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Uses of Dedicated Servers
« on: July 26, 2014, 06:52:28 PM »

For those considering utilizing a dedicated server, its uses and functions should be of great interest. Its offerings are unique among other hosting solutions with a number of attractive benefits that befit the price.

Individuals and small-medium sized businesses alike can use dedicated servers for a variety of means, though in order to fully understand if the option is for you, youíll need to knowledge of its offerings.

Users considering the form of web hosting should personally define what they are using it for and upon gaining sufficient knowledge of the server, should then make an educated decision. Below are a number of uses for dedicated servers for those aspiring to employ the solution.
Web server - The most common and perhaps obvious use is having the dedicated server link your website up to the net. Itís the most advanced form of hosting in regards to its offerings and is more often than not an option for increasingly popular websites who have outgrown their shared servers. While smaller websites may not see a dedicated server as a worthwhile investment, those businesses experiences a large amount of traffic can benefit from using it as their web server.
Backup server - This can refer to a number of different forms of back-up, however essentially its use is to secure your data in case, for some unfortunate reason, you are subjected to losing either a large amount or indeed all of your data. The backup server can be used to support anything from sensitive information to the data present on your website.
Private cloud - So for those unsure on the exact terminology of the cloud, itís essentially a cluster of resources, storage or services kept by an external source. Here a cloud service can exist within your business; however the management, updates and general housekeeping is performed by the cloud provider.
Database server - This provides a reliable and efficient database storage system which can be used by websites and applications. The roles which this particular sever partakes in, include storage, data analysis and archiving.
Application server - This use of a dedicated server entails providing software applications, along with handling all application preparations, for example between users and business apps. Recently business apps have been switching to web-based interface due to the convenience for their customers, through being able to access their information through platforms and devices.

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Re: Uses of Dedicated Servers
« Reply #1 on: April 28, 2016, 02:26:45 AM »
Dedicated server is always a good solution when you plan a high-loaded project in perspective and care about your security. Dedicated server means that you wonít have to share your resources with anyone and will be able to tune it up totally the way you like, which is great for business. You may be sure, if set up correctly, it wonít fail you. The uses can be different - from hosting high-loaded websites, to using as a storage solution or to hold a database. Such servers can be also used for collaboration. The benefits are really great.
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Re: Uses of Dedicated Servers
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2016, 02:17:47 AM »
It is proved that a dedicated server provides limitless bandwidth and disk space and also, its processor power, disk space, memory and other system resources cannot be shared, thus, its pace will not slow down because of the traffic from other websites. Additionally, a dedicated server also empowers you to control the information and media that are accessed, stored or shared through the portal. Since the user only can access the server, there is high degree of security provided by it. With this server, you can get a unique IP address that ensures better privacy and security, which indeed offers protection from malware and adware