How Cloud Web Hosting Operates
Actually, the actual cloud web hosting platform serves different hosting services such as data storage, electronic mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, stats, website hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on, on independent sets of very advanced web servers. Each separate service set forms a cluster. All the hosting servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving solely the specific service and nothing aside from it. They will all work as one server, sharing out the service's load in approximately equivalent proportions. If there is a real cloud web hosting service, there has to be: a web space cluster, an email cluster, an FTP cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a stats cluster, a website hosting Control Panel cluster, a backup cluster, etc. All these different service clusters will compose the so-called cloud web hosting system.
The huge cloud website hosting deceit. Quite popular these days.
There is so much misunderstanding circulating around about cloud web hosting at present. As you can see, cloud web hosting does not only appear complicated, but actually it is intensely perplexing. Most of the people are not at all aware of what cloud web hosting is. On the basis of this universal unawareness, the "cloud web hosting distributors" speculate fiercely, just to secure the customer and his/her five bucks a month. What a disgrace! An immense shame. This is because in the website hosting industry there are no bylaws whatsoever. The domain industry has ICANN. The web hosting industry niche has no such supervisory body. That is the reason why the web hosting merchandisers speculate and lie overtly (very directly, as a matter of fact) to their customers. Mainly the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's determine how much cloud web hosting they in fact can provide.
The facts about the cPanel-based "cloud" web hosting distributors
If a cPanel-based web hosting vendor has a cloud web hosting platform at hand, which is quite unbelievable, numerous web hosting servers must be purchased. Which is also not cheap. We will get back to that at the end of this story. But before we do, let's examine what the cloud complications are. So, it's quite improbable for a cPanel web hosting distributor to keep the cloud web hosting system at hand, for inventing one takes years. Even when time and the provision of a professional staff are not a problem, a lot of cash has to be invested too. Piles of cash. What's more, cPanel is not open source. That's a great downside.
The absence of open source cloud web hosting platforms
There aren't any open source cloud website hosting platforms. There aren't any open source web hosting Control Panel user interfaces (functioning with the cloud web hosting solution) as well. Therefore, to have a cloud web hosting platform at hand, in the first place you have to establish one. In-house. Secondly, you have to establish the web hosting CP as well.
Single server-based website hosting Control Panels
Today's popular website hosting CPs such as cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are invented to work on one single web server exclusively. All website hosting services (disk space, electronic mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, statistics, hosting Control Panel, backup, etc.) are being served concurrently on a single server where these given one-server web hosting systems and web hosting Control Panels are installed.
The deficiency of open source web hosting Control Panels
So, you must make an in-house built web hosting Control Panel that will operate flawlessly and to integrate it within the cloud system, as if it was an indelible component of it. Proper examples of in-house set up cloud website hosting solutions with custom set up website hosting Control Panels besides us, at , are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.
Cloud web hosting hardware equipment costs
The minimum investment wanted, just for the cloud web hosting hardware equipment, is equivalent to somewhere between sixty thousand dollars and 80 thousand dollars. That's omitting the DDoS appliance, which is another fifteen-twenty thousand dollars. Now you are well aware of how many cloud web hosting platforms can be chanced on out there... and, especially, why the hosting sky is so azure... and virtually cloudless!