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What Actually is Dedicated Hosting?

When we talk about hosting web servers, there are 3 major varieties - web hosting servers, VPS (Virtual Private Servers) and dedicated hosting. Shared servers host lots of customers and thus the resources per web hosting account are limited, VPS hosting give you more configuration independence, but also influence other Virtual Private Servers on the hardware node if utilized unwisely, and dedicated hosting servers offer you the option to carry out everything you decide without interfering with anyone else.

Why would you require a dedicated hosting servers?

Dedicated hosting servers are generally much more expensive 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 firm has a resource-consuming site, or just has very special web server configuration requirements, the most reasonable choice would be a dedicated hosting servers. For somebody who is prepared to invest in safety and dependability, the higher price is not an issue. You are granted full server root access and can utilize 100 percent of the dedicated web hosting server's system resources without anyone else utilizing these system resources and messing with your web portals.

Hardware specs

The majority of web hosting companies, including us at hostarabya, offer several different hardware configurations you can choose from according to your demands. The configurations offer different types of microprocessors, a different number of cores, different RAM and hard disk sizes and different monthly bandwidth usage quotas. You can pick a Control Panel, which is a handy software tool if you would like to use the dedicated hosting servers for website hosting purposes only and choose not to resort to a Secure Shell client for all the modifications you will be making. We provide three sorts of web hosting CP software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The web hosting CP of your preference

If you are a confident Linux user (our web servers are powered by Linux or other Unix-based Operating Systems), you could manage your dedicated hosting via an SSH connection exclusively. That, however, could be awkward, even more so if you wish to give access to somebody else who has less technical proficiency than yourself. That is why having hosting Control Panel software pre-activated is a clever idea. The Hepsia web hosting Control Panel interface that we provide does not include root privileges and is mostly suitable for someone who owns plenty of web portals that absorb lots of system resources, but desires to manage the web sites, databases and mails via an easy-to-use web hosting Control Panel. The DirectAdmin and cPanel web hosting Control Panels, on the other hand, give you complete server root access and have 3 levels of access - root, reseller and user. If you intend to resell hosting packages rather than utilizing the dedicated hosting servers 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 hosting servers and of backing it up. In case of a predicament with your dedicated web hosting server, like a non-responsive Apache or an outage, it is desirable to have some sort of monitoring system activated. Here at hostarabya 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 too. Backups are also an extra feature - the hosting company offers you data backups on our own backup web servers. You could pick a type of RAID that would permit you to save the very same data on 2 server hard drives as a protective measure in the event of a hard drive failure, or in case someone whom you have ranted full root privileges erases something accidentally.