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How Dedicated Servers Work

When we speak of web hosting servers, there are 3 main sorts - hosting servers, VPS (Virtual Private Servers) and dedicated servers. Shared web servers accommodate a lot of clients and hence the resources per user account are limited, VPS offer more server configuration independence, but also influence other private virtual servers on the hardware node if utilized imprudently, and dedicated servers give you the chance to perform everything you please without intervening with anyone else.

Why would you require a dedicated servers?

Dedicated servers are generally much more high-priced than shared web hosting servers or private virtual web hosting servers. Why would anyone, then, want to use them? The reply is pretty simple. If your company has a big website, or simply has very specific web server setup requirements, the smartest choice would be a dedicated servers. For someone who is prepared to invest in safety and dependability, the higher price is not an issue. You get complete root-level access and can utilize 100 percent of the hosting server's system resources without anyone else sharing these system resources and interfering with your websites.

Hardware specs

Most website hosting vendors, incl. us at Gurman Hosting, offer different hardware configurations you can select from in accordance with your demands. The configurations offer different types of processors, a different amount of cores, different RAM memory and server hard disk drive sizes and different traffic usage quotas. You can pick a web hosting CP, which is a convenient GUI if you want to use the dedicated servers for web hosting purposes solely and prefer not to resort to a Secure Shell terminal for all the changes you will be making. We offer 3 types of web hosting Control Panel software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The hosting CP of your choice

If you are a self-reliant Linux user (our dedicated hosting web servers are powered by Linux or other Unix-based OSs), you could manage your dedicated servers via an SSH connection exclusively. That, though, could be awkward, even more so if you choose to give root-level access to someone else who has less technical abilities than yourself. This is why having Control Panel software pre-installed is a brilliant idea. The Hepsia web hosting CP GUI that we provide does not offer full server root privileges and is mainly suitable for someone who runs multiple web pages that demand plenty of resources, but would rather manage the web portals, databases and email aliases via an intuitive hosting Control Panel. The DirectAdmin and cPanel Control Panels, on the other hand, give you complete root access and offer 3 access levels - root, reseller and user. If you intend to resell web hosting plans rather than using the dedicated servers solely for yourself, you should select one of these two.

Server monitoring and backup services

Last but not least, there is the issue of monitoring the dedicated servers and of backing it up. In the event of a predicament with your web server, such as an unresponsive Apache or a network downtime, it is desirable to have some kind of monitoring system enabled. Here at Gurman 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 too. Backups are also an additional option - the hosting supplier offers you data backups on our own backup servers. You could choose a kind of RAID that would allow you to store the same data on 2 server hard drives as a protective measure in the event of a server hard drive failure, or in case someone whom you have given root-level access deletes something by accident.