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What is Dedicated Hosting?

When we talk about hosting servers, there are three main kinds - shared hosting web servers, VPS (private virtual web servers) and dedicated servers. Shared hosting web servers accommodate numerous clients and therefore the resources per account are limited, VPS plans offer more server configuration independence, but also influence other VPS servers on the hardware node if used heedlessly, and dedicated servers give you the option to perform everything you prefer without intervening with anyone else.

Why would you require a dedicated server?

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Dedicated servers are generally much more high-priced than shared hosting servers or VPS servers. Why would anyone, then, use them? The answer is very simple. If your corporation has a heavy resource-demanding web page, or just has very specific server setup requirements, the proper choice would be a dedicated server. For someone who is prepared to invest in safety and dependability, the greater price is not an issue. You receive root access and can utilize 100% of the physical server's resources without anyone else utilizing these system resources and interfering with your online portals.

Hardware architectures

The majority of hosting providers, including us at Hosting Plus de Proyco Corporacion, offer several hardware architectures you can pick from on the basis of your necessities. The hardware architectures include different varieties of processors, a different number of cores, different RAM and disk drive sizes and different traffic usage quotas. You can pick a Control Panel, which is a handy interface if you wish to use the dedicated server for website hosting purposes solely and prefer not to use an SSH terminal for all the modifications you will be making. We offer 3 sorts of hosting Control Panel software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The Control Panel of your preference

If you are a self-confident Linux OS user (our servers are powered by Linux or other Unix-based Operating Systems), you could manage your dedicated server through a Secure Shell connection exclusively. That, though, could be awkward, especially if you decide to grant root privileges to somebody else who has less technical experience than yourself. This is why having hosting CP software pre-installed is a splendid idea. The Hepsia hosting Control Panel interface that we provide does not include full server root access and is chiefly appropriate for somebody who has plenty of web portals that consume a lot of resources, but would rather manage the web portals, databases and email mailbox accounts using an easy-to-use web hosting CP. The DirectAdmin and cPanel hosting Control Panels, on the other hand, give you root access and include 3 access levels - root, reseller and user. If you plan to resell hosting accounts instead of using the dedicated hosting web server only for yourself, you should choose one of these two.

Server monitoring and backup services

Last but not least, there is the issue of monitoring the dedicated server and of backing it up. In the event of a predicament with your dedicated hosting server, such as an unresponsive Apache or a network downtime, it is useful to have some sort of monitoring platform enabled. Here at Hosting Plus de Proyco Corporacion the system administrators monitor all dedicated servers for ping timeouts, and, if you order a Managed Services upgrade, they monitor the separate services on the dedicated server too. Backups are also a bonus option - the web hosting vendor offers you data backups on our own backup web servers. You could select a type of RAID that would permit you to have the very same data on two server hard drives as a protective measure in the event of a hard disk failure, or in case someone whom you have given full server root privileges deletes something by accident.