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Dedicated Servers Explanation

Free and paid shared packages are one of the most extensively used hosting products on the market. They are excellent for small web portals that do not require lots of system resources and do not attract that many website visitors, but for resource-devouring web pages with many thousands of website visitors, a more powerful solution is required. If you demand a powerful, leading-edge hosting platform that can tackle even millions of daily visits, a dedicated server is your most appropriate alternative.

Handle the Load Caused by Your Websites with a Dedicated Server

With the dedicated solution, you rent an entire machine whose system resources will be utilized solely by your websites. Just as any PC, each dedicated server has one or more central processing units running at a given speed, a given amount of RAM, one or more hard drives, etc. A dedicated web hosting server is indeed a computer with hardware meant to handle high load and some software installed on it, such as a web server, PHP and MySQL software platforms, and so on, which permits the sites stored on it to be visible on the web.

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A dedicated server can be managed either by the hosting supplier, or by the customer, based on the specific dedicated server plan. In either instance, the party administering the web server has access to a software platform to restart it at any particular time. Management is done through a CP interface that allows you to supervise the processes running on the dedicated machine.

OSs for Dedicated Servers

There are different web hosting server Operating Systems such as Windows, FreeBSD, a number of Linux distributions, etc. Specific hosting firms provide dedicated servers running one particular OS, whereas others give clients an alternative. MSSQL databases and .NET sites demand a Windows web server, for instance, and will not work on a different OS, whereas PHP and HTML based sites using MySQL databases will work on any Operating System. Prior to renting a dedicated server, learn what the hosting company offers and what the needs of your web site are.

Software Apps for Dedicated Servers

By default, each dedicated server includes all the software applications needed in order to run a site - a web server, database software (MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, and so on), PHP software, FTP server software and so on, so once you obtain the dedicated server, you can upload your files and take the website online. Most web hosting firms grant root-level access, in other words you can activate any software applications on the dedicated server and alter any settings. Specific script-driven platforms require server-side apps that should be pre-activated in order for them to perform. Various e-commerce scripts, for example, include such a requirement, and obtaining full root access to the dedicated server is critical for setting up a web store. Other web hosting providers do not grant full root access, but help the customer activate the required software apps - this is the so-called managed web hosting service, as compared to the unmanaged web hosting solution, which comes with complete root access.

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The files on the dedicated server can be managed either through a Secure Shell (SSH) client or via a web hosting Control Panel user interface such as cPanel, DirectAdmin, Hepsia, and so on. There are 10's of web hosting CP user interfaces in existence, and usually providers provide a few of them, and with root access at hand, the client can activate any of them. All web files, databases, mail aliases, access logs and program installations are managed effortlessly through a graphical user interface in a browser, so no advanced knowledge is needed. Particular web hosting CPs also include a reseller backend console, so if you select a dedicated server, you can not merely host your website files, but also sell shared web hosting packages to different customers to generate money. We, at Domains Depot, provide free-of-charge billing software and a domain reseller account with every dedicated server plan of ours, which permits you to launch your own personal hosting corporation and generate profit in no time since the hosting business is incessantly flowering.