What is Cloud Web Hosting?
In general, the genuine cloud web hosting solution serves different hosting services such as web space, email, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, statistics, web hosting Control Panel, backup, etc., on separate packs of very powerful servers. Each single service pack creates a cluster. All the web servers in a cluster are devoted to serving solely the particular service and nothing aside from it. They will all perform as one single server, sharing the service's load in almost the same proportions. If there is a real cloud web hosting service, there must be: a disk 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, etc. All these independent service clusters will create the so-called cloud website hosting system.
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The enormous cloud web hosting fraud. Quite common nowadays.
There is so much speculation revolving around about cloud web hosting nowadays. As you can see, cloud web hosting does not only seem complicated, but actually it is intensely complicated. Most of the people know nothing about what cloud web hosting is. Based on this widespread ignorance, the "cloud web hosting merchants" speculate intensely, just to secure the customer and his/her five dollars per month. What a shame! A vast disgrace. This is due to the fact that in the website hosting business niche there are no regulations at all. The domain industry niche has ICANN. The website hosting industry has no such self-regulative body. That is why the hosting distributors speculate and lie openly (quite bluntly, as a matter of fact) to their clients. Particularly the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's uncover how much cloud hosting they in fact can deliver.
The truth about the cPanel-based "cloud" website hosting wholesalers
If a cPanel-based web hosting wholesaler has a cloud website hosting platform at hand, which is very improbable, loads of web hosting servers have to be paid for. Which is also not cheap. We will return to that towards the end of this article. First off, let's see what the cloud predicaments are. So, it's quite improbable for a cPanel web hosting distributor to keep the cloud web hosting system at hand, owing to the fact that developing one demands years. Even when time and the provision of a competent staff are not a predicament, loads of cash must be spent as well. Mountains of cash. Furthermore, cPanel is not open source. That's a vast problem.
The absence of open source cloud web hosting platforms
There aren't any open source cloud web hosting environments. There are no open source website hosting CP GUIs (working with the cloud web hosting solution) as well. Hence, to have a cloud web hosting system at hand, first of all you have to make one. In-house. Second of all, you have to make the website hosting Control Panel too.
One server-based Control Panels
Famous website hosting Control Panels such as cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are set up to perform on a single web server exclusively. All website hosting services (storage space, email, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, statistics, hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on) are being served at the very same time on a single server where these respective one-server web hosting systems and hosting Control Panels are installed.
The lack of open source web hosting CPs
So, you must invent a custom web hosting Control Panel that will perform perfectly and to add it within the cloud system, as if it was a natural part of it. Good examples of custom invented cloud website hosting solutions with custom built website hosting Control Panels besides us, at SuperJUMBLO, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.
Cloud web hosting hardware provision fares
The smallest investment needed, only for the cloud web hosting hardware equipment, amounts to somewhere between 60,000 USD and $80,000 USD. That's excluding the DDoS tool, which is another fifteen-twenty thousand dollars. Now you do know how many cloud web hosting platforms can be detected out there... and, especially, why the hosting sky is so turquoise... and virtually unclouded!