In the Web hosting service, a dedicated server is typically a high capacity rented service. The user rents the server, software and an Internet connection from the web hosting company. Dedicated Server is kept in a climate-controlled server room and it is maintained by expert engineers.
In other words, A dedicated hosting server or dedicated server is a type of web hosting in which the user get an entire server (hardware and software) not shared with anyone else.As for example, it is same that leases a house with garden and other facility.
This hosting is more flexible than shared and vps hosting. Becasue the user of dedicated hosting have full control over the server.
In a shared hosting server our website is using a limited resources with an unknown number of other website. This makes a website of application visitor experience slow. But when we use dedicated servers from the web hosting company then the service provider sets the entire server (Operating System, Hardware, Other Softwares) to handle the workload the website requires.
In other words we can say that, the dedicated hosting allows me to use the entire machine with all huge amount of resources.
There are lot of difference between shared hosting service and dedicated hosting service.
The main difference is that
Because dadicated hosting allows us very good speed with enough hordware resources so it is more secure and very good for online application software such as Software As A Service (SAAS).
Our web applications and websites have the facility to use all the resources on the server, without worrying for resources with other applications.
The software and hardware resourcses of dedicated hosting server is fully customizable. So we can do the setting as we need for our application or website.
We can request more capacity CPUs, more extensive networks, and more disk space if our applications or websites require them. We can also also upgrade to a faster and larger server that can handle the workload of our websites and applications need.
The service provider steps in to take over most of the management such as security, memory, storage and technical related support. Dedicated hosting servers are hosted in data centers, they often providing redundant power sources and HVAC systems.
Dedicated hosting service offers the user more benefits of high performance, security, email stability and control. A dedicated server allows more control over our hardware and software.
There are very less chance to have our programs and websites hacked because our sites and data reside outside of a public cloud with meany security features available on the operating system. The security features are customizable, So we can customize the security according to our needs.
If we choose to keep the server in-house, We will have an appropriate place to keep the server. It will need a climate controlled room with good network connections.
The benefit of In-House Dedicated Hosting is that we have a complete physical control of the hardware and who has access to it. This is extremely useful for companies that require the high level security of a closed network.
Companies that deal with financial data, medical records, or sensitive government data are mostly choose this option.
The drawback of In-House Dedicated Hosting server is maintenance and scalability. We have to hire high quality technicians for regularly update of hardware and software and also to take regularily backup of the data. We must have a server room with climate controlled.
When we choose an Off-site servers provided by the hosting company, there is no worry about server room and technicians. We also don't have to worry about complexity of backups, redundancy, maintenance and regularly updation of hardware and software. These all are managed by the hosting company which provide me that hosting service.
Dedicated Hosting server is relatively very high price. Therefore it is mostly used by websites or web applications that receive a large volume of traffic and need more sotorage capacity with high speeds.