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Definition of Dedicated Servers

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When we speak of hosting web servers, there are 3 major types - shared website hosting web servers, VPS (Virtual Private Servers) and dedicated servers. Shared web servers accommodate many clients and hence the system resources per account are limited, VPS packages offer more server configuration freedom, but also influence other virtual private hosting servers on the hardware node if used unwisely, and dedicated servers offer you the opportunity to do everything you prefer without intervening with anyone else.

Why would you need a dedicated server?

Dedicated servers are normally much more expensive than shared web hosting servers or virtual private hosting servers. Why would anyone, then, want to use them? The explanation is pretty simple. If your corporation has a high resource-devouring web site, or just has very precise server architecture requirements, the most logical choice would be a dedicated server. For somebody who is prepared to invest in safety and reliability, the higher price is not an issue. You gain root privileges and can utilize 100% of the dedicated web hosting server's system resources without anyone else using these system resources and interfering with your online portals.

Hardware configurations

The majority of hosting service providers, incl. us at Ado Server, provide several different hardware configurations you can choose from in accordance with your requirements. The hardware architectures offer different types of processors, a different amount of cores, different RAM and hard disk sizes and different traffic usage quotas. You can pick a web hosting CP, which is a handy user interface if you would like to utilize the dedicated server for web hosting purposes only and choose not to use a Secure Shell terminal for all the modifications you will be making. We provide three kinds of Control Panel software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The web hosting CP of your preference

If you are a self-reliant Linux user (our dedicated servers are powered by Linux or other Unix-based OSs), you could manage your dedicated server via a Secure Shell client only. That, though, could be awkward, particularly if you wish to give access to somebody else who has less technical skills than yourself. That is why having Control Panel software pre-installed is a great idea. The Hepsia web hosting Control Panel software that we provide does not give you complete root access and is chiefly appropriate for somebody who maintains a lot of web sites that swallow a lot of system resources, but desires to manage the online portals, databases and e-mails using an intuitive Control Panel. The DirectAdmin and cPanel hosting Control Panels, on the other hand, grant complete server root access and include 3 access levels - root, reseller and user. If you intend to resell web hosting plans rather than utilizing the dedicated server solely for yourself, you should select one of these two.

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 server, like a non-responsive Apache or a network outage, it is good to have some sort of monitoring platform enabled. Here at Ado Server the system administrators monitor all dedicated servers for ping timeouts, and, if you have a Managed Services package, they monitor the individual services on the dedicated server too. Backups are also a bonus option - the hosting vendor offers you data backups on our own backup servers. You could pick a kind of RAID that would allow you to store the same data on 2 disk drives as a precaution in the event of a server hard drive failure, or in case someone whom you have given full server root access erases something by mistake.

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