Dedicated Hosting Description
When we speak of hosting web servers, there are 3 principal sorts - shared hosting servers, VPS (private virtual web hosting servers) and dedicated hosting. Shared hosting servers host a lot of customers and so the system resources per hosting account are limited, VPS hosting offer more server configuration independence, but also influence other VPS web servers on the hardware node if used imprudently, and dedicated hosting servers give you the opportunity to do everything you choose without meddling with anyone else.
Why would you require a dedicated hosting servers?
Dedicated hosting servers are usually much more expensive than shared web servers or private virtual web servers. Why would anyone, then, want to use them? The answer is very simple. If your corporation has a large web portal, or just has very special server setup requirements, the most intelligent choice would be a dedicated hosting servers. For somebody who is inclined to invest in safety and dependability, the higher price is of no concern. You have full server root access and can use 100 percent of the dedicated hosting web server's resources without anyone else sharing these system resources and messing with your web portals.
Most web hosting providers, incl. us at , offer several hardware configurations you can pick from as per your demands. The configurations offer different kinds of processors, a different amount of cores, different RAM and hard disk sizes and different bandwidth usage quotas. You can pick a Control Panel, which is useful software if you would like to utilize the dedicated hosting servers for hosting purposes only and prefer not to use an SSH console for all the modifications you will be making. We offer 3 kinds of web hosting CP software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.
The Control Panel of your choice
If you are a self-assured Linux OS user (our dedicated hosting servers are powered by Linux or other Unix-based Operating Systems), you could administer your dedicated hosting via an SSH connection exclusively. That, however, could be awkward, especially if you want to give complete server root access to someone else who has less technical expertise than yourself. This is why having Control Panel software installed is a fine idea. The Hepsia Control Panel software that we offer does not offer full server root access and is mostly suitable for somebody who runs a lot of online portals that swallow lots of resources, but wishes to manage the web pages, databases and mailbox aliases using a user-friendly hosting CP. The DirectAdmin and cPanel hosting CPs, on the other hand, give you full root privileges and offer 3 access levels - root, reseller and user. If you plan to resell hosting plans rather than using the dedicated hosting servers only 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 servers and of backing it up. In case of a problem with your dedicated server, such as a non-responsive Apache or a network outage, it is desirable to have some kind of monitoring platform enabled. Here at the system administrators monitor all dedicated hosting servers for ping timeouts, and, if you have a Managed Services package, they monitor the separate services on the dedicated hosting servers as well. Backups are also an extra feature - the web hosting company offers you data backups on our own backup servers. You could pick a type of RAID that would allow you to store the very same data on 2 server hard disks as a precaution in the event of a server hard disk drive failure, or in case someone whom you have ranted full root privileges erases something unintentionally.