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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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

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?

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 ...
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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

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 ...
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Linux Server eating all my memory

I run all of my websites on a 512MB dedicated virtual server, which up until now has served me very well. On 10 Jan, for some unknown reason my memory consumption went up from averaging around 50% to ...
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Backup to track fraud on Dedicated Server running Apache and MySQL

Background: i am running a Dedicated Server with WHM/cPanel and i would like to know what to backup. My old VPS was hacked into using a security vulnerability in TimThumb and i was unable to track ...
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Can we call a VM as a 'dedicated' server?

I've noticed our 'dedicated' web server is running on an MS VM. I don't like it, cause we can't tell if another VM is running on the same machine or not, other than taking the word of the provider. ...
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Transferring data from old dedicated server to a new one

I have a Windows 2003 dedicated server account with WebFusion and they are just awful, I'm not afraid to say. I would like to transfer to a GoDaddy Windows 2008 dedicated server in the next week or ...
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Host gave me 5 IP's how do I add them?

Hi I recently picked up a dedicated server. My host gave me 5 ip addresses to use :) but I have only access to one...what do I need to do to have access to all 5? I use the kloxo control panel and ...
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Configuring firewall centOS help please

Hi I am trying to configure my ip tables...but I can't seem to make this work...i'm not sure why can anyone help (this is my first dedicated server) -A RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -m state --state NEW -m tcp ...
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dedicated server and unix sockets

I have an OpenVZ VPS and for some reasons I have run out of the non-TCP sockets: cat /proc/user_beancounters uid resource held maxheld barrier limit failcnt numothersock 40 ...
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Deleted file from server using cuteftp.No local backup.How to restore

Files on server is deleted from my windows hosting server (Dedicated Hosting Server -Leaseweb.com). I deleted files using cuteFTP.Can i recover files by logging in to my dedicated server remotely. ...
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Any way to completely remove sensitive content from the HDD before returning CentOS dedicated servers?

We are going to return a few rented CentOS dedicated servers and I was wondering about any way to remove sensitive content (a few folders) from the HDD before returning these servers? Maybe some ...
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Dedicated Nginx server used for css/js/images is totally cool, yet images load slow. Why?

We have three dedicated servers at our company, one runs Nginx and acts as the web server (php), another handles MySQL and Memcached and the other is used to serve static files: css, js and images. ...
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Dedicated Server, Multiple VMs on the back, HyperV Up Front… Where do i put TMG?

As a follow up question to How Do i host multiple servers on HyperV with only a few public IP Addresses I am now trying to figure out where to put the ISA/TMG Server? Should it be virtualized, ...
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how to host my site on many vps?

i have a php search engine, running on apache, hosted on centos 5 vps, no mysql, nothing really, just a bunch of php files, i have in average 600 visitors, i need more bandwidth, i want to host my ...
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Dedicated server or Cloud Hosting?

This is a Canonical Question about Cloud Hosting When deploying my application to the Internet: Should I chose a dedicated server, cloud hosting or a VPS? What factors should I consider when ...
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How to “tape the door” of a windows machine upon leaving?

When I was in grade 8, my entire class took a road trip to Quebec in order to "learn french". We basically just ran around Montreal speaking english and having a blast, but come night time, the ...
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Migrating domains with 1&1

I currently have an old dedicated server with 1&1 and planned to get a Dynamic Cloud (even though it's not technically in the cloud) server with 1&1 still. I have 26 domains, which all seem ...
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40 tcp clients simultaneously - extreme lag

I own a dedicated server at nuxit, which "guarantees" a 20mb connection. I run a game server there which i have programmed myself in java. The game does not consume a lot of memory/cpu/bandwith ...
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Effect of latency for database-backed application

I have a dedicated server on OVH. Due to high load I think I need to move my database to a dedicated server. So I will have 1 dedicated server with Apache and PHP and another 1 with only the ...
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Are Intel Core i3/i5/i7 Processors Server-Grade?

Many web hosting companies are now offering Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors under "cheap dedicated hosting." But my laptop has an Intel core i3 processor, which makes it more likely a desktop ...
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Cloud server vs VPS vs Dedicated for web App

So I am not very into servers and I have few questions of which I don't know where I can get answers from and I hope someone here could easly help me out. So I have a web app currently hosted on ...
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Is it possible to install more than one version of .NET on a server?

We have a server in our office that has been converted to a remote server by assigning it a dedicated IP address. A major government organization is connected to it 24x7 and this server is processing ...
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When does colocation become more cost effective than renting dedicated servers?

The company I use ranges from $136-$495 per month, per server, ranging from low-end (AMD Athlon 64 X2 4600+) to enterprise (Intel Dual Xeon X5650, A/B Power). The biggest pro for renting a server is ...
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How do I know if it is an actual Dedicated server? [closed]

I am looking at this offer & I cannot understand whether it is an actual dedicated server (as in dedicated "hardware" server). http://www.ovh.co.uk/products/eg_ssd.xml I am worried, because ...
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RAM meanings when renting a dedicated server [closed]

8 GB DDR3 RAM v.s. 4 x 2048 MB DDRII PC667 RAM What is the main difference between 8 and "4 x 2048" They both equal the same amount of RAM right? And what is DDR3 and DDRII?
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How to verify if a dedicated server is really dedicated?

I ordered a dedicated server 1 month ago and I want to make sure my server is dedicated and not a VPS or Shared server. Are there any tools I can verify that my server is running on bare metal and ...
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Need advice on setup for large Silverlight site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? Hopefully someone on here will be nice enough to give some advice on what setup we should go with. I'm not a sys admin, just ...
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Deploying a website builder website [closed]

I want to create my own custom website builder hosting platform for a niche market. I have plans on hosting 100's plus subdomains off of one primary domain. Here's my goal: Allow register user to ...