Linux or other Unix-based OSs), you could administer your dedicated server through an SSH terminal exclusively. That, however, could be awkward, even more so if you want to grant access to someone else who has less technical abilities than yourself. This is why having web hosting CP software activated is a clever idea. The Hepsia Control Panel software tool that we provide does not offer full root access and is mostly suitable for somebody who runs numerous web pages that demand plenty of resources, but wants to manage the websites, databases and email mailboxes via a user-friendly Control Panel. The DirectAdmin and cPanel hosting Control Panels, on the other hand, grant full server root privileges and include 3 levels of access - root, reseller and user. If you intend to resell hosting accounts instead of using the web hosting server solely for yourself, you should choose one of these two.

Web server monitoring and backup procedures

Last but not least, there is the issue of monitoring the dedicated hosting server and of backing it up. In the event of a predicament with your web hosting server, like an unresponsive Apache or a network downtime, it is desirable to have some kind of monitoring platform activated. Here at All Your Hosting Needs 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 hosting server too. Backups are also a bonus feature - the hosting company offers you data backups on our own backup web servers. You could pick a type of RAID that would permit you to store the very same data on 2 server hard drives as a protective measure in the event of a server hard disk drive failure, or in case someone whom you have given complete root access deletes something accidentally.