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Dedicated Hosting Uncovered

Free and paid shared packages are one of the most widespread website hosting solutions on the marketplace. They are excellent for small-sized sites that do not necessitate lots of resources and do not receive that many web site visitors, but for heavy resource-demanding sites with many thousands of website visitors, a more advanced platform is demanded. If you are seeking a rock steady, top-drawer shared hosting platform that can deal with even millions of daily visits, a dedicated hosting is your most appropriate choice.

Handle the Heavy Load Created by Your Websites with a Dedicated Hosting Server

With the dedicated web server hosting solution, you lease an entire physical machine whose system resources will be used solely by your websites. Just as any PC, each dedicated hosting server has one or more CPUs operating at a given speed, a specific amount of RAM, one or more hard disks, etc. A dedicated hosting server is in fact a computer with a hardware configuration aimed to tackle heavy load and given software activated on it, such as a web server, PHP and MySQL software, etc., which permits the websites stored on it to be accessible on the World Wide Web.

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A dedicated hosting server can be managed either by the web hosting distributor, or by the client, based on the particular dedicated hosting plan. In either situation, the side handling the dedicated web hosting server has access to a software tool to restart it at any given moment. Administration is carried out through a CP interface that allows you to check the services running on the physical server.

OSs for Dedicated Hosting

There are various web hosting server OSs such as Windows, FreeBSD, a number of Linux distributions, and so on. Specific web hosting companies offer dedicated hosting using one particular OS, whereas others offer clients a choice. MSSQL databases and .NET web sites need a Windows web server, for instance, and will not work on another OS, whereas PHP and HTML based web sites utilizing MySQL databases will function on any Operating System. Prior to renting a dedicated hosting server, find out what the web hosting vendor offers and what the needs of your website are.

Software Platforms for Dedicated Hosting

By default, each dedicated hosting server includes all the software platforms required to administer a website - web server software, database software (MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, etc.), PHP software, an FTP server and so on, so as soon as you obtain the dedicated server, you can upload your web site files and get the web site online. Most web hosting firms offer complete root access, in other words you can install any software applications on the dedicated hosting server and modify any settings. Certain script-driven platforms require server-side applications that should be pre-activated in order for them to function. Many e-commerce scripts, for instance, have such a precondition, and being supplied with complete root-level access to the dedicated hosting server is decisive for administering a web store. Other hosts do not provide complete root-level access, but help the customer activate the required software platforms - this is the so-called managed web hosting solution, as compared to the unmanaged hosting service, which includes full root access.

Dedicated Hosting by 'PakCloudHost'

The files on the dedicated hosting server can be administered either via a Secure Shell (SSH) console or through a CP interface such as cPanel, DirectAdmin, Hepsia, etc. There are tens of web hosting CP user interfaces out there, and typically web hosts offer a few of them, and with full server root access at hand, the customer can install any of them. All web site files, databases, email addresses, access logs and program installations are managed easily through a graphical interface in a web browser, so no advanced knowledge is required. Given web hosting Control Panels also comprise a reseller back office panel, so if you obtain a dedicated hosting server, you can not simply host your web files, but also offer shared hosting packages to different clients to generate profit. We, at PakCloudHost, offer free-of-charge invoicing software and a domain reseller account with each dedicated hosting package of ours, which permits you to constitute your very own personal hosting corporation and generate profit very fast since the hosting market is perpetually flourishing.