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Dedicated Hosting Description

When we speak of web hosting servers, there are 3 basic varieties - shared website hosting web servers, VPS (virtual private hosting servers) and dedicated servers. Shared hosting servers accommodate lots of clients and thus the resources per web hosting account are limited, virtual private server packages give you more configuration autonomy, but also affect other virtual web hosting servers on the hardware node if used rashly, and dedicated servers offer you the chance to do everything you prefer without interfering with anyone else.

Why would you need a dedicated server?

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Dedicated servers are traditionally much more expensive than shared web hosting servers or virtual web hosting servers. Why would anyone, then, want to use them? The answer is quite simple. If your firm has a high resource-consuming web page, or simply has very precise server configuration requirements, the most relevant option would be a dedicated server. For someone who is inclined to invest in safety and dependability, the greater price is not an issue. You are bestowed with complete server root access and can utilize 100% of the web server's resources without anyone else using these system resources and intervening with your online portals.

Hardware architectures

The majority of shared hosting vendors, including us at EUROLATINAMERICAhost, provide different hardware configurations you can select from depending on your needs. The hardware architectures include different types of processors, a different number of cores, different RAM and hard drive sizes and different monthly traffic quotas. You can select a hosting Control Panel, which is a handy user interface if you wish to use the web server for website hosting purposes solely and choose not to resort to a Secure Shell console for all the modifications you will be making. We offer 3 sorts of hosting CP software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The hosting Control Panel of your preference

If you are a self-assured Linux user (our servers are running on Linux or other Unix-based OSs), you could administer your dedicated server through a Secure Shell client only. That, though, could be inconvenient, even more so if you want to grant complete server root access to somebody else who has less technical experience than yourself. This is why having web hosting CP software pre-installed is an excellent idea. The Hepsia web hosting Control Panel interface that we offer does not include complete root access and is mainly appropriate for someone who has many online portals that absorb a lot of resources, but desires to administer the sites, databases and email mailboxes using a user-friendly Control Panel. The DirectAdmin and cPanel Control Panels, on the other hand, grant complete root access and include 3 access levels - root, reseller and user. If you intend to resell hosting plans rather than using the dedicated hosting web server just for yourself, you should pick one of these two.

Web server monitoring and backup services

Last but not least, there is the issue of monitoring the dedicated server and of backing it up. In case of a predicament with your server, like an unresponsive Apache or a downtime, it is desirable to have some kind of monitoring system enabled. Here at EUROLATINAMERICAhost 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 an additional option - the web hosting company offers you data backups on our own backup web servers. You could select a type of RAID that would permit you to have the same data on two disk drives as a precaution in the event of a hard disk failure, or in case someone whom you have ranted root access erases something accidentally.