A Dedicated server is completely dedicated to your own personal use which means it’s resources like CPU, RAM, Network is not shared. They are mostly needed when your website receives high traffic and more security. With a Dedicated server, you can choose configurations like the number of CPUs, RAM, and hardware. A dedicated server is a bit more expensive than shared hosting or VPS. A dedicated server you will get in Private cloud and it requires some provisioning time.
Smart Dedicated Server:
A Smart Dedicated server is a dedicated server with features of a Public cloud. Smart dedicated servers are single-tenant so all of the hardware and resources on the machine are dedicated to the single client. Smart dedicated servers are pre-configured and it doesn’t take a provisioning time. Smart Dedicated Servers are very reliable with only one virtual machine on a dedicated host. They also offer better security due to no sharing of resources.
Difference between a Dedicated Server and Smart Dedicated Server:
|Dedicated Servers||Smart Dedicated Server|
|Need provisioning time to get deployed||Can be deployed within a few minutes from our Myaccount portal|
|Billing on a Monthly basis||Billing on an hourly basis|
|Upgradation to a different server requires manual migration||Can be upgraded in Seconds via option of Snapshot available in Public cloud|
|No Autoscaling||Scale-up and down on-demand with custom-defined rules and criteria.|
Few Benefits of Smart Dedicated servers:
- Full root-level access and a dedicated IP address included with all VMs.
- Hourly billing; no commitments required
- Industry’s best performance-price ratio
- Easy Continuous Backups without any data transfer cost
- Take Server Images Whenever You Want
- No Noisy Neighbours problem
- Direct Bare metal performance experience