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Cloud Hosting Explanation

Essentially, the real cloud website hosting platform serves individual web hosting services like web space, electronic mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, statistics, website hosting CP, backup, etc., on independent groups of very powerful servers. Each specific service set produces a cluster. All the servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving only the given service and nothing apart from it. They will all perform as one single server, sharing the service's load in almost equipollent proportions. If there is a real cloud website hosting service, there has to be: a disk space cluster, an electronic mail cluster, a File Transfer Protocol cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a stats cluster, a web hosting Control Panel cluster, a backup cluster, etc. All these individual service clusters will make the so-called cloud web hosting system.

The great cloud web hosting trick. Very common these days.

There is so much confusion going around about cloud hosting these days. As you can see, cloud website hosting does not only seem perplexing, but actually it is highly complicated. The majority of the people know nothing about what cloud website hosting is. On the wings of this popular ignorance, the "cloud web hosting corporations" speculate intensely, just to secure the client and his/her five dollars per month. What a shame! An immense disgrace. This is owing to the fact that in the web hosting business niche there are no tenets at all. The domain industry niche has ICANN. The hosting industry niche has no such self-regulative body. That is why the hosting vendors speculate and lie openly (quite directly, actually) to their clients. Notably the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's ascertain how much cloud hosting they in fact can provide.

The truth about the cPanel-based "cloud" web hosting traders

If a cPanel-based web hosting wholesaler has a cloud website hosting system at hand, which is very unbelievable, a lot of servers have to be secured. Which is also not inexpensive. We will return to that at the end of this story. But before we do, let's see what the cloud predicaments are. So, it's very unbelievable for a cPanel hosting supplier to have the cloud website hosting system at hand, owing to the fact that building one takes years. Even when time and the provision of a competent staff are not a predicament, plenty of money must be spent as well. Piles of money. What's more, cPanel is not open source. That's a great downside.

The lack of open source cloud website hosting solutions

There are no open source cloud website hosting environments. There aren't any open source website hosting CP user interfaces (working with the cloud web hosting system) either. Hence, to have a cloud website hosting system at hand, first you have to make one. In-house. Secondly, you must develop the web hosting CP too.

Single server-based website hosting Control Panels

Popular hosting CPs like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are set up to operate on a single web server solely. All web hosting services (data storage, email, FTP, databases, DNS, stats, web hosting CP, backup, etc.) are being served at the very same time on a single web server where these particular single-server website hosting systems and website hosting CPs are set up.

The lack of open source web hosting Control Panels

So, you have to make an in-house built web hosting CP that will perform perfectly and to integrate it within the cloud platform, as if it was an ingrained component of it. Appropriate instances of in-house set up cloud hosting solutions with in-house created website hosting Control Panels besides us, at , are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.

Cloud website hosting hardware equipment fees

The minimum investment wanted, only for the cloud website hosting hardware provision, amounts to somewhere between 60,000 USD and 80 thousand dollars. That's omitting the DDoS tool, which is another fifteen-twenty thousand dollars. Now you are well aware of how many cloud website hosting platforms can be found out there... and, especially, why the web hosting sky is so azure... and practically cloudless!