A managed web hosting service, dedicated server and dedicated hosting service is type of hosting in which client leases whole web server not a shared server with anybody else. It is much more flexible than the shared web hosting, organizations can have full control over web server, which includes choice of hardware, operating system etc.
There is an other level of managed or dedicated web hosting which is referred as complex managed web hosting. Complex Managed Web Hosting applies to virtual servers, Hybrid server and physical dedicated servers with number of companies those choose hybrid hosting solution.
There are number of similarities between complex and standard managed web hosting but key difference is level of engineering and administrative support which client pays to increased complexity and size of infrastructure deployment. Provider steps in to take most of the management, which includes IT support, storage, memory and security.
This service is proactive in nature. Web Server administration can be provided by web hosting company as add-on service. In some of the cases dedicated server offers larger return on investment and less overhead. Dedicated web servers are housed in data centers, similar to HVAC systems, redundant power sources and colocation facilities, web server hardware is being owned by the hosting provider and in some of the cases they offer support for applications or operating systems.
Using dedicated web hosting service offers benefits of control, email stability, security and high performance. Due to high price of dedicated web hosting, it is used by websites which receive huge volume of traffic.
Advantages of Dedicated Web Hosting
1. Web Server Resources are not shared: While choosing dedicated hosting provider, you get full resources of a single web server. Don’t need to worry about other different websites which clogging up web server’s RAM and CPU. With dedicated server, you should be sure that bad scripts which run on other spikes or website in bandwidth usage which won’t slow down web server down.
2. Enhanced security and performance: Choosing dedicated hosting provider guarantees uptime for website. Shared web hosting is best for websites with medium to low traffic. If website receives lots of traffic,through, dedicated web servers which provide more reliability and stability than shared web hosting.
3. Flexibility: A dedicated web server allows client flexibility of customizing server to clients unique requirement for software, disk space, RAM and CPU. With shared web hosting, client is limited to operating environment, software and applications which loaded on web server. They may offer software that client doesn’t require or lack things which they do.