Dedicated Server: Smart Web Hosting Choice

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Hosting your personal or business web sites on your own dedicated server may seems expensive choice in comparison to shared web hosting, but atrepparttar end, it proves a smart choice. Shared web hosting, no matter how well managed, cannot be 100% reliable and stable. However if you have your own dedicated server you can manage to avoid most ofrepparttar 146897 variables affectingrepparttar 146898 reliability and stability of a server, commonly experienced by shared hosting accounts; variables such as: overload, bad codes and scripts from other users (especially beginners); and, too many applications and components uploaded, and so on.

On a dedicated server you will install only software and applications you want to use, while on a shared hosting server you will find a host of other software and applications installed for other users.

Byrepparttar 146899 very nature ofrepparttar 146900 account, a dedicated server: reduces your dependency onrepparttar 146901 web host; and bypasses time delays and possible expenses incurred from these. With dedicated server hosting you can provide instant support to your own clients whenever required, which is not possible if you are on a shared server. A reliable and fast support service is vital for your own business growth just likerepparttar 146902 stability and reliability you wish for your own website. In business, reliability is reflected through word-of-mouth as one ofrepparttar 146903 most effective promotional activities.

For people with clients, such as Graphic Designers and Web Designers a dedicated server is invaluable. A dedicated server will bring extra income intorepparttar 146904 studio, not just as a hosting facility, but, as a designer knows only too well, forrepparttar 146905 extra ‘bread and butter’ income value. If you have 24hour access to your own dedicated server then you can adjust, correct or update a clients website in minutes, allowing you to keeprepparttar 146906 dollar back in your studio and not in someone else’s. Ready availability results in reduced labour costs forrepparttar 146907 client, but higher studio-income frequency forrepparttar 146908 designer. Hence you will seerepparttar 146909 return of all your regular offline clients, bringing their web work with them.

Help Me Choose: Linux vs. Windows Web Hosting

Written by Paras Shah

To help you chooserepparttar best operating system (OS) for your Web site to reside on, we have developedrepparttar 146793 following guide:

First let's start with a definition of an operating system, which isrepparttar 146794 software platform on which a web server runs.

Red Hat Linux:

Linux is an excellent operating system that is well suited to meet your web hosting needs. It handlesrepparttar 146795 functions of mailing, and serving up Web sites and files especially well. Additionally, there are a huge amount of free applications available onrepparttar 146796 Internet for Linux and it uses less hardware resources than Windows 2003. Whether you are a fairly experienced webmaster or new to web hosting, we recommend that you choose Red Hat Linux as your hosting platform.

Red Hat Linux is most widely used hosting platform inrepparttar 146797 world.

Microsoft Windows 2003:

Microsoft Windows 20003 server provides a suitable platform for serving up Web sites, files, and streaming media. Additionally, it integrates well with other Microsoft applications and there are a large amount of commercial applications available for this OS. We recommend you choose Windows 2003 as your hosting platform only if you are using specific applications that require Microsoft Windows to run such as Access, Cold Fusion, ASP, .Net, and Microsoft SQL.

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