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Cloud Web Hosting Uncovered

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  • Unlimited Data Storage
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  • 5 Domains Hosted
  • 30-Day Free Trial

In general, the genuine cloud web hosting solution serves different website hosting services like web space, mail, FTP, databases, DNS, stats, website hosting CP, backup, and so on, on different sets of very powerful servers. Each single service pack constitutes a cluster. All the web servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving exclusively the particular service and nothing beside it. They will all function as one single web server, sharing out the service's load in nearly equal proportions. If there is a real cloud web hosting service, there would be: a disk space cluster, an email cluster, a File Transfer Protocol cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a stats cluster, a web hosting CP cluster, a backup cluster, and so on. All these different service clusters will form the so-called cloud web hosting system.

The big cloud web hosting swindle. Very widespread at the moment.

There is so much confusion revolving around about cloud web hosting at the moment. As you can see, cloud web hosting does not only appear perplexing, but in reality it is supremely complicated. The majority of the people know nothing about what cloud web hosting is. On the basis of this widely spread unawareness, the "cloud web hosting merchants" speculate strongly, just to secure the client and his/her five bucks per month. What a shame! An immense disgrace. This is due to the fact that in the website hosting industry there are no rules at all. The domain industry niche has ICANN. The web hosting industry has no such self-controlling body. That is the reason why the hosting firms speculate and lie blatantly (quite directly, actually) to their clients. Especially the cPanel-based cloud web hosting providers. Let's see how much cloud web hosting they actually can supply.

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

If a cPanel-based web hosting distributor has a cloud website hosting platform at hand, which is very unlikely, lots of hosting servers have to be acquired. Which is also not inexpensive. We will get back to that at the end of this review. First off, let's examine what the cloud troubles are. So, it's very unbelievable for a cPanel hosting distributor to keep the cloud website hosting system at hand, in that fabricating one takes years. Even when time and the provision of professional personnel are not an issue, a lot of cash has to be invested too. Piles of money. On top of that, cPanel is not open source. That's a great defect.

The absence of open source cloud web hosting solutions

There aren't any open source cloud web hosting systems. There aren't any open source web hosting Control Panel interfaces (operating with the cloud website hosting solution) either. Therefore, to have a cloud web hosting system at hand, in the first place you must develop one. In-house. Secondly, you have to devise the website hosting CP as well.

Single server-based website hosting Control Panels

Famous web hosting Control Panels like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are meant to operate on one web server exclusively. All web hosting services (disk storage, email, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, statistics, website hosting Control Panel, backup, etc.) are being served simultaneously on one server where these specific one-server web hosting platforms and web hosting CPs are set up.

The absence of open source web hosting CPs

So, you have to devise a custom website hosting Control Panel that will function unproblematically and to integrate it within the cloud platform, as if it was an inbuilt part of it. Suitable examples of custom invented cloud hosting solutions with in-house created hosting CPs besides us, at WebPage 4 All, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.

Cloud web hosting hardware equipment costs

The smallest investment needed, just for the cloud web hosting hardware provision, is equivalent to somewhere between $60,000 and 80,000 dollars. That's omitting the DDoS device, which is another 15-20,000 USD. Now you are well aware of how many cloud web hosting platforms can be encountered out there... and, in particular, why the hosting sky is so azure... and virtually cloudless!

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