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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.
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Having a dedicated server to call your own is already pretty neat. But combine that with HostGator's pro team and almost 20 years of experience? We know our web pros want it all.
A dedicated server outperforms its peers such as shared hosting or a Virtual Private Server VPS because the entire resources of the server are devoted to a single client. Such a single tenant environment gives you not only the freedom to deploy the server for a variety of use cases, but also ensure performance of the server and all the applications and services running on it. A major advantage of a dedicated server over its peers is the far greater control that it offers in letting you choose the different hardware components such as CPU. RAM, etc. But how much of these resources you require will vary based on your use case, current peak number of concurrent users and the growth potential. Offer ends March 31st. View Deal. You can think of RAM as one of the most important components on your dedicated server, just as it is on your smartphone, tablet, or notebook, etc. For any dedicated server, scalability is of paramount importance.