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Cloud Web Hosting Definition

In general, the actual cloud web hosting solution serves individual web hosting services like data storage, electronic mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, statistics, web hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on, on individual stacks of avant-garde web servers. Each separate service group constitutes a cluster. All the servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving exclusively the specific service and nothing apart from it. They will all work as one server, sharing the service's load in practically identical proportions. If there is a real cloud web hosting service, there would be: a web space cluster, a mail cluster, an FTP cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a statistics cluster, a web hosting CP cluster, a backup cluster, etc. All these autonomous service clusters will form the so-called cloud web hosting system.

The colossal cloud web hosting deceit. Quite widespread now.

There is so much confusion going around about cloud hosting at the moment. As you can perceive, cloud web hosting does not only seem perplexing, but in fact it is supremely perplexing. Most of the people know nothing about what cloud web hosting is. Based on this common ignorance, the "cloud web hosting providers" speculate fiercely, just to secure the client and his/her five dollars a month. What a disgrace! A vast disgrace. This is due to the fact that in the web hosting business niche there are no stipulations at all. The domain industry has ICANN. The web hosting industry niche has no such self-governing body. That is why the web hosting companies speculate and lie openly (very bluntly, in fact) to their clients. Notably the cPanel-based cloud web hosting providers. Let's check how much cloud web hosting they actually can offer.

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

If a cPanel-based website hosting trader has a cloud web hosting system at hand, which is very unlikely, multiple servers have to be bought. Which is also not inexpensive. We will get back to that at the end of this story. But before we do, let's find out what the cloud predicaments are. So, it's very improbable for a cPanel web hosting corporation to keep the cloud website hosting system at hand, since devising one takes years. Even when time and the provision of highly qualified personnel are not a problem, lots of money has to be spent as well. Piles of cash. Furthermore, cPanel is not open source. That's an enormous drawback.

The absence of open source cloud web hosting solutions

There are no open source cloud web hosting systems. There are no open source web hosting CP devices (running with the cloud hosting system) as well. Hence, to have a cloud web hosting system at hand, in the first place you have to construct one. In-house. In the second place, you have to construct the hosting CP as well.

One server-based web hosting CPs

Famous web hosting Control Panels such as cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are invented to work on a single web server only. All web hosting services (disk storage, email, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, statistics, hosting CP, backup, etc.) are being served at the very same time on a single web server where these particular one-server web hosting systems and website hosting CPs are set up.

The shortage of open source web hosting Control Panels

So, you must devise a custom Control Panel that will run faultlessly and to accommodate it within the cloud platform, as if it was an ingrained component of it. Appropriate examples of in-house created cloud web hosting platforms with in-house invented Control Panels besides us, at Cirrus IT Services UK Ltd., are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.

Cloud web hosting hardware provision charges

The minimal investment needed, only for the cloud web hosting hardware equipment, amounts to somewhere between 60 thousand dollars and $80,000 USD. That's omitting the DDoS tool, which is another fifteen-twenty thousand dollars. Now you realize how many cloud web hosting platforms can be detected out there... and, in particular, why the web hosting sky is so azure... and nearly unclouded!