What you didn’t know about dedicated servers

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What you didn’t know about dedicated servers

Dedicated servers

A dedicated server is a server rented by an individual or a business for their exclusive use.

When an individual or business rents a dedicated server from a hosting company, it’s typically for one of two reasons:

  • To host a high-traffic, resource intensive website e.g. busy e-commerce site
  • To host a high-traffic, resource intensive application.

Dedicated servers enhance privacy, dedicated mail server, dedicated resources, performance and reliability. Typically, a dedicated server is rented that provides a stated amount of memory, hard disk space, and bandwidth.

Dedicated server hosting

This is hosting where server is devoted to a single company or business or for a specific task.You can decide to have a server for your company as compared to shared hosting where a server hosts several companies and businesses.

 

Difference between   dedicated & VPS Servers

VPS Server is an isolated server that share the hardware of a single physical server however performs like a stand-alone server where you can run your own applications; it can be rebooted independently while dedicated server is a server devoted to a single company or business or for a specific task.

Benefits of having a dedicated server

Customization: Fully customizable server

Privacy: When you choose a dedicated hosting provider, you get the full resources of single server. You don’t need to worry about other websites clogging up the server’s CPU and RAM. With a dedicated server, you can be sure that bad scripts running on another website or spikes in bandwidth usage won’t slow your server down.

 

Performance: Choosing a dedicated hosting provider guarantees maximum uptime for your website. Shared hosting is often best for websites with low to medium traffic. If your website receives a lot traffic, dedicated servers shall be the best option for your website. Dedicated servers provide more stability and reliability than shared hosting.

Security: With a dedicated server, you can also be sure that you aren’t sharing space with a malicious website or a potential spammer. Dedicated hosting allows enhanced security, particularly important for companies handling sensitive transactions over FTP or SSL.

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