If you’re trying to get the best performance out of your dedicated server hosting, you will have to choose between traditional dedicated servers and modern bare metal options. But what’s the best way to choose, and what should you base your choice on? In this article, we’ve aimed to clarify the difference between the two options, touching on a few common industry myths at the same time.
Technically speaking, there’s a lot of similarities between bare metal and dedicated servers. For example, they are both physical machines, rather than virtualized servers composed of a collection of resources.
In actual fact, the ‘bare metal’ name originates from the absence of any virtualization or a hypervisor layer. Basically, bare metal servers provide full access to the machine’s…