Cloud Website Hosting Definition
In general, the real cloud hosting platform serves individual web hosting services such as storage space, electronic mail, FTP, databases, DNS, statistics, web hosting Control Panel, backup, etc., on independent sets of deluxe web servers. Each individual service set constitutes a cluster. All the web servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving exclusively the specific service and nothing aside from it. They will all function as one single server, sharing the service's load in approximately the same proportions. If there is a genuine cloud hosting service, there would be: a disk storage cluster, a 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 different service clusters will create the so-called cloud web hosting system.
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The mammoth cloud web hosting fraud. Quite modern at the moment.
There is so much confusion revolving around about cloud hosting at present. As you can perceive, cloud hosting does not only sound complicated, but in fact it is greatly perplexing. Most of the people know nothing about what cloud hosting is. On the wings of this universal unawareness, the "cloud website hosting distributors" speculate strongly, just to get hold of the client and his/her five dollars a month. What a disgrace! A great shame. This is due to the fact that in the web hosting industry there are no ordinances whatsoever. The domain name industry has ICANN. The web hosting industry niche has no such supervisory organization. This is the reason why the web hosting vendors speculate and tell lies openly (quite bluntly, in fact) to their customers. Chiefly the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's check how much cloud hosting they in reality can distribute.
The facts about the cPanel-based "cloud" web hosting merchants
If a cPanel-based hosting company has a cloud hosting system at hand, which is quite unlikely, loads of web hosting servers have to be secured. Which is also not cheap. We will get back to that towards the end of this review. But before we do, let's see what the cloud complications are. So, it's quite unlikely for a cPanel web hosting company to keep the cloud web hosting platform at hand, for inventing one demands years. Even when time and the provision of expert personnel are not a predicament, a lot of cash has to be invested as well. Stacks of money. In addition, cPanel is not open source. That's an enormous inconvenience.
The lack of open source cloud hosting solutions
There are no open source cloud web hosting platforms. There aren't any open source web hosting Control Panel tools (running with the cloud web hosting platform) either. So, to have a cloud hosting system at hand, first of all you have to construct one. In-house. In the second place, you have to build the CP too.
Single server-based website hosting Control Panels
Today's popular web hosting Control Panels like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are constructed to function on a single web server exclusively. All web hosting services (data storage, email, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, statistics, website hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on) are being served at the very same time on one web server where these respective one-server website hosting platforms and website hosting Control Panels are set up.
The deficiency of open source hosting CPs
So, you must set up a custom hosting CP that will perform uncomplicatedly and to accommodate it within the cloud platform, as if it was an indelible constituent of it. Proper examples of in-house created cloud website hosting solutions with custom invented web hosting Control Panels besides us, at CNYDomain, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.
Cloud hosting hardware equipment charges
The minimum investment wanted, just for the cloud hosting hardware equipment, equals somewhere between 60,000 dollars and 80 thousand dollars. That's excluding the DDoS mechanism, which is another 15-20,000 dollars. Now you are well aware of how many cloud hosting systems can be encountered out there... and, in particular, why the web hosting sky is so turquoise... and nearly unclouded!