Definition of Cloud Web Hosting
Actually, the authentic cloud website hosting platform serves distinct web hosting services such as data storage, email, FTP, databases, DNS, stats, web hosting CP, backup, and so on, on autonomous sets of high-end servers. Each single service pack creates a cluster. All the hosting servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving exclusively the specific service and nothing apart from it. They will all perform as one server, sharing the service's load in approximately equal proportions. If there is an authentic cloud website hosting service, there must be: a disk space cluster, an electronic mail cluster, an FTP cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a statistics cluster, a web hosting Control Panel cluster, a backup cluster, etc. All these different service clusters will beget the so-called cloud website hosting system.
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The great cloud web hosting hoax. Quite widespread at the moment.
There is so much misunderstanding revolving around about cloud hosting nowadays. As you can perceive, cloud website hosting does not only seem perplexing, but in fact it is excessively complicated. The majority of the people are not at all aware of what cloud website hosting is. Based on this universal unawareness, the "cloud web hosting wholesalers" speculate fiercely, just to secure the client and his/her five bucks a month. What a shame! A vast disgrace. This is due to the fact that in the website hosting business there are no principles at all. The domain industry niche has ICANN. The hosting industry niche has no such administrative institution. This is the reason why the hosting distributors speculate and tell lies openly (quite bluntly, actually) to their customers. Especially the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's find out how much cloud hosting they indeed can supply.
The truth about the cPanel-based "cloud" website hosting suppliers
If a cPanel-based hosting company has a cloud website hosting platform at hand, which is quite improbable, many web servers must be bought. Which is also not cheap. We will get back to that towards the end of this review. First off, let's see what the cloud problems are. So, it's very unlikely for a cPanel web hosting retailer to keep the cloud web hosting system at hand, because setting up one requires years. Even when time and the provision of a proficient staff are not a predicament, loads of cash has to be spent too. Heaps of money. On top of that, cPanel is not open source. That's a big predicament.
The absence of open source cloud website hosting solutions
There aren't any open source cloud hosting environments. There aren't any open source web hosting Control Panel interfaces (operating with the cloud web hosting solution) as well. Hence, to have a cloud website hosting platform at hand, in the first place you have to create one. In-house. Second of all, you must construct the website hosting CP too.
Single server-based website hosting Control Panels
Today's popular website hosting Control Panels like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are set up to run on one web server solely. All hosting services (disk storage, electronic mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, stats, website hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on) are being served at the very same time on a single web server where these respective single-server website hosting platforms and CPs are installed.
The absence of open source Control Panels
So, you must create a custom web hosting CP that will run uncomplicatedly and to add it within the cloud platform, as if it was an inbuilt constituent of it. Suitable instances of custom constructed cloud hosting systems with custom devised hosting Control Panels besides us, at Hermes Host, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.
Cloud website hosting hardware equipment rates
The minimum contribution required, just for the cloud website hosting hardware equipment, is equivalent to somewhere between 60 thousand dollars and 80,000 USD. That's omitting the DDoS tool, which is another 15-20,000 USD. Now you are well aware of how many cloud website hosting platforms can be stumbled upon out there... and, especially, why the hosting sky is so azure... and practically unclouded!