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Dedicated Servers Explanation

When we talk about web hosting servers, there are three major varieties - shared website hosting web servers, VPS (virtual hosting servers) and dedicated servers. Shared servers host a lot of customers and therefore the resources per hosting account are restricted, virtual private server accounts offer more configuration liberty, but also influence other private virtual web hosting servers on the hardware node if used rashly, and dedicated servers offer you the autonomy to do everything you choose without meddling with anyone else.

Why would you require a dedicated server?

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Dedicated servers are usually much more high-priced than shared web servers or private virtual web hosting servers. Why would anyone, then, want to use them? The explanation is very simple. If your corporation has a heavy resource-swallowing web portal, or simply has very exact server architecture requirements, the most intelligent choice is a dedicated server. For somebody who is ready to invest in security and dependability, the greater price is not an issue. You obtain full root privileges and can utilize 100 percent of the dedicated web server's system resources without anyone else using these system resources and intervening with your online portals.

Hardware specs

Most shared hosting service providers, including us at Jeannie In Digital Hosting, offer several different hardware architectures you can choose from in consonance with your demands. The hardware configurations include different sorts of microprocessors, a different amount of cores, different RAM and hard disk sizes and different bandwidth usage quotas. You can select a web hosting Control Panel, which is a convenient interface if you would like to use the hosting server for website hosting purposes solely and prefer not to use a Secure Shell client for all the modifications you will be making. We provide three sorts of hosting Control Panel software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The web hosting Control Panel of your choosing

If you are a self-confident Linux OS user (our web servers are powered by Linux or other Unix-based Operating Systems), you could administer your dedicated server via a Secure Shell tunnel exclusively. That, though, could be awkward, particularly if you decide to grant complete root access to someone else who has less technical experience than yourself. That is why having hosting CP software installed is a nice idea. The Hepsia web hosting Control Panel tool that we offer does not include complete server root access and is mainly appropriate for somebody who has many sites that absorb lots of resources, but would like to manage the web portals, databases and electronic mail addresses via an intuitive web hosting Control Panel. The DirectAdmin and cPanel web hosting Control Panels, on the other hand, give you full root-level access and include 3 levels of access - root, reseller and user. If you plan to resell hosting plans instead of using the dedicated hosting web server just for yourself, you should pick one of these two.

Web server monitoring and backup procedures

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 hosting server, like a non-responsive Apache or an outage, it is good to have some sort of monitoring system activated. Here at Jeannie In Digital Hosting 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 too. Backups are also a bonus feature - the web hosting company offers you data backups on our own backup servers. You could pick a kind of RAID that would allow you to keep the same data on two disk drives as a precaution in the event of a server hard disk drive failure, or in case someone whom you have given complete server root access deletes something unintentionally.