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What are Dedicated Web Hosting Servers?

Free and paid shared packages are among the most popular website hosting solutions on the market. They are splendid for small-size web pages that do not need lots of resources and do not have that many viewers, but for large web pages with many thousands of viewers, a more advanced solution is needed. If you are seeking a rock steady, hi-end shared web hosting solution that can deal with even millions of everyday visits, a dedicated server web hosting is your perfect alternative.

Tackle the Load Created by Your Sites with a Dedicated Web Hosting Server

With the dedicated hosting solution, you lease a whole machine whose system resources will be utilized only by your web sites. Just like any personal computer, each dedicated web hosting server has one or more CPUs running at a certain speed, a particular amount of memory, one or more disk drives, etc. A dedicated web hosting server is in fact a computer with a hardware configuration designed to cope with high load and specific software installed on it, such as web server software, PHP and MySQL software platforms, etc., which allows the web sites stored on it to be accessible on the web.

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A dedicated web hosting server can be administered either by the web hosting distributor, or by the client, on the basis of the concrete dedicated server web hosting package. In either situation, the party administering the dedicated hosting server has access to a software tool to restart it at any specific moment. Management is carried out via a hosting Control Panel graphical user interface that enables you to monitor the processes running on the physical machine.

Operating Systems for Dedicated Server Web Hosting

There are different web server OSs such as Windows, FreeBSD, different Linux distributions, etc. Some web hosting service providers offer dedicated server web hosting using one particular OS, while others give customers an alternative. MSSQL databases and .NET sites request a Windows web server, for instance, and will not perform on another OS, whereas PHP and HTML based websites utilizing MySQL databases will perform on any OS. Before renting a dedicated web hosting server, discover what the web hosting corporation offers and what the needs of your site are.

Software Apps for Dedicated Server Web Hosting

By default, each dedicated web hosting server includes all the software applications needed in order to administer a website - web server software, database software (MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, and so on), PHP software, FTP server software and so on, so once you obtain the dedicated web server, you can upload your web files and bring the site online. The majority of hosting service providers offer root access, i.e. you can activate any software platforms on the dedicated web hosting server and update any settings. Given script-based platforms need server-side apps that should be pre-installed in order for them to work. A lot of e-commerce scripts, for example, impose such a requirement, and being offered root-level access to the dedicated web hosting server is vital for building a web storefront. Other web hosting distributors do not give root-level access, but help the customer install the required software applications - this is the so-called managed web hosting service, as differentiated from the unmanaged hosting service, which comes with complete root-level access.

Dedicated Server Web Hosting by 'MKE Hosting'

The website files on the dedicated web hosting server can be handled either through a Secure Shell (SSH) connection or through a hosting CP GUI like cPanel, DirectAdmin, Hepsia, and so on. There are 10's of web hosting Control Panel user interfaces out there, and usually web hosting companies offer several of them, and with full root-level access at hand, the client can install any of them. All website files, databases, e-mail accounts, access logs and program installations are managed easily through a GUI in a web browser, so no advanced knowledge is needed. Some web hosting Control Panels also include a reseller back office dashboard, so if you obtain a dedicated web hosting server, you can not only host your web site files, but also sell shared hosting plans to different individuals to generate profit. We, at MKE Hosting, offer charge-free billing software and a domain reseller account with each dedicated server web hosting package of ours, which allows you to found your very own personal hosting firm and make profit in no time because the web hosting business niche is incessantly flowering.