Dedicated web hosting service or dedicated hosting service is type of web hosting service in which organization possesses full authority over a server(s) such as operating system and hardware etc.
In the web hosting business, a dedicated server refers to the rental and exclusive use of an operating system that includes a web server, connection and related software, to the internet housed in the Web hosting company’s premises. A dedicated server is usually needed for a web site (or set of related company sites) that may develop a considerable amount of traffic – for example, a site that must handle up to 35 million hits a day. The server can usually be configured and operated remotely from the client company. Web hosting companies claim that the use of a dedicated server on their premises saves router, Internet connection, security system, and network administration costs.
Dedicated hosting server, the client company may be required to use a specified computer system or may be offered a choice of several systems. Some host providers allow a client company to purchase and install its own computer server at the host provider’s location, a service known as collocation.
The dedicated web hosting service gives the benefits of high performance, email stability, security and control to the users. Most of the websites with large volume of traffic prefers to use dedicated hosting service because of its high price.
Dedicated hosting service sends multiple connections to provide the highest level of security of data stored on their servers, from harmful problems such as Trojans, worms and crashes and Obtrusive invader such as hackers and spammers.
Dedicated hosting service can also provide different types of server managed support such as:
Self Managed Server this includes some maintenance and regular monitoring in which customer are required to provide most tasks and operations on a dedicated server.
Managed Server this includes medium level of management, a limited amount of support, monitoring and updates, in which customers are required to perform specific tasks.
Fully Managed Server: This includes monitoring, reboot, operating systems, upgrades, software updates and security patches, in which customers are completely hands-off.
Un-managed Server: This includes little to no involvement from server provider. In this type of service, customer have to provide all maintenance, patches, upgrades, and security.
Many dedicated hosting servers do not allow any adult content because of morality and legal bindings. They also do not allow any copyright material without permission of the owner of the copyright or authority of copyright because, it can create many problems for host to update or allow updating illegal or immoral material on his server, and can damage the reputation.