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What is Dedicated Servers Hosting?

When we speak of hosting servers, there are three main types - shared web hosting servers, VPS (virtual servers) and dedicated servers. Shared servers host numerous customers and therefore the resources per hosting account are limited, virtual private server plans offer more configuration independence, but also influence other VPS hosting servers on the hardware node if used imprudently, and dedicated servers give you the chance to carry out everything you choose without meddling with anyone else.

Why would you require a dedicated server?

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Dedicated servers are typically much more expensive than shared web servers or VPS hosting servers. Why would anyone, then, want to use them? The explanation is rather simple. If your corporation has a heavy resource-requiring web page, or simply has very explicit server setup requirements, the most suitable option is a dedicated server. For somebody who is prepared to invest in safety and dependability, the higher price is of no concern. You are granted complete root access and can use 100 percent of the dedicated web hosting server's system resources without anyone else availing of these resources and meddling with your web pages.

Hardware specs

Most shared hosting firms, including us at myhypercloud.com, offer different hardware architectures you can choose from on the basis of your requirements. The hardware architectures offer different kinds of microprocessors, a different number of cores, different RAM and hard disk sizes and different monthly bandwidth quotas. You can pick a web hosting CP, which is convenient software if you would like to utilize the server for website hosting purposes only and prefer not to use an SSH client for all the modifications you will be making. We provide three kinds of Control Panel software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The hosting CP of your preference

If you are a self-assured Linux OS user (our dedicated web hosting servers are running on Linux or other Unix-based Operating Systems), you could administer your dedicated server via an SSH tunnel only. That, however, could be awkward, especially if you choose to grant full server root access to somebody else who has less technical knowledge than yourself. This is why having hosting CP software installed is a great idea. The Hepsia Control Panel tool that we offer does not offer root privileges and is chiefly appropriate for someone who maintains lots of online portals that require a lot of resources, but would rather administer the websites, databases and e-mail addresses through an intuitive web hosting CP. The DirectAdmin and cPanel hosting CPs, on the other hand, give you full server root privileges and have 3 levels of access - root, reseller and user. If you intend to resell hosting packages instead of using the dedicated web hosting server solely for yourself, you should choose one of these two.

Web server monitoring and backup services

Last but not least, there is the matter of monitoring the dedicated server and of backing it up. In case of a problem with your hosting server, such as a non-responsive Apache or a network outage, it is advisable to have some kind of monitoring system activated. Here at myhypercloud.com the system administrators monitor all dedicated servers for ping timeouts, and, if you have a Managed Services package, they monitor the individual services on the dedicated server as well. Backups are also a bonus feature - the hosting company offers you data backups on our own backup servers. You could select a type of RAID that would allow you to keep the very same data on 2 server hard disks as a protective measure in case of a server hard drive failure, or in case someone whom you have ranted root privileges deletes something by mistake.