What Exactly is Cloud Hosting?
Actually, the actual cloud web hosting platform serves distinct web hosting services like data storage, email, FTP, databases, DNS, statistics, website hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on, on separate groups of leading edge servers. Each different service pack creates a cluster. All the web hosting servers in a cluster are devoted to serving exclusively the specific service and nothing else. They will all perform as one web server, sharing the service's load in practically equipollent proportions. If there is a real cloud web hosting service, there should be: a storage space cluster, an email cluster, a File Transfer Protocol cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a statistics cluster, a web hosting CP cluster, a backup cluster, etc. All these separate service clusters will build the so-called cloud web hosting platform.
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The gigantic cloud web hosting trick. Quite widespread today.
There is so much misunderstanding going around about cloud hosting now. As you can perceive, cloud web hosting does not only seem complicated, but in reality it is highly perplexing. The majority of the people are not at all aware of what cloud web hosting is. On the wings of this common ignorance, the "cloud hosting wholesalers" speculate eagerly, just to get hold of the customer and his/her 5 bucks a month. What a disgrace! A big shame. This is owing to the fact that in the website hosting industry niche there are no decrees whatsoever. The domain industry has ICANN. The web hosting industry niche has no such supervising organization. This is the reason why the website hosting traders speculate and tell lies openly (very directly, actually) to their customers. Chiefly the cPanel-based cloud web hosting providers. Let's determine how much cloud hosting they actually can distribute.
The facts about the cPanel-based "cloud" web hosting providers
If a cPanel-based hosting trader has a cloud hosting solution at hand, which is quite unlikely, lots of web hosting servers have to be ensured. Which is also not cheap. We will get back to that at the end of this article. But before we do, let's find out what the cloud complications are. So, it's quite improbable for a cPanel web hosting company to keep the cloud web hosting platform at hand, as developing one takes years. Even when time and the provision of experienced personnel are not an issue, loads of cash must be invested too. Piles of money. What's more, cPanel is not open source. That's a huge obstacle.
The absence of open source cloud web hosting platforms
There aren't any open source cloud web hosting platforms. There are no open source website hosting CP interfaces (working with the cloud web hosting solution) either. Therefore, to have a cloud web hosting system at hand, in the first place you must make one. In-house. Second of all, you must devise the web hosting Control Panel too.
One server-based web hosting CPs
Popular website hosting CPs such as cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are set up to operate on one single web server solely. All website hosting services (data storage, email, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, statistics, website hosting Control Panel, backup, etc.) are being served at the same time on one web server where these particular single-server website hosting platforms and web hosting CPs are set up.
The absence of open source website hosting Control Panels
So, you have to invent an in-house built web hosting CP that will function unproblematically and to integrate it within the cloud platform, as if it was an ingrained constituent of it. Proper instances of custom manufactured cloud web hosting solutions with in-house constructed website hosting CPs besides us, at Nissi Hosting, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.
Cloud web hosting hardware provision expenses
The minimal contribution demanded, just for the cloud web hosting hardware provision, is equivalent to somewhere between 60 thousand dollars and 80,000 USD. That's omitting the DDoS tool, which is another fifteen-twenty thousand dollars. Now you realize how many cloud web hosting solutions can be discovered out there... and, especially, why the hosting sky is so blue... and practically unclouded!