Linux is a free UNIX operating system which was developed under the GNU General Public License, the source code and it was created by Linus Torvalds with the help of few developers. Linux provide functionality, adaptability and robustness, thus it is being adopted worldwide as a server platform. It is used by the people at their office as well as home also.
About Dedicated server
A dedicated server is basically designed to serve the needs of the whole network which contain thousands of computer connected to each other and communicate with each other. In a network it is a single computer which is set aside to serve the need of the network. In terms of Web hosting, dedicated server is a computer which has internet connection and include related software and a web server and is rented from the web hosting company, but in renting, a client is required to use the computer system. “Dedicated server” indicate the server which is allocated to you only for hosting your website i.e. dedicated to the client website only to serve its need.
Now Dedicated server Linux
Basic installation and configuration for a Linux dedicated server is the same for all distributions, but few things, such as package names, directories, etc. may be different from distribution to distribution. So, you are required to check your distribution's repositories for the required packages.
Features of Linux Dedicated Server
CentOS Linux with Full Root Access (64-bit with 32-bit are available on request only)
Has cPanel with WHM Control Panel
It supports PHP, Perl, Python Apache Web Server, MySQL, Ruby (on Rails), and FFMpeg Support
It provides Secured Server with IPTables Firewall
Dedicated server Linux hosting
Here are few companies which offers dedicated server Linux hosting
Server pronto offers the world's cheapest Linux dedicated severs. Linux is available on their all dedicated hosting packages. Options include SuSE, Gentoo, Red Hat, Fedora Core, Debian, and CentOS.
Hivelocity hosting- Hivelocity hosting offers the Linux Dedicated Servers-Quad-Core 2.4Ghz e5620 Xeon Westmere 12MB cache, Quad-Core 3.2Ghz E3-1230 Sandy Bridge Xeon 8MB cache , RAID1, 10TB,8GB Ram, 2 x 500GB SAS, Core 2 Quad Q9400 2.66Ghz, Core 2 Quad Q8200 2.33Ghz
Linux is the best choice for cheap dedicated severs
Linux is the best choice for cheap dedicated severs because there is no cost associated with most versions of Linux, as it is an open source. For e.g. Centos does not charge anything i.e. it is free of cost and updates their system on the regular basis. Recent available Centos versions are Centos 4.x 32 bits & 64 bit and Centos 5.x 32 bits & 64 bit. One more Red hat but it is not free. For the dedicated servers CentOS and Red Hat are the most common versions of Linux.
Dedicated Linux server web hosting web server services
Dedicated Linux server web hosting web server offer services such as the Apache web server, the BIND name server, Send mail and Eximmail servers.
Linux Web hosting features
Linux Web hosting contain various features to host the website, like unlimited bandwidth,geo-redundancy,1&1 site lock, web space recovery, e-mail accounts, web space, mySQL5 database etc.but other than these it contain other features also like
- In Web space features, it contain web space, monthly traffic volume, host multiple websites, FTP Accounts, WebDAV Access,1&1control panel, SSH Access, version control management, protected directories etc.
- In Web address features, domain types, free included domains, Sub domains, DNS Management, Host external domains, additional domain registeration,private domain registration etc.
- In E-mail features, catch all e-mail addresses, E-mail account, E-mail storage, Antivirus, E-Mail forwarding, 1&1 webmail 2.0, e-mail forwarding, e-mail auto responder etc.
- In programming and databases features Perl, python, ruby, PHP and PHP dev, performance, Zend framework, SSI, perl syntax checker, cron jobs/scheduled tasks etc.
- In Site building tools,1&1 click and build applications,1&1website builder, teashop, Graphic archive, dynamic site creator,istock photo image library,netobjects fusion 1&1 edition etc.
- In marketing and communication features,1&1site analytics,1&1seo spotlight,facebook credits,bing and yahoo search credits,1&1 e-mail marketing tool, mailing list, Google sitemaps,spreadshirt merchandising etc.
- In security features,1&1 site lock,webspace recovery, daily server backups, dual hosting, password protected directories, go trust dedicated SSL Certificate etc.
- In 1 and 1 web desk-your online workplace, features are communication centre, online office package, 1&1 online storage, 1&1 office drive manager, 1&1 mobile online storage etc.