Dedicated Servers: Usages and Benefits

About Dedicated/Private Servers

Dedicated Servers or Managed Dedicated Servers is a type of Internet Hosting where the client leases an entire Server not shared with anyone. This is more flexible than Shared Hosting, as organizations have full control over the server(s), including choice of operating system, hardware, etc.

Dedicated Severs usually are used for extensive Web Sites which serve too many online visitors at once. Mail Servers, Virtual Universities or extensive ECommerce Web Sites are samples of Dedicated Server usages.Dedicated Servers provide huge Web Space and BandWidth.

If server is physically located in administration area of Web Site, it is called Co-Location Server.

When a physical Server is divided to multiple Virtual Servers we will have several Virtual Private Servers(VPS). These Servers can provide greater control and performance than a Shared Hosting account. They come with exactly the same features, autonomy and functionality of a Dedicated Server, and are suitable for a wide range of tasks such as application testing/development, Domain and Hosting Resellery, high traffic Web Sites or game serving.

Dedicated Hosting Service

The user gets his or her own Web server and gains full control over it (root access for Linux/administrator access for Windows); However, the user typically does not own the server.

If the server is administered in users’ location, its called Co-Location Server.

Suitable For:

o High Traffic WebSites

o Database-intense Web Sites

o Online Products Seller Sites

Virtual Private Server(VPS)

Slicing up a server into virtual servers. Each user feels like they’re on their own dedicated server, but they’re actually sharing a server with many other users. A Virtual Private Server (VPS) offers a more stable, secure, and flexible hosting environment than a Shared Hosting Service .

Suitable For:

o Resell hosting services

o Email Services

o Small eCommerce Websites