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Definition of Dedicated Servers

Free and paid shared plans are one of the most widely used website hosting solutions on the marketplace. They are suitable for small-scale web portals that do not request lots of resources and do not receive that many website visitors, but for heavy resource-swallowing sites with many thousands of viewers, a more advanced solution is required. If you are searching for an advanced, no-holds-barred hosting solution that can cope with even millions of everyday hits, a dedicated server is your best alternative.

Tackle the Heavy Load Created by Your Websites with a Dedicated Server

With the dedicated hosting solution, you rent an entire machine whose resources will be used only by your sites. Just as any personal computer, each dedicated server has one or more processing units operating at a certain speed, a given amount of RAM, one or more hard disk drives, and so on. A server is in fact a computer with a hardware configuration designed to cope with heavy load and specific software activated on it, such as a web server, PHP and MySQL software platforms, etc., which allows the websites hosted on it to be available online.

Managed Dedicated Hosting Services

A dedicated server can be managed either by the web host, or by the customer, on the basis of the specific dedicated server plan. In either instance, the party handling the server has access to a software platform to restart it at any particular moment. Administration is carried out through a CP GUI that allows you to keep track of the tasks running on the server.

Operating Systems for Dedicated Servers

There are different web server Operating Systems like Windows, FreeBSD, a variety of Linux distributions, etc. Some web hosting companies offer dedicated servers running one given OS, while others offer customers a choice. MSSQL databases and .NET sites necessitate a Windows web server, for instance, and will not run on a different Operating System, while PHP and HTML driven web sites using MySQL databases will function on any Operating System. Prior to renting a dedicated server, learn what the web hosting firm offers and what the necessities of your website are.

Software Applications for Dedicated Servers

By default, each dedicated server offers all the software required in order to administer a web site - web server software, database software (MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, and so on), PHP software, FTP server software and so on, so once you obtain the hosting server, you can upload your website files and bring the site online. The majority of web hosting companies grant root-level access, in other words you can install any software applications on the dedicated server and change any settings. Specific script-powered platforms need server-side libraries that should be pre-installed in order for them to perform. Plenty of e-commerce software scripts, for instance, have such a requirement, and obtaining full root access to the dedicated server is vital for managing an online shop. Other hosting vendors do not provide complete root-level access, but help the client install the needed software applications - this is the so-called managed hosting solution, as differentiated from the unmanaged hosting service, which includes complete root access.

Dedicated Server by 'ALINAAZ'

The files on the dedicated server can be handled either through a Secure Shell (SSH) connection or via a web hosting CP interface like cPanel, DirectAdmin, Hepsia, etc. There are 10's of hosting Control Panel interfaces available, and usually hosting firms offer a couple of them, and with full server root access at hand, the customer can install any of them. All files, databases, email boxes, access logs and script installations are managed easily via a graphical interface in a web browser, so no advanced knowledge is needed. Given hosting CPs also comprise a reseller backend tool, so if you select a dedicated server, you can not only host your web site files, but also offer shared hosting plans to different customers to generate profit. We, at ALINAAZ, offer charge-free invoicing software and a domain reseller account with each dedicated server package of ours, which allows you to build your very own personal hosting corporation and generate cash very fast since the web hosting market is incessantly enlarging.