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Dedicated Servers Definition

$160.00 /mo

AMD 2 Server

  • 16 GB DDR3 RAM
  • 2x Opteron 4170 HE 2.1 GHz (12 cores)
  • 4x500 GB HDD Hard Drives
  • 12 TB Data Transfer
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When we speak of web hosting servers, there are three basic varieties - shared website hosting web servers, VPS (Virtual Private Servers) and dedicated servers. Shared hosting web servers accommodate many customers and hence the system resources per web hosting account are limited, VPS packages give you more server configuration freedom, but also affect other virtual servers on the hardware node if utilized unwisely, and dedicated servers offer you the liberty to do everything you think fit without interfering with anyone else.

Why would you need a dedicated server?

Dedicated servers are typically much more high-priced than shared web servers or virtual servers. Why would anyone, then, want to use them? The reply is very simple. If your company has a busy website, or simply has very specific server configuration requirements, the most suitable choice is a dedicated server. For someone who is willing to invest in safety and stability, the greater price is not an issue. You are bestowed with complete root-level access and can use 100 percent of the server's resources without anyone else using these system resources and interfering with your web sites.

Hardware configurations

Most hosting providers, including us at gopickhost, offer several different hardware configurations you can choose from based on your necessities. The configurations include different kinds of processors, a different number of cores, different RAM memory and server hard disk drive sizes and different traffic allowances. You can select a Control Panel, which is a convenient tool if you want to utilize the server for website hosting purposes solely and prefer not to resort to a Secure Shell console for all the changes you will be making. We provide 3 types of hosting CP software - Hepsia, DirectAdmin and cPanel.

The hosting Control Panel of your choosing

If you are a self-confident Linux OS user (our web hosting servers are powered by Linux or other Unix-based Operating Systems), you could manage your dedicated server through an SSH terminal exclusively. That, however, could be awkward, especially if you choose to give root-level access to someone else who has less technical knowledge than yourself. This is why having web hosting Control Panel software pre-activated is a clever idea. The Hepsia hosting CP software tool that we offer does not give you full root-level access and is mainly suitable for somebody who maintains a lot of sites that absorb lots of system resources, but desires to manage the online portals, databases and mailboxes via an easy-to-use hosting CP. The DirectAdmin and cPanel hosting Control Panels, on the other hand, give you root access and have 3 access levels - root, reseller and user. If you plan to resell web hosting packages instead of using the dedicated hosting server just for yourself, you should pick one of these two.

Server monitoring and backup services

Last but not least, there is the issue of monitoring the dedicated server and of backing it up. In case of a predicament with your dedicated web hosting server, such as an unresponsive Apache or an outage, it is useful to have some kind of monitoring platform activated. Here at gopickhost the system administrators monitor all dedicated servers for ping timeouts, and, if you have a Managed Services package, they monitor the separate services on the dedicated server as well. Backups are also a bonus option - the hosting company offers you data backups on our own backup servers. You could choose a type of RAID that would permit you to have the very same data on two disk drives as a precaution in the event of a disk drive failure, or in case someone whom you have given complete root access erases something accidentally.

AMD 2 AMD 1 Atom 1 Atom 2 Atom 3 Xeon 1
2x Opteron 4170 HE 2.1 GHz (12 cores) Opteron 4170 HE 2.1 GHz (6 cores) Intel Atom D525 1.8 GHz (2 cores) Intel Atom C2550 2.40 GHz (4 Cores) Intel Atom C2750 2.40 GHz (8 Cores) Xeon E3-1240L V5 2.10 GHz (4 Cores)
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