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What Precisely is Cloud Web Hosting?

In general, the actual cloud web hosting platform serves different web hosting services such as web space, email, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, stats, website hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on, on autonomous sets of deluxe web servers. Each particular service group makes a cluster. All the servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving exclusively the given service and nothing aside from it. They will all operate as one single server, sharing out the service's load in approximately identical proportions. If there is a genuine cloud web hosting service, there has to be: a storage space cluster, an email cluster, an FTP cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a stats cluster, a web hosting Control Panel cluster, a backup cluster, etc. All these different service clusters will create the so-called cloud website hosting system.

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The gigantic cloud web hosting scam. Very common at present.

There is so much misunderstanding revolving around about cloud hosting at the moment. As you can perceive, cloud web hosting does not only seem perplexing, but in fact it is highly perplexing. Most of the people know nothing about what cloud web hosting is. On the basis of this widespread ignorance, the "cloud hosting merchandisers" speculate strongly, just to get hold of the customer and his/her five dollars a month. What a disgrace! A vast disgrace. This is owing to the fact that in the web hosting business niche there are no laws at all. The domain industry has ICANN. The website hosting industry has no such self-controlling organization. This is the reason why the web hosting providers speculate and tell lies blatantly (very directly, as a matter of fact) to their customers. Especially the cPanel-based cloud web hosting providers. Let's find out how much cloud hosting they actually can provide.

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

If a cPanel-based web hosting merchandiser has a cloud website hosting solution at hand, which is quite unlikely, loads of servers have to be purchased. Which is also not inexpensive. We will return to that at the end of this story. First, let's examine what the cloud complications are. So, it's very unbelievable for a cPanel hosting trader to have the cloud web hosting system at hand, due to the fact that making one requires years. Even when time and the provision of a competent staff are not a predicament, plenty of cash has to be invested too. Mountains of cash. Furthermore, cPanel is not open source. That's a big problem.

The lack of open source cloud web hosting platforms

There aren't any open source cloud web hosting systems. There aren't any open source web hosting CP GUIs (working with the cloud website hosting system) either. Therefore, to have a cloud web hosting solution at hand, first of all you have to set up one. In-house. Second of all, you must devise the website hosting Control Panel as well.

Single server-based web hosting CPs

Contemporary website hosting Control Panels like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are set up to work on one web server solely. All web hosting services (disk storage, mail, FTP, databases, DNS, statistics, web hosting Control Panel, backup, etc.) are being served at one and the same time on a single server where these respective one-server web hosting systems and website hosting CPs are set up.

The shortage of open source website hosting Control Panels

So, you have to establish a custom hosting CP that will function faultlessly and to add it within the cloud platform, as if it was an inherent component of it. Appropriate instances of custom built cloud web hosting platforms with custom created Control Panels besides us, at xhosters, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.

Cloud web hosting hardware equipment prices

The minimal investment required, only for the cloud web hosting hardware provision, is equivalent to somewhere between 60,000 USD and eighty thousand dollars. That's excluding the DDoS apparatus, which is another 15-20,000 USD. Now you realize how many cloud web hosting systems can be detected out there... and, especially, why the web hosting sky is so azure... and practically unclouded!