What you didn’t know about 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.