Cloud Website Hosting Explanation
Essentially, the real cloud web hosting platform serves various website hosting services like storage space, electronic mail, FTP, databases, DNS, statistics, web hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on, on independent bunches of cutting-edge web servers. Each different service set makes a cluster. All the hosting servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving only the particular service and nothing beside it. They will all perform as one web server, sharing the service's load in approximately identical proportions. If there is a genuine cloud web 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 statistics cluster, a website hosting Control Panel cluster, a backup cluster, etc. All these separate service clusters will constitute the so-called cloud hosting platform.
The substantial cloud web hosting fraud. Quite common today.
There is so much speculation circulating around about cloud hosting nowadays. As you can see, cloud web hosting does not only sound perplexing, but actually it is very perplexing. Most of the people are not at all aware of what cloud web hosting is. On the wings of this popular ignorance, the "cloud website hosting companies" speculate fervently, just to secure the customer and his/her five bucks a month. What a shame! A great disgrace. This is owing to the fact that in the web hosting industry there are no ordinances whatsoever. The domain industry niche has ICANN. The website hosting industry niche has no such supervising organization. That is the reason why the hosting wholesalers speculate and lie blatantly (very bluntly, actually) to their clients. Chiefly the cPanel-based cloud web hosting providers. Let's discover how much cloud web hosting they in reality can supply.
The truth about the cPanel-based "cloud" hosting merchants
If a cPanel-based web hosting vendor has a cloud website hosting platform at hand, which is very unbelievable, multiple web hosting servers must be secured. Which is also not inexpensive. We will get back to that towards the end of this review. But before we do, let's see what the cloud predicaments are. So, it's quite unlikely for a cPanel web hosting company to have the cloud web hosting platform at hand, because setting up one requires years. Even when time and the provision of professional personnel are not an issue, a lot of money must be invested too. Heaps of money. Moreover, cPanel is not open source. That's a huge disadvantage.
The deficiency of open source cloud web hosting platforms
There aren't any open source cloud web hosting systems. There aren't any open source website hosting Control Panel instruments (working with the cloud website hosting platform) as well. Hence, to have a cloud web hosting platform at hand, first you must set up one. In-house. Secondly, you must construct the website hosting Control Panel too.
One server-based website hosting CPs
Famous website hosting Control Panels like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are constructed to perform on one single server exclusively. All web hosting services (disk space, mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, stats, hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on) are being served at one and the same time on one single web server where these given single-server website hosting systems and website hosting Control Panels are installed.
The lack of open source website hosting Control Panels
So, you must fabricate a custom web hosting CP that will run uncomplicatedly and to add it within the cloud system, as if it was an inbuilt component of it. Proper examples of in-house developed cloud web hosting platforms with in-house manufactured web hosting CPs besides us, at , are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.
Cloud web hosting hardware equipment rates
The minimal investment demanded, only for the cloud web hosting hardware provision, equals somewhere between 60,000 USD and $80,000 USD. That's omitting the DDoS mechanism, which is another $15-20,000. Now you do know how many cloud web hosting solutions can be encountered out there... and, in particular, why the hosting sky is so azure... and almost cloudless!