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Dedicated Hosting Servers Definition

When we talk about hosting servers, there are three main kinds - shared website hosting web servers, VPS (virtual private web hosting servers) and dedicated hosting servers. Shared web hosting servers accommodate plenty of customers and thus the system resources per account are restricted, virtual private server accounts give you more server configuration liberty, but also influence other private virtual servers on the hardware node if utilized rashly, and dedicated servers give you the independence to carry out everything you like without interfering with anyone else.

Why would you require a dedicated hosting server?

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Dedicated servers are typically much more expensive than shared web servers or private virtual servers. Why would anyone, then, use them? The answer is very simple. If your company has a high resource-swallowing web page, or simply has very special server configuration requirements, the most logical choice is a dedicated server. For someone who is prepared to invest in safety and reliability, the bigger price is not a problem. You have root privileges and can use 100% of the dedicated hosting web server's resources without anyone else sharing these system resources and messing with your web sites.

Hardware specifications

Most web hosting service providers, including us at Nawazish, offer several different hardware configurations you can select from based on your requirements. The hardware configurations offer different kinds of processors, a different amount of cores, different RAM and server hard disk drive sizes and different monthly traffic quotas. You can pick a hosting Control Panel, which is a handy tool if you wish to utilize the hosting server for website hosting purposes solely and prefer not to use an SSH client for all the changes you will be making. We provide three types of web hosting Control Panel software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The hosting CP of your preference

If you are a confident Linux user (our dedicated hosting web servers are running on Linux or other Unix-based OSs), you could administer your dedicated server via an SSH console exclusively. That, however, could be inconvenient, particularly if you want to give full root access to someone else who has less technical experience than yourself. That is why having Control Panel software activated is a splendid idea. The Hepsia hosting Control Panel graphical user interface that we provide does not include root privileges and is mainly appropriate for somebody who has plenty of sites that devour a lot of resources, but prefers to administer the online portals, databases and e-mailboxes via a user-friendly hosting CP. The DirectAdmin and cPanel hosting Control Panels, on the other hand, grant complete root access and include 3 access levels - root, reseller and user. If you intend to resell hosting packages instead of utilizing the web hosting server solely for yourself, you should choose one of these two.

Web server monitoring and backup services

Last but not least, there is the issue of monitoring the dedicated hosting server and of backing it up. In the event of a problem with your dedicated server, such as an unresponsive Apache or a downtime, it is good to have some kind of monitoring platform activated. Here at Nawazish 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 hosting server as well. Backups are also a bonus feature - the company offers you data backups on our own backup web servers. You could choose a type of RAID that would permit you to save the very same data on 2 server hard disks as a protective measure in the event of a server hard drive failure, or in case someone whom you have ranted full root-level access deletes something unintentionally.