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Dedicated Servers Unveiled

When we talk about web hosting servers, there are 3 basic sorts - shared web hosting servers, VPS (private virtual servers) and dedicated servers. Shared web hosting servers host numerous clients and so the resources per hosting account are restricted, VPS plans offer more configuration independence, but also influence other virtual private web hosting servers on the hardware node if utilized unwisely, and dedicated servers offer you the opportunity to carry out everything you please without meddling with anyone else.

Why would you require a dedicated server?

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Dedicated servers are traditionally much more high-priced than shared hosting servers or virtual private web hosting servers. Why would anyone, then, use them? The explanation is quite simple. If your firm has a high resource-absorbing web page, or simply has very exact web server setup requirements, the wisest choice is a dedicated server. For someone who is inclined to invest in safety and dependability, the higher price is not a problem. You are bestowed with full root access and can utilize 100% of the web hosting server's resources without anyone else utilizing these resources and interfering with your sites.

Hardware configurations

Most hosting vendors, including us at Name Is On, provide different hardware configurations you can select from in accordance with your needs. The hardware configurations include different kinds of microprocessors, a different amount of cores, different RAM and hard disk sizes and different monthly traffic quotas. You can pick a Control Panel, which is a convenient interface if you would like to use the dedicated hosting server for website hosting purposes only and prefer not to resort to a Secure Shell client 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 OS user (our hosting servers are powered by Linux or other Unix-based OSs), you could administer your dedicated server through SSH only. That, though, could be awkward, especially if you decide to grant full server root access to somebody else who has less technical proficiency than yourself. This is why having web hosting Control Panel software installed is a smart idea. The Hepsia hosting Control Panel user interface that we offer does not include full server root privileges and is mainly appropriate for somebody who has multiple web pages that demand plenty of system resources, but prefers to administer the web portals, databases and e-mails using an easy-to-use web hosting CP. The DirectAdmin and cPanel web hosting Control Panels, on the other hand, grant full root privileges and have 3 levels of access - root, reseller and user. If you plan to resell web hosting packages rather than using the dedicated hosting server solely for yourself, you should select 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 case of a predicament with your dedicated hosting web server, such as an unresponsive Apache or an outage, it is advisable to have some kind of monitoring system activated. Here at Name Is On the system administrators monitor all dedicated servers for ping timeouts, and, if you order a Managed Services upgrade, they monitor the individual services on the dedicated server as well. Backups are also an additional option - the web hosting distributor offers you data backups on our own backup web servers. You could select a kind of RAID that would permit you to keep the same data on 2 hard disk drives as a precaution in the event of a server hard disk failure, or in case someone whom you have ranted full root privileges deletes something by mistake.