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Description of Dedicated Hosting Plans

Free and paid shared packages are among the most popular hosting solutions on the market. They are OK for small-size online portals that do not demand a lot of system resources and do not attract that many web site visitors, but for resource-consuming web portals with many thousands of viewers, a more advanced platform is needed. If you desire a stable, top-drawer web hosting solution that can tackle even millions of daily hits, a dedicated hosting is your most appropriate choice.

Handle the High Load Generated by Your Web Sites with a Dedicated Hosting Server

With the dedicated server web hosting service, you lease a whole web server whose system resources will be utilized solely by your web sites. Just like any computer, each dedicated hosting server has one or more central processing units operating at a particular speed, a particular amount of RAM memory, one or more hard disk drives, etc. A web hosting server is indeed a computer with hardware meant to handle high load and given software installed on it, like web server software, PHP and MySQL software platforms, etc., which permits the websites hosted on it to be available online.

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A dedicated hosting server can be administered either by the web hosting company, or by the client, based on the given dedicated hosting package. In either case, the side handling the dedicated machine has access to a software platform to restart it at any moment. Administration is carried out through a hosting CP interface that allows you to check the processes running on the dedicated server.

Operating Systems for Dedicated Hosting

There are different web server OSs such as Windows, FreeBSD, an array of Linux distributions, etc. Given hosting companies provide dedicated hosting using one specific OS, whereas others offer clients an alternative. MSSQL databases and .NET sites require a Windows server, for instance, and will not function on another Operating System, while PHP and HTML based web sites utilizing MySQL databases will work on any OS. Before renting a dedicated hosting server, examine what the hosting supplier provides and what the requirements of your web site are.

Software Applications for Dedicated Hosting

By default, each dedicated hosting server includes all the software needed in order to run a site - web server software, database software (MySQL, MSSQL, PostgreSQL, etc.), PHP software, FTP server software and so on, so once you get the dedicated web server, you can upload your web files and bring the website online. The majority of hosts offer full root access, i.e. you can activate any software applications on the dedicated hosting server and update any settings. Particular script-based software platforms require server-side applications that should be pre-installed in order for them to perform. Lots of shopping cart software scripts, for instance, have such a requirement, and being granted full server root access to the dedicated hosting server is vital for establishing a web store. Other providers do not offer complete root-level access, but help the customer install the necessary software applications - this is the so-called managed hosting service, as compared to the unmanaged web hosting solution, which includes full server root access.

Dedicated Hosting by 'Blue Point Host'

The web site files on the dedicated hosting server can be administered either through a Secure Shell (SSH) client or via a Control Panel user interface like cPanel, DirectAdmin, Hepsia, and so on. There are tens of hosting CP user interfaces available, and normally web hosting service providers provide a few of them, and with complete server root access at hand, the client can install any of them. All web files, databases, electronic mail aliases, access logs and script installations are managed effortlessly through a graphical interface in a web browser, so no advanced knowledge is necessary. Particular Control Panels also include a reseller back office dashboard, so if you order a dedicated hosting server, you can not merely host your web files, but also sell shared hosting plans to different customers to gain money. We, at Blue Point Host, provide free-of-charge billing software and a domain reseller account with each dedicated hosting plan of ours, which allows you to found your own personal web hosting firm and make profit very quickly as the hosting market is perpetually flourishing.