Previously we wrote about Virtual Private Server (VPS), this time we will cautiously write about Dedicated Server Hosting for WordPress Blog. Cautiously, because there are numerous factors which should be judged before switching to a dedicated server hosting plan, as it is very costly option.
Points to remember while thinking to use Dedicated Server Hosting for WordPress Blog
If your Website is an e-commerce website, social networking website; then you do not have to think much to choose Dedicated Server Hosting for WordPress, your source of income is almost constant and is not dependent on AdSense like a third party managed Advertisement.
If your blog is popular and has evergreen content along with other sources of income, then it is less likely that you will lose traffic and thereby the income, so you can think of Dedicated Server Hosting for WordPress Blog.
If your blog is on a specific Technology, it is very risky to go for Dedicated Server Hosting option for your WordPress Blog. For example, today Windows 7 or Windows 8 is popular; you write on these flimsy topics and get 50K visitors/day now. Your income is >$ 100 / day now. There is every probability that tomorrow your blog will start to lose traffic either due to a newborn better blog than you or the Technology itself is rejected by the general population, thereby less traffic. Virtual Dedicated Server (VPS) might be a better option for you.
Advantages of Dedicated Server Hosting
- Dedicated Server Hosting provides greater security by being a direct service from the Hosting Company, Dedicated Server does not share information with other websites (unlike shared or VPS) and therefore more privacy.
- Dedicated Server Hosting provides better use of resources of the server, performance, speed, processor power, bandwidth etc.
- Dedicated Server has less chance of failure and almost 100% uptime.
- You have the full access to the root, thereby you can tweak your WordPress installation to the maximum.