A dedicated server is serving a single user. The total server services are not shared with anyone else. It is an exclusive use of a computer that has a web server, having necessary software and is connected with internet. The computer is housed in a web hosting company and is good for hosting websites having heavy traffic of visitors.
Linux Operating system
Linux is an open source and free operating system. Linux is the most popular, user friendly operating system at present. Anyone without proper knowledge of information technology can operate a server with Linux operating system
The performance rating of a dedicated server with Linux OS.
A dedicated server with Linux operating system gives maximum performance to the user. This combination is ideal for businesses with heavy visitor’s traffic to the websites, needing maximum power. Dedicated server with Linux costs less than the other combination of dedicated server
and Windows operating system. Linux is the choice if the user opts for PHP or MySQL. Linux is lightweight needing less power than other operating systems. Linux accesses server via SSH or Telnet with option for use of FTP for access and maintenance.
Linux has high degree of compatibility with cPanel interface and proves to be most user’s friendly, having a user friendly dashboard to operate easily.