Much like many other new site owners, you probably opted for shared hosting when you first launched your website. There are plenty of options, and you may have pondered, What is a dedicated server — and why do I need one? The answer lies in the reasons for wanting to upgrade in the first place. For example, you may be dealing with a rise in immediate traffic, or anticipating growth in the near future. Dedicated servers are ideal for this, along with their strong enhanced security features and potential positive impact on page loading times. Dedicated hosting essentially means that your website has its own server all to itself. It offers immense power and flexibility, but usually comes at a premium. Your options here could include an upgrade to a virtual private server VPS or a dedicated one. As you may be aware, shared hosting stores your site on a server with potentially hundreds of others. For personal blogs or very small businesses, this option is sufficient.
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How are OVHcloud dedicated servers different?
For websites that require the ultimate in performance, security, and control. One year of domain registration is included with each new plan. After the initial year, the domain can be renewed at market price. An SSL provides a secure connection to your website, allows for eCommerce, and protects personal information for added security. If you are unhappy for any reason within the first 30 days of service, you can cancel for a full refund of hosting fees; restrictions apply. Each server is custom-built using the latest open source technology, like OpenStack.
A dedicated server is a physical server located in one of our data centres. Unlike Web Hosting plans also referred to as "shared hosting" , which are technically managed by OVHcloud, you are fully responsible for the administration of your dedicated server. This guide will help you with the first steps of managing your dedicated server. When your dedicated server is first set up during the order process, you can select which operating system will be installed. From the General information tab, click on On the next screen, select either Install from an OVHcloud template or Install one of your templates in order to use a template for the installation. To be able to install a customised image on the server, choose the third option Install from custom image.