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Definition of Cloud Hosting

Essentially, the actual cloud web hosting platform serves separate hosting services such as disk space, email, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, stats, web hosting Control Panel, backup, etc., on individual bunches of leading edge servers. Each individual service set creates a cluster. All the servers in a cluster are devoted to serving exclusively the specific service and nothing apart from it. They will all operate as one single server, sharing the service's load in practically equipollent proportions. If there is an authentic cloud web hosting service, there would be: a data storage cluster, a mail cluster, an FTP cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a stats cluster, a CP cluster, a backup cluster, etc. All these different service clusters will form the so-called cloud web hosting platform.

The great cloud website hosting trick. Quite widespread today.

There is so much speculation going around about cloud hosting today. As you can see, cloud web hosting does not only sound complicated, but in fact it is highly complicated. The majority of the people know nothing about what cloud web hosting is. Based on this common ignorance, the "cloud website hosting wholesalers" speculate eagerly, just to get hold of the customer and his/her 5 dollars a month. What a disgrace! A vast disgrace. This is because in the web hosting business there are no tenets at all. The domain name industry niche has ICANN. The hosting industry has no such regulatory institution. This is why the web hosting companies speculate and lie openly (very directly, as a matter of fact) to their customers. Notably the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's find out how much cloud web hosting they actually can distribute.

The facts about the cPanel-based "cloud" website hosting companies

If a cPanel-based web hosting distributor has a cloud website hosting platform at hand, which is very improbable, loads of hosting servers have to be paid for. Which is also not inexpensive. We will get back to that towards the end of this review. First off, let's explore what the cloud troubles are. So, it's very unlikely for a cPanel hosting trader to keep the cloud web hosting system at hand, because of the fact that devising one takes years. Even when time and the provision of an experienced staff are not an issue, plenty of cash must be invested as well. Tons of money. Moreover, cPanel is not open source. That's a great obstacle.

The absence of open source cloud web hosting environments

There aren't any open source cloud web hosting environments. There are no open source web hosting CP interfaces (functioning with the cloud website hosting system) as well. Therefore, to have a cloud web hosting solution at hand, first you have to fabricate one. In-house. Second of all, you have to build the web hosting Control Panel as well.

Single server-based CPs

Famous web hosting Control Panels such as cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are set up to operate on one single server only. All web hosting services (storage space, email, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, statistics, website hosting CP, backup, etc.) are being served concurrently on a single web server where these respective one-server website hosting platforms and website hosting Control Panels are installed.

The lack of open source website hosting Control Panels

So, you have to develop an in-house built web hosting CP that will operate perfectly and to incorporate it within the cloud platform, as if it was an inbuilt component of it. Appropriate examples of in-house constructed cloud web hosting systems with custom devised web hosting CPs besides us, at , are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.

Cloud web hosting hardware equipment fees

The smallest contribution needed, just for the cloud web hosting hardware provision, is equivalent to somewhere between $60,000 and 80,000 dollars. That's omitting the DDoS device, which is another fifteen-twenty thousand dollars. Now you are well aware of how many cloud web hosting systems can be discovered out there... and, especially, why the hosting sky is so turquoise... and virtually cloudless!