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How Dedicated Hosting Functions

When we speak of hosting web servers, there are three basic types - hosting servers, VPS (private virtual servers) and dedicated packages. Shared servers accommodate multiple clients and hence the resources per user account are restricted, VPS give you more configuration freedom, but also affect other Virtual Private Servers on the hardware node if utilized imprudently, and dedicated servers offer you the opportunity to perform everything you prefer without messing with anyone else.

Why would you need a dedicated servers?

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Dedicated servers are generally much more high-priced than shared servers or virtual private web servers. Why would anyone, then, use them? The reply is quite simple. If your corporation has a resource-consuming web site, or just has very specific server configuration requirements, the right choice is a dedicated servers. For somebody who is willing to invest in security and reliability, the higher price is not a problem. You are bestowed with complete root access and can use 100% of the dedicated hosting web server's system resources without anyone else availing of these resources and intervening with your sites.

Hardware specifications

Most web hosting distributors, including us at Beyond Real Hosting, offer different hardware architectures you can pick from in accordance with your requirements. The hardware architectures offer different types of microprocessors, a different amount of cores, different RAM memory and server hard disk sizes and different monthly traffic allowances. You can select a web hosting CP, which is a convenient GUI if you wish to use the dedicated servers for website hosting purposes only and prefer not to resort to an SSH console for all the changes you will be making. We provide 3 types of Control Panel software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The Control Panel of your choosing

If you are a self-assured Linux user (our web servers are powered by Linux or other Unix-based OSs), you could administer your dedicated servers via a Secure Shell terminal exclusively. That, however, could be inconvenient, especially if you wish to grant full root access to somebody else who has less technical abilities than yourself. That is why having hosting CP software installed is a clever idea. The Hepsia hosting Control Panel interface that we offer does not include root access and is mainly appropriate for someone who has a lot of sites that demand plenty of resources, but desires to manage the online portals, databases and e-mail addresses using an easy-to-use web hosting CP. The DirectAdmin and cPanel Control Panels, on the other hand, give you complete server root access and offer 3 levels of access - root, reseller and user. If you plan to resell hosting plans instead of utilizing the dedicated servers only for yourself, you should choose one of these two.

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 dedicated web hosting server, like an unresponsive Apache or a network outage, it is useful to have some kind of monitoring platform enabled. Here at Beyond Real Hosting 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 servers as well. Backups are also an additional feature - the web hosting distributor offers you data backups on our own backup servers. You could select a type of RAID that would allow you to save the same data on two disk drives as a precaution in case of a hard disk failure, or in case someone whom you have given full root-level access deletes something unintentionally.