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When we talk about hosting servers, there are three main kinds - shared hosting web servers, VPS (virtual hosting servers) and dedicated web hosting servers. Shared hosting web servers host many clients and so the system resources per web hosting account are limited, virtual private server packages give you more server configuration liberty, but also influence other Virtual Private Servers on the hardware node if utilized imprudently, and dedicated servers offer you the possibility to do everything you prefer without intervening with anyone else.

Why would you need a dedicated web hosting server?

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Dedicated servers are traditionally much more high-priced than shared hosting web servers or Virtual Private Servers. Why would anyone, then, want to use them? The reply is rather simple. If your firm has a resource-devouring web portal, or simply has very special web server configuration requirements, the best option would be a dedicated server. For someone who is willing to invest in security and stability, the bigger price is not a concern. You gain root-level access and can utilize 100 percent of the web hosting server's resources without anyone else sharing these system resources and meddling with your online portals.

Hardware specifications

Most website hosting suppliers, including us at Innovator Host, provide several hardware architectures you can pick from in accordance with your demands. The hardware architectures include different types of microprocessors, a different number of cores, different RAM and server hard disk drive sizes and different bandwidth allowances. You can select a Control Panel, which is a handy interface if you want to use the hosting server for web hosting purposes solely and choose not to use SSH for all the changes you will be making. We offer three sorts of Control Panel software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The web hosting Control Panel of your choice

If you are a self-confident Linux OS user (our dedicated hosting servers are powered by Linux or other Unix-based Operating Systems), you could administer your dedicated server via an SSH client exclusively. That, though, could be inconvenient, particularly if you want to give full root-level access to someone else who has less technical abilities than yourself. That is why having hosting CP software activated is a splendid idea. The Hepsia hosting Control Panel graphical user interface that we provide does not give you root-level access and is mostly suitable for someone who has a lot of sites that swallow plenty of resources, but would like to administer the web sites, databases and e-mail accounts via an easy-to-use hosting Control Panel. The DirectAdmin and cPanel hosting Control Panels, on the other hand, grant full root-level access and offer 3 access levels - root, reseller and user. If you intend to resell web hosting accounts instead of utilizing the dedicated server solely for yourself, you should choose one of these two.

Web server monitoring and backup services

Last but not least, there is the matter of monitoring the dedicated web hosting server and of backing it up. In case of a problem with your dedicated server, such as a non-responsive Apache or a network outage, it is advisable to have some sort of monitoring system activated. Here at Innovator Host the system administrators monitor all dedicated servers for ping timeouts, and, if you order a Managed Services upgrade, they monitor the separate services on the dedicated web hosting server too. Backups are also an additional feature - the web hosting vendor offers you data backups on our own backup servers. You could pick a type of RAID that would permit you to have the very same data on 2 server hard drives as a protective measure in the event of a hard disk drive failure, or in case someone whom you have ranted root access deletes something accidentally.