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What is Dedicated Hosting?

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When we speak of web hosting servers, there are three principal categories - shared website hosting servers, VPS (virtual servers) and dedicated servers. Shared servers accommodate plenty of clients and therefore the resources per hosting account are restricted, VPS packages offer more configuration independence, but also affect other virtual servers on the hardware node if used imprudently, and dedicated servers offer you the chance to carry out everything you wish without intervening with anyone else.

Why would you require a dedicated server?

Dedicated servers are commonly much more high-priced than shared hosting web servers or virtual servers. Why would anyone, then, want to use them? The explanation is rather simple. If your corporation has a resource-swallowing website, or just has very explicit server setup requirements, the right option is a dedicated server. For someone who is willing to invest in safety and reliability, the greater price is of no concern. You gain full root-level access and can use 100% of the dedicated web hosting server's resources without anyone else using these resources and intervening with your web portals.

Hardware specifications

Most hosting service providers, including us at Hepsia, offer several different hardware architectures you can pick from in consonance with your requirements. The hardware configurations include different types of microprocessors, a different number of cores, different RAM and server hard disk drive sizes and different bandwidth allowances. You can choose a hosting Control Panel, which is a handy GUI if you would like to utilize the server for hosting purposes only and prefer not to use SSH for all the modifications you will be making. We provide three types of hosting CP software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The hosting CP of your choice

If you are a self-confident Linux user (our dedicated hosting servers are running on Linux or other Unix-based OSs), you could manage your dedicated server via an SSH client exclusively. That, though, could be inconvenient, even more so if you decide to give access to someone else who has less technical proficiency than yourself. This is why having hosting CP software pre-installed is an excellent idea. The Hepsia web hosting CP software tool that we offer does not include complete root-level access and is mostly appropriate for someone who has a lot of online portals that demand plenty of resources, but wishes to manage the online portals, databases and e-mail addresses using a user-friendly web hosting CP. The DirectAdmin and cPanel hosting CPs, on the other hand, grant root privileges and include three levels of access - root, reseller and user. If you plan to resell hosting accounts rather than utilizing the web hosting server only for yourself, you should choose one of these two.

Server monitoring and backup services

Last but not least, there is the matter of monitoring the dedicated server and of backing it up. In the event of a problem with your web hosting server, like a non-responsive Apache or a downtime, it is good to have some sort of monitoring platform activated. Here at Hepsia 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 server as well. Backups are also an additional option - the web hosting provider offers you data backups on our own backup web servers. You could pick a kind of RAID that would permit you to save the very same data on 2 hard disks as a precaution in the event of a hard disk drive failure, or in case someone whom you have ranted full root access deletes something by accident.

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