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What Actually is Cloud Hosting?

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Actually, the authentic cloud hosting platform serves different web hosting services such as storage space, email, FTP, databases, DNS, statistics, Control Panel, backup, etc., on different hosts of avant-garde web servers. Each single service group generates 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 operate as one web server, sharing the service's load in approximately equal proportions. If there is a real cloud hosting service, there must be: a storage space cluster, an email cluster, a File Transfer Protocol cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a statistics cluster, a hosting CP cluster, a backup cluster, and so on. All these independent service clusters will constitute the so-called cloud website hosting system.

The enormous cloud web hosting hoax. Quite popular these days.

There is so much speculation going around about cloud hosting at present. As you can see, cloud hosting does not only sound perplexing, but in reality it is greatly complicated. The majority of the people are not at all aware of what cloud hosting is. On the wings of this widely spread ignorance, the "cloud web hosting traders" speculate eagerly, just to get hold of the customer and his/her 5 bucks per month. What a disgrace! A great shame. This is due to the fact that in the website hosting business niche there are no ordinances whatsoever. The domain industry has ICANN. The hosting industry niche has no such self-regulative institution. This is the reason why the web hosting traders speculate and lie blatantly (quite bluntly, actually) to their customers. Notably the cPanel-based cloud web hosting providers. Let's discover how much cloud hosting they in fact can offer.

The truth about the cPanel-based "cloud" website hosting distributors

If a cPanel-based website hosting corporation has a cloud web hosting platform at hand, which is very unbelievable, many servers have to be secured. Which is also not inexpensive. We will get back to that at the end of this article. But before we do, let's explore what the cloud troubles are. So, it's quite unlikely for a cPanel web hosting wholesaler to have the cloud web hosting system at hand, because inventing one takes years. Even when time and the provision of a highly qualified staff are not a problem, lots of cash has to be spent as well. Mountains of cash. Furthermore, cPanel is not open source. That's an enormous problem.

The shortage of open source cloud hosting solutions

There aren't any open source cloud website hosting platforms. There aren't any open source CP interfaces (operating with the cloud web hosting platform) as well. Hence, to have a cloud hosting system at hand, in the first place you must make one. In-house. In the second place, you have to invent the CP as well.

One server-based web hosting CPs

Modern web hosting Control Panels such as cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are manufactured to function on a single server only. All web hosting services (disk storage, email, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, stats, web hosting CP, backup, etc.) are being served concurrently on one single web server where these respective one-server web hosting systems and web hosting Control Panels are installed.

The lack of open source web hosting CPs

So, you must devise an in-house built website hosting CP that will run uncomplicatedly and to add it within the cloud platform, as if it was an ingrained component of it. Proper instances of custom built cloud website hosting solutions with custom built hosting Control Panels besides us, at Beyond Real Hosting, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.

Cloud hosting hardware equipment prices

The smallest contribution needed, only for the cloud hosting hardware provision, is equivalent to somewhere between $60,000 USD and eighty thousand dollars. That's omitting the DDoS appliance, which is another 15-20,000 dollars. Now you realize how many cloud hosting platforms can be stumbled upon out there... and, especially, why the hosting sky is so blue... and virtually cloudless!

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