In the web hosting industry, a dedicated server refers to a server which is leased in its entirety to a single customer, usually an individual or small business.

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Performance issues with new dedicated server

I have just subscribed to a new dedicated server and am getting worse than expected PHP execution performance. Execution times are twice as high as on my old shared server! I'm definitely not an ...
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Is a vlan for one server unnecessary?

DETAILS I've been researching web hosting solutions in Japan. Based on this question one of the services available seems to be a VLAN. I've read about the advantages of such a system for a large ...
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What is this service called in English?

DETAILS I'm not familiar with server administration and am trying to find the name of a particular service offered by a Japanese website provider. The service is for a dedicated server. I have ...
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connecting to my dedicated server on the internet [closed]

I have a dedicated server with a public. I was having issues getting webdav working so I thought I would try to net use the drive and see if that worked. It did work and I have a mapped drive to my ...
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Trying to understand correct operating levels of my server

I'm trying to establish what thresholds my dedicated server should be operating in. The server is an Intel(R) Xeon(R)CPU L5420 @ 2.50GHz with 16GB RAM running RedHat with Apache 2 and MySQL. It has ...
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RAID10 without write-back cache = horrible write performance?

I have just provisioned a dedicated server on singlehop. I'm running it through some tests to know what to expect performance-wise. On the I/O side (with 4 1TB disks in RAID 10) I get: write-cache ...
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routing eth0:1 directly to kvm VM

Ive got a Dedicated Server with 2 Public IP Adresses and would like to route all eth0:1 traffic to a KVM Guest via iproute2 or even iptables. Outgoing Traffic should also be routed to eth0:1 - eth0 ...
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Combine multiple network interfaces to connect to a dedicated server

this is an underpaid employee writing, who's apparently responsible for all the IT stuff in a very small (non-IT) company. Today said company got a bunch of PCs/workstations, a switch, a computer that'...
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Dedicated server running VPS how should I back it up? [closed]

We are renting a dedicated server and running a vps within it. We would like to back up the vps so if there is an issue we can restore quickly either from another server or from the current server. ...
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virtualbox instances dedicated-server with custom dnsmasq

I have dedicated server where I planned to run virtualbox virtual machines. Since the VMs are managed with vagrant/chef I may end up with many different ones. I thought it would be a great idea to ...
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centos dedicated Server unresponsive for the first time

server was unresponsive for an hour so i rebooted it and checked /var/log/messages and found this. can anybody point out whats wrong ? Sep 28 07:39:35 www kernel: INFO: task mysqld:22749 blocked for ...
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How to shorten DNS propagation effect

Atm i have a domain example.com, it uses dedicated server, and it uses "ns1.example.com" and "ns2.example.com" as nameserver. Now i want to change to another dedicated server (with different IP ...
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managing same domain name with multiple sub domains with different physical servers

I am having one primary temp domain www.product.com For each client i need to have separate sub domain mapped to same server with same port(80) through virtual host. www.client1.product.com www....
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Geolocating webserver considerations?

I run a community forum where the majority of users are in the Pacific Northwest. We are looking for a new dedicated server and I'm wondering if it is worth it to locate the server as close to the ...
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Renting a dedicated server, should I rent a physical firewall aswell?

I plan to rent a dedicated server to host a commercial application, which should house esentially everything necessary to run on a single machine (frontend, backend, databases, analytics, backup ...
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Does SQL database perform significantly better on a dedicated machine vs Azure cloud

I'm looking into splitting our database server and application server and am evaluating offerings from Rackspace and Azure specifically around the database server. We are a Saas Web application and ...
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pg_hba.conf entry for host

Im getting this error with postgre in my centos vps Unable to connect to PostgreSQL server: FATAL: no pg_hba.conf entry for host "::1", user "xxx", database "xxx_xxx", SSL off in Here is my ...
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Issue Starting MySQL Daemon

I have just come across the most random error I've seen my MySQL daemon spew out yet, everything was working fine, then all of a sudden it randomly crashed and it now outputting this when I start it ...
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Why do modern routers not require clock settings anymore?

From my Cisco books (CCNA level) I learned that in a WAN connection one router must be configured as the DCE and the other as the DTE. In real life I have a DS-3 between two routers. There are no ...
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Does Google provide hosting servers means like vps or dedicated servers? [closed]

I want to make it sure does google provide hosting servers like virtual private servers or dedicated besides free hosting that is available from sites.google.com Does google have something like ...
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Moving from VPS to Dedicated Server. AMD (vps) vs Intel Dedicated [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites I want to move from VPS to Dedicated Server I guess that VPS specifications are not equal to Dedicated Server ...
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Is AMD Opteron 3280, 8 cores, 32 GB DDR3 RAM will able to run 200 rails application and 200 mysql database [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I am planning to hosing an rails application + Mysql in dedicated server maximum 200 replicated rails application with 200 ...
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What CPU is equivalent? Moving from VPS to Dedicated Server. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I want to move from VPS to Dedicated Server I guess that VPS specifications are not equal to Dedicated Server and I predict that ...
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Raid array showing only the capacity of one disk [closed]

I've a dedicated server with an raid array with two disks of 1TB each, this is what I get with mdadm --detail /dev/md1 /dev/md1: Version : 1.1 Creation Time : Wed Aug 1 20:20:14 2012 Raid Level :...
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Hard drive on server which hosts public_html folder is full. What to do?

The dedicated server is running Cent OS, has 2 x 1TB hard drives. One domain is hosted on this server. I've been uploading files to the public/html folder no problem, but I've reached the maximum ...
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Error running MySQL Daemon

I'm getting a bizarre error running my mysql daemon as the user 'mysql' here is what the command spews out, now I've checked and the instance isn't running already :S So, I have no idea why it's ...
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Does a 150ms latency is good enough to launch a product (USA hosted in Europe)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? Having worked for weeks on a new mobile app product, we are finally preparing a public launch in the coming weeks. However we ...
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How to combine AWS and dedicated external servers?

I have an extensive network of servers all currently hosted on AWS EC2. For reasons of cost I plan to gradually migrate to dedicated servers where possible. So: How can I best combine AWS and non-...
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How to review the init script output on a dedicated server?

I have rented a dedicated server, running Debian stable. Is the startup output that you would see on the screen (if you had one) stored anywhere? If not, is there a non-intrusive way to make that data ...
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Create a tunnel to my dedicated windows server

I have a Win 2008 dedicated server. The remote access for MSSQL db is disabled. However I want to connect to it during development from my system. I need to create something like a tunnel from my lap ...
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Manage a dedicated server - too complicated? [closed]

In the (small) company I work for we're planning on getting a dedicated server, since we need more storage and performance that we get now in our shared hosting. We have 1&1, and we're happy with ...
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Boot Custom ISO on Remote Dedicated Server [closed]

My telephony service has given me an ISO so that I can host my own PBX server. Say I have a dedicated server that I can SSH into at Rackspace. How would I get this dedicated box to load my ISO and ...
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shared nameserver or unique name server for every domain created on one dedicated server?

is this recommanded to use single shared name server for different domains hosted on single dedicated server. like using ns0.sharedNameServer.co.uk & ns1.sharedNameServer.co.uk or every domain ...
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Run Windows based hosting among main Linux dedicated server

I have a Linux dedicated server which runs a bunch of PHP applications. I tried to migrate to Windows Server dedicated server last week, but I lack the IT knowledge in Windows and there are too many ...
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Single CMS site on dedicated server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? We're about to launch a huge website, expecting a HUGE traffic especially in the first few weeks. It will be a Joomla CMS based ...
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Dedicated server probability

I have 4 websites and i plan to move them on two dedicated servers. This is the config of the dedicated servers: Core2Duo E8400 3.0 GHz 8 GB DDR2-800 SDRAM 250 GB SATA HDD (7200 RPM) 2 TB Bandwidth 10 ...
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setup mail in virtual dedicated server in godaddy [closed]

I bought virtual dedicated server in godaddy. client having domain name in networksolutions. i changed the A record to denote godaddy server. how can i setup mail.there is no mail information such as ...
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Create a full replica of web server using different hosting company, is it logical?

Is it logical to create a full replica of our webserver, just on a less powerful machine, using other hosting provider ( just because its cheaper ). The idea is to have a plan B, in case main server ...
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Load balancers and going with dedicated over ec2

One mental block I have is load balancers, and I like how AWS/ec2 handles this for you. BUT, I like dedicated servers for the performance and cost benefits etc. I'd love if someone who is well ...
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Create an Alias for my DNS [closed]

I own a dedicated Server in OVH, and my DNS are : Primary DNS : ks221074.kimsufi.com Secondary DNS : ns.kimsufi.com My OS is Centos 5, and I don't have a strong experience with Linux, I ...
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cPanel update deleted my email accounts. Is that even possible? [closed]

Like many of you, I noticed a pretty new cPanel login interface today upon accessing my dedicated server. Great, I love new interfaces! Upon going to check my email accounts, I noticed that they were ...
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Are self Self-healing Cloud and Traditional Failover Boxes basically the same?

Does it still make sense to setup your own failover system (HAproxy + 2 or more servers for example) when self healing cloud seems like a practical solution? They seem to do the same job or am I ...
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Optimizing apache server load

We have an issue with a dedicated server load. We have 16 processors with 4 core @ 2.40GHz, if I understood correctly cat /proc/cpuinfo output. Unfortunately, I don't have access to free -m or ...
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I/O and CPU differences between dedicated hosting and Amazon EC2

I'm looking to run a high population Minecraft server (150+ players online at a time). For those unfamiliar with the Minecraft server, it is a (non-multithreaded) application written in Java (some ...
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Tortoise SVN / Subversion push updates to Windows 2008 Server

I am googling like crazy trying to find a solution for this - but not having much luck! I have TortoiseSVN and Subversion running on my local Windows XP machine. I make changes to my website and ...
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Amazon EC2 + EBS , is it financially smart for smaller startups? [closed]

I am trying to consider where to host my website and I am really sold on Amazon web services but I can't really decide if this is the course I want to take because of pricing. For one thing, I am not ...
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The importance of ECC memory

Are ECC memory modules important to have on a non-critical server? I was thinking about getting myself a toy dedicated server for lots of random, non-critical stuff. Sporadic reboots are no big deal....
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Learning basic deicated server administration [closed]

I have no idea if this is the right place to ask, but I'm a bit desperate. I have been working for a few days now to set up a EC2 instance with cPanel. I realized fast that this was not easy, ...
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Connecting two servers over internet

So I have a dedicated server . Now I need to add another server, but they do not support LAN connections between their servers ( yeah, cheap I know ). So, I need a reliable way to tunnel the two ...
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Unable to access Plesk panel from Leaseweb Dedicated Server [closed]

I have purchased a dedicated server from Leaseweb, package included plesk control panel but I could not figure out how to access it from my web-browser? I have tried http://ipaddress:8443 and also ...