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Cloud Web Hosting Definition

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Tiny Plan

  • Unlimited Data Storage
  • Unlimited Data Transfer
  • 1 Domain Hosted
  • 100 Email Accounts

Essentially, the actual cloud web hosting platform serves different web hosting services like storage space, electronic mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, stats, website hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on, on different stacks of top-quality servers. Each different service set makes a cluster. All the web servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving solely the specific service and nothing aside from it. They will all operate as one single web server, sharing the service's load in practically the same proportions. If there is a real cloud web hosting service, there would be: a storage space cluster, an electronic mail cluster, an FTP cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a statistics cluster, a web hosting CP cluster, a backup cluster, and so on. All these autonomous service clusters will create the so-called cloud web hosting platform.

The enormous cloud web hosting trick. Quite popular at present.

There is so much misunderstanding going around about cloud web hosting at the moment. As you can see, cloud web hosting does not only sound perplexing, but in fact it is supremely complicated. The majority of the people know nothing about what cloud web hosting is. On the wings of this popular ignorance, the "cloud web hosting providers" speculate eagerly, just to get hold of the client and his/her 5 dollars a month. What a disgrace! An immense shame. This is due to the fact that in the website hosting business there are no laws at all. The domain industry niche has ICANN. The web hosting industry niche has no such self-regulative organization. That is the reason why the web hosting vendors speculate and lie openly (quite bluntly, actually) to their clients. Particularly the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's see how much cloud hosting they in fact can provide.

The truth about the cPanel-based "cloud" web hosting vendors

If a cPanel-based web hosting retailer has a cloud hosting system at hand, which is very unbelievable, many web hosting servers have to be secured. Which is also not inexpensive. We will return to that towards the end of this story. First off, let's explore what the cloud complications are. So, it's very improbable for a cPanel web hosting firm to have the cloud hosting system at hand, owing to the fact that creating one takes years. Even when time and the provision of a professional staff are not a predicament, plenty of cash must be invested as well. Mountains of money. Moreover, cPanel is not open source. That's a vast problem.

The shortage of open source cloud web hosting platforms

There are no open source cloud web hosting solutions. There are no open source website hosting CP tools (running with the cloud hosting platform) either. Hence, to have a cloud web hosting platform at hand, in the first place you have to make one. In-house. In the second place, you have to construct the website hosting Control Panel too.

One server-based web hosting Control Panels

Modern web hosting CPs like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are built to perform on one single web server only. All web hosting services (disk storage, email, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, statistics, web hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on) are being served concurrently on one single server where these specific single-server hosting platforms and website hosting Control Panels are set up.

The lack of open source hosting CPs

So, you must fabricate a custom web hosting Control Panel that will function faultlessly and to include it within the cloud platform, as if it was a natural component of it. Proper examples of custom manufactured cloud web hosting solutions with custom constructed web hosting Control Panels besides us, at WebConfig, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.

Cloud web hosting hardware provision costs

The smallest contribution wanted, just for the cloud web hosting hardware provision, equals somewhere between 60 thousand dollars and 80,000 USD. That's omitting the DDoS apparatus, which is another $15-20,000. Now you realize how many cloud web hosting systems can be detected out there... and, especially, why the hosting sky is so turquoise... and almost unclouded!

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