What Exactly is Cloud Web Hosting?
In general, the authentic cloud web hosting platform serves different website hosting services like disk storage, email, FTP, databases, DNS, stats, website hosting CP, backup, etc., on separate bunches of leading edge web servers. Each single service pack creates a cluster. All the web servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving solely the specific service and nothing else. They will all operate as one single web server, sharing out the service's load in practically equipollent proportions. If there is a genuine cloud web hosting service, there has to be: a data storage cluster, an email cluster, an FTP 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 beget the so-called cloud web hosting platform.
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The immense cloud web hosting deceit. Quite modern now.
There is so much speculation going around about cloud hosting at present. As you can see, cloud web hosting does not only appear complicated, but in reality it is extremely complicated. Most of the people are not at all aware of what cloud web hosting is. On the basis of this common unawareness, the "cloud web hosting firms" speculate feverishly, just to secure the client and his/her five dollars a month. What a disgrace! A vast disgrace. This is owing to the fact that in the website hosting industry there are no statutes whatsoever. The domain name industry has ICANN. The website hosting industry niche has no such regulative institution. That is the reason why the website hosting companies speculate and tell lies blatantly (quite directly, in fact) to their clients. Notably the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's examine how much cloud web hosting they actually can distribute.
The facts about the cPanel-based "cloud" website hosting providers
If a cPanel-based website hosting vendor has a cloud web hosting system at hand, which is quite unbelievable, plenty of web servers have to be bought. Which is also not cheap. We will return to that at the end of this story. First, let's find out what the cloud predicaments are. So, it's quite improbable for a cPanel web hosting corporation to have the cloud web hosting system at hand, because fabricating one requires years. Even when time and the provision of an experienced staff are not a problem, a lot of cash must be invested too. Heaps of money. Plus, cPanel is not open source. That's a great disadvantage.
The absence of open source cloud web hosting platforms
There aren't any open source cloud web hosting environments. There are no open source web hosting CP tools (working with the cloud web hosting platform) either. So, to have a cloud web hosting system at hand, in the first place you must devise one. In-house. In the second place, you must build the web hosting CP too.
Single server-based website hosting CPs
Contemporary website hosting Control Panels such as cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are manufactured to operate on a single web server solely. All web hosting services (disk storage, email, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, stats, Control Panel, backup, and so on) are being served at the very same time on a single server where these specific single-server website hosting platforms and website hosting CPs are set up.
The lack of open source web hosting Control Panels
So, you have to make a custom web hosting Control Panel that will run uncomplicatedly and to accommodate it within the cloud platform, as if it was an indelible part of it. Suitable instances of custom developed cloud web hosting platforms with custom made CPs besides us, at 3rd Coast Domains, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.
Cloud web hosting hardware equipment fees
The minimal investment required, just for the cloud web hosting hardware provision, equals somewhere between $60,000 USD and 80,000 USD. That's excluding the DDoS device, which is another 15-20,000 dollars. Now you are well aware of how many cloud web hosting systems can be encountered out there... and, in particular, why the hosting sky is so azure... and virtually unclouded!