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Definition of Dedicated Servers

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  • Opteron 4170 HE 2.1 GHz (6 cores)
  • 2x500 GB HDD Hard Drives
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When we talk about hosting servers, there are three principal varieties - shared website hosting web servers, VPS (virtual servers) and dedicated servers. Shared hosting servers accommodate multiple customers and thus the resources per web hosting account are limited, virtual private server packages give you more server configuration autonomy, but also affect other VPSs on the hardware node if used imprudently, and dedicated servers offer you the autonomy to perform everything you like without meddling with anyone else.

Why would you need a dedicated server?

Dedicated servers are generally much more high-priced than shared hosting web servers or VPSs. Why would anyone, then, use them? The explanation is pretty simple. If your corporation has a resource-requiring website, or simply has very exact web server configuration requirements, the most relevant option would be a dedicated server. For somebody who is prepared to invest in safety and stability, the greater price is not a problem. You are bestowed with root-level access and can use 100% of the physical server's system resources without anyone else sharing these resources and interfering with your web sites.

Hardware specs

The majority of shared hosting corporations, including us at Mnistrat Hosting uk, provide several hardware configurations you can pick from depending on your necessities. The configurations offer different kinds of processors, a different amount of cores, different RAM and hard drive sizes and different web traffic allowances. You can choose a web hosting Control Panel, which is a handy interface if you would like to utilize the dedicated web server for hosting purposes solely and prefer not to resort to a Secure Shell client for all the modifications you will be making. We offer 3 sorts of hosting Control Panel software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The hosting Control Panel of your preference

If you are a self-confident Linux OS user (our dedicated servers are powered by Linux or other Unix-based Operating Systems), you could manage your dedicated server through an SSH client only. That, though, could be inconvenient, particularly if you want to grant access to someone else who has less technical abilities than yourself. This is why having hosting Control Panel software installed is a fine idea. The Hepsia Control Panel graphical user interface that we provide does not give you full root privileges and is chiefly appropriate for somebody who has numerous web portals that devour lots of system resources, but wants to manage the websites, databases and email mailboxes using an intuitive hosting CP. The DirectAdmin and cPanel hosting CPs, on the other hand, give you full server root access and include 3 access levels - root, reseller and user. If you intend to resell hosting packages rather than using the hosting server just for yourself, you should choose one of these two.

Web server monitoring and backup procedures

Last but not least, there is the issue of monitoring the dedicated server and of backing it up. In case of a problem with your dedicated server, such as an unresponsive Apache or a network outage, it is desirable to have some sort of monitoring system activated. Here at Mnistrat Hosting uk 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 server as well. Backups are also an extra option - the hosting vendor offers you data backups on our own backup web servers. You could select a type of RAID that would permit you to save the same data on two server disk drives as a precaution in the event of a hard disk drive failure, or in case someone whom you have given root-level access deletes something by mistake.

AMD 1 AMD 2 Atom 1 Xeon 6 Xeon 4 Xeon 5
Opteron 4170 HE 2.1 GHz (6 cores) 2x Opteron 4170 HE 2.1 GHz (12 cores) Intel Atom D525 1.8 GHz (2 cores) 2x Intel Xeon E5-2630L v4 1.80 GHz (20 Cores) Intel Xeon E5-2630L v4 1.80 GHz (10 Cores) 2x Intel Xeon E5-2660 2.60 GHz (16 Cores)
8 GB DDR3 RAM 16 GB DDR3 RAM 4 GB DDR3 RAM 64 GB DDR4 RAM 32 GB DDR4 RAM 32 GB DDR3 RAM
2x500 GB HDD Hard Drives 4x500 GB HDD Hard Drives 2x250 GB HDD Hard Drives 2x1000 GB SSD Hard Drives 2x1000 GB SSD Hard Drives 2x512 GB SSD Hard Drives
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