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Dedicated Services Explanation

When we talk about hosting servers, there are three major kinds - hosting servers, VPS (virtual servers) and dedicated servers. Shared hosting web servers accommodate a lot of clients and therefore the system resources per user account are limited, VPS offer more server configuration independence, but also influence other virtual web hosting servers on the hardware node if used rashly, and dedicated servers offer you the possibility to perform everything you please without messing with anyone else.

Why would you need a dedicated servers?

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Dedicated servers are usually much more expensive than shared servers or private virtual web hosting servers. Why would anyone, then, want to use them? The answer is very simple. If your firm has a big web page, or just has very precise server architecture requirements, the most intelligent option would be a dedicated servers. For someone who is ready to invest in security and dependability, the higher price is of no importance. You acquire full server root privileges and can utilize 100% of the dedicated hosting server's system resources without anyone else availing of these system resources and interfering with your web sites.

Hardware specs

Most website hosting suppliers, including us at 101Hosting.com, provide different hardware configurations you can choose from in consonance with your necessities. The hardware architectures offer different sorts of processors, a different number of cores, different RAM and hard disk drive sizes and different bandwidth usage quotas. You can choose a Control Panel, which is a handy tool if you wish to use the dedicated servers for website hosting purposes solely and choose not to use a Secure Shell console for all the modifications you will be making. We offer three types of hosting Control Panel software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The hosting Control Panel of your choice

If you are a confident Linux OS user (our web hosting servers are running on Linux or other Unix-based Operating Systems), you could administer your dedicated servers through an SSH client exclusively. That, though, could be inconvenient, even more so if you want to give root access to somebody else who has less technical experience than yourself. That is why having hosting Control Panel software activated is a good idea. The Hepsia hosting Control Panel GUI that we offer does not give you full root-level access and is chiefly appropriate for someone who runs many web sites that devour a lot of resources, but prefers to manage the websites, databases and e-mails using an intuitive web hosting Control Panel. The DirectAdmin and cPanel Control Panels, on the other hand, grant complete server root access and include three access levels - root, reseller and user. If you intend to resell hosting packages instead of using the dedicated servers only for yourself, you should select one of these two.

Web server monitoring and backup services

Last but not least, there is the matter of monitoring the dedicated servers and of backing it up. In case of a predicament with your web server, like a non-responsive Apache or a network downtime, it is desirable to have some kind of monitoring platform enabled. Here at 101Hosting.com the system administrators monitor all dedicated servers for ping timeouts, and, if you have a Managed Services package, they monitor the separate services on the dedicated servers as well. Backups are also a bonus feature - the web hosting supplier offers you data backups on our own backup web servers. You could choose a kind of RAID that would permit you to store the very same data on 2 disk drives as a precaution in the event of a server hard disk failure, or in case someone whom you have ranted root access deletes something by mistake.