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What Does Cloud Hosting Signify?
Actually, the genuine cloud hosting platform serves distinct hosting services like storage space, electronic mail, FTP, databases, DNS, stats, web hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on, on different packs of very powerful web servers. Each single service group makes a cluster. All the hosting servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving only the specific service and nothing beside it. They will all operate as one single server, sharing out the service's load in approximately equipollent proportions. If there is a genuine cloud hosting service, there has to be: a web space 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, and so on. All these separate service clusters will render the so-called cloud web hosting platform.
The enormous cloud web hosting deceit. Very widespread now.
There is so much speculation circulating around about cloud hosting at present. As you can see, cloud hosting does not only sound perplexing, but in fact it is supremely perplexing. Most of the people are not at all aware of what cloud hosting is. On the basis of this widely spread unawareness, the "cloud website hosting merchants" speculate fervently, just to secure the customer and his/her 5 dollars per month. What a disgrace! A huge shame. This is owing to the fact that in the web hosting business there are no bylaws at all. The domain name industry has ICANN. The web hosting industry niche has no such self-governing body. This is why the hosting providers speculate and lie overtly (very bluntly, actually) to their clients. Chiefly the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's discover how much cloud web hosting they in fact can offer.
The facts about the cPanel-based "cloud" web hosting traders
If a cPanel-based web hosting retailer has a cloud hosting solution at hand, which is quite unbelievable, many servers must be paid for. Which is also not inexpensive. We will get back to that at the end of this review. But before we do, let's explore what the cloud complications are. So, it's very improbable for a cPanel hosting firm to keep the cloud web hosting platform at hand, for establishing one takes years. Even when time and the provision of expert personnel are not a predicament, plenty of money has to be spent too. Mountains of money. What's more, cPanel is not open source. That's a vast defect.
The absence of open source cloud hosting environments
There aren't any open source cloud web hosting systems. There aren't any open source web hosting Control Panel instruments (running with the cloud web hosting system) as well. So, to have a cloud hosting platform at hand, first of all you must construct one. In-house. In the second place, you must establish the web hosting Control Panel as well.
One server-based website hosting Control Panels
Modern website hosting Control Panels like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are invented to run on one single server solely. All website hosting services (disk storage, electronic mail, FTP, databases, DNS, stats, web hosting Control Panel, backup, etc.) are being served simultaneously on a single server where these particular one-server web hosting platforms and Control Panels are set up.
The lack of open source website hosting Control Panels
So, you must fabricate a custom web hosting Control Panel that will perform uncomplicatedly and to add it within the cloud system, as if it was an inbuilt constituent of it. Good instances of custom built cloud website hosting platforms with in-house developed Control Panels besides us, at Freelance Web Hosting, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.
Cloud hosting hardware equipment costs
The smallest contribution demanded, only for the cloud hosting hardware provision, equals somewhere between sixty thousand dollars and eighty thousand dollars. That's omitting the DDoS apparatus, which is another $15-20,000. Now you realize how many cloud hosting platforms can be stumbled upon out there... and, above all, why the hosting sky is so blue... and virtually cloudless!