Explanation of Cloud Hosting
In general, the genuine cloud website hosting solution serves separate web hosting services such as disk storage, mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, stats, website hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on, on autonomous groups of very advanced servers. Each individual service set generates a cluster. All the servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving solely the particular service and nothing else. They will all function as one single server, sharing the service's load in practically identical proportions. If there is a real cloud website hosting service, there has to be: a storage space cluster, an electronic mail cluster, a File Transfer Protocol cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a statistics cluster, a web hosting Control Panel cluster, a backup cluster, and so on. All these separate service clusters will make the so-called cloud web hosting platform.
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The immense cloud web hosting swindle. Quite common these days.
There is so much speculation revolving around about cloud hosting today. As you can see, cloud website hosting does not only sound complicated, but in fact it is extremely perplexing. Most of the people are not at all aware of what cloud website hosting is. On the wings of this widely spread unawareness, the "cloud web hosting retailers" speculate feverishly, just to secure the customer and his/her 5 dollars a month. What a disgrace! A great disgrace. This is owing to the fact that in the hosting business niche there are no enactments at all. The domain industry niche has ICANN. The web hosting industry has no such self-governing body. That is the reason why the website hosting companies speculate and lie overtly (quite directly, as a matter of fact) to their customers. Mainly the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's find out how much cloud web hosting they in fact can deliver.
The facts about the cPanel-based "cloud" web hosting wholesalers
If a cPanel-based web hosting retailer has a cloud hosting solution at hand, which is quite improbable, a lot of web servers must be acquired. Which is also not inexpensive. We will return to that towards the end of this review. First, let's examine what the cloud troubles are. So, it's quite unbelievable for a cPanel web hosting corporation to have the cloud website hosting platform at hand, owing to the fact that inventing one takes years. Even when time and the provision of a proficient team are not an issue, lots of money must be invested as well. Stacks of cash. Furthermore, cPanel is not open source. That's a big problem.
The shortage of open source cloud website hosting platforms
There are no open source cloud web hosting solutions. There are no open source CP tools (functioning with the cloud web hosting system) either. So, to have a cloud website hosting platform at hand, first you have to fabricate one. In-house. Secondly, you have to create the web hosting CP as well.
Single server-based web hosting CPs
Contemporary website hosting CPs like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are built to perform on a single server only. All web hosting services (disk space, mail, FTP, databases, DNS, stats, website hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on) are being served at the same time on one web server where these respective single-server website hosting systems and web hosting CPs are set up.
The deficiency of open source web hosting Control Panels
So, you have to construct a custom hosting CP that will perform perfectly and to incorporate it within the cloud platform, as if it was an inherent constituent of it. Appropriate examples of in-house constructed cloud website hosting solutions with custom set up website hosting CPs besides us, at LiquidNet, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.
Cloud website hosting hardware provision expenses
The minimum investment demanded, only for the cloud website hosting hardware provision, amounts to somewhere between sixty thousand dollars and 80,000 USD. That's omitting the DDoS tool, which is another 15-20,000 dollars. Now you realize how many cloud website hosting solutions can be encountered out there... and, especially, why the web hosting sky is so blue... and almost unclouded!