+1-855-211-0932 (ID:188280)
Not a customer yet? Sign up now!

HomeHosting ArticlesWhat is Dedicated Hosting?

What is Dedicated Hosting?

Free and paid shared plans are among the most extensively used website hosting products on the market. They are okay for small-scale sites that do not request a lot of system resources and do not have that many web site visitors, but for high resource-requiring web pages with many 1000's of viewers, a more powerful platform is necessary. If you would like to have a powerful, first-class hosting solution that can tackle even millions of daily visits, a dedicated package is your finest alternative.

Tackle the Intense Load Caused by Your Websites with a Dedicated Server

With the dedicated hosting solution, you lease a whole server whose system resources will be used only by your web sites. Just as any PC, each dedicated server has one or more processors functioning at a specific speed, a given amount of RAM, one or more hard disks, etc. A dedicated hosting server is indeed a computer with a hardware configuration intended to handle high load and given software installed on it, such as a web server, PHP and MySQL software, etc., which allows the websites stored on it to be visible on the World Wide Web.

Managed Dedicated Hosting Solutions

Xeon E3 v3
Xeon E3-1240L V3 2.00 GHz (4 Cores)
2x480 GB SSD Hard Drives
$80.95* /mo
$89.95 /mo
Please wait...
Atom 2c
Intel Atom D525 1.8 GHz (2 cores)
2x240 GB SSD Hard Drives
$40.46* /mo
$44.95 /mo
Please wait...

A dedicated server can be administered either by the provider, or by the customer, depending on the concrete dedicated package package. In either case, the party handling the hosting server has access to a software platform to restart it at any particular time. Management is done via a web hosting Control Panel GUI that enables you to check the processes running on the dedicated machine.

Operating Systems for Dedicated Packages

There are different web hosting server OSs like Windows, FreeBSD, an array of Linux distributions, and so on. Specific hosting corporations offer dedicated packages running one specific Operating System, whereas others give customers an option. MSSQL databases and .NET sites demand a Windows web server, for example, and will not run on another Operating System, whereas PHP and HTML driven websites using MySQL databases will perform on any OS. Before leasing a dedicated server, discover what the web hosting firm provides and what the requirements of your web site are.

Software Applications for Dedicated Packages

By default, each dedicated server comes with all the software platforms required to manage a site - web server software, database software (MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, and so on), PHP software, FTP server software and so on, so as soon as you get the web hosting server, you can upload your web files and get the website online. The majority of web hosting companies offer root-level access, i.e. you can activate any software applications on the dedicated server and modify any settings. Certain script-driven platforms require server-side libraries that should be pre-activated in order for them to work. Many e-commerce software scripts, for example, impose such a requirement, and having full server root access to the dedicated server is crucial for having a web shop. Other web hosting corporations do not provide root-level access, but help the client install the needed software - this is the so-called managed hosting service, as compared to the unmanaged web hosting solution, which offers root access.

Dedicated Package by 'FastWebBuilder.com'

The textual, visual and aural content on the dedicated server can be managed either via a Secure Shell (SSH) tunnel or through a Control Panel graphical user interface like cPanel, DirectAdmin, Hepsia, and so on. There are 10's of CP graphical interfaces in existence, and usually hosting companies offer a couple of them, and with full root-level access at hand, the client can install any of them. All web site files, databases, mail addresses, access logs and script installations are managed effortlessly via a graphical user interface in a web browser, so no advanced knowledge is necessary. Certain CPs also have a reseller back office console, so if you opt for a dedicated server, you can not only host your website files, but also offer shared hosting packages to other persons to gain revenue. We, at FastWebBuilder.com, offer free-of-cost billing software and a domain reseller account with each and every dedicated package plan of ours, which permits you to set up your very own personal hosting firm and make profit in no time since the web hosting business niche is incessantly increasing.