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What is Cloud Hosting?

Actually, the real cloud hosting platform serves different website hosting services such as storage space, electronic mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, stats, website hosting CP, backup, and so on, on autonomous stacks of very advanced servers. Each particular service pack creates a cluster. All the servers in a cluster are devoted to serving only the specific service and nothing beside it. They will all run as one server, sharing out the service's load in approximately the same proportions. If there is an authentic cloud hosting service, there has to be: a web space cluster, a mail 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 individual service clusters will produce the so-called cloud web hosting platform.

The immense cloud website hosting swindle. Quite widespread today.

There is so much misunderstanding going around about cloud web hosting now. As you can perceive, cloud hosting does not only sound complicated, but actually it is supremely complicated. Most of the people are not at all aware of what cloud hosting is. Based on this widely spread ignorance, the "cloud website hosting wholesalers" speculate fervently, just to get hold of the client and his/her five dollars a month. What a disgrace! A vast disgrace. This is because in the website hosting industry there are no decrees at all. The domain industry has ICANN. The web hosting industry has no such supervisory institution. This is why the hosting vendors speculate and tell lies openly (quite directly, in fact) to their customers. Especially the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's discover how much cloud hosting they actually can supply.

The facts about the cPanel-based "cloud" web hosting corporations

If a cPanel-based web hosting firm has a cloud web hosting system at hand, which is quite improbable, numerous servers have to be ensured. Which is also not cheap. We will return to that towards the end of this article. But before we do, let's explore what the cloud complications are. So, it's very improbable for a cPanel hosting corporation to keep the cloud web hosting system at hand, due to the fact that building one demands years. Even when time and the provision of an expert team are not a predicament, plenty of cash has to be spent too. Heaps of cash. Furthermore, cPanel is not open source. That's a huge inconvenience.

The deficiency of open source cloud hosting environments

There aren't any open source cloud web hosting systems. There aren't any open source CP user interfaces (functioning with the cloud web hosting platform) either. Therefore, to have a cloud hosting solution at hand, first of all you have to construct one. In-house. In the second place, you have to make the website hosting CP as well.

One server-based website hosting CPs

Famous web hosting CPs such as cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are made to function on a single web server only. All hosting services (web space, email, FTP, databases, DNS, statistics, web hosting CP, backup, etc.) are being served at the very same time on a single server where these given one-server web hosting systems and website hosting Control Panels are installed.

The absence of open source website hosting Control Panels

So, you have to invent an in-house built web hosting CP that will perform uncomplicatedly and to integrate it within the cloud system, as if it was a natural constituent of it. Suitable instances of in-house set up cloud website hosting platforms with custom invented web hosting CPs besides us, at Elasticis Hosting+, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.

Cloud hosting hardware provision expenses

The minimum contribution required, just for the cloud hosting hardware equipment, amounts to somewhere between $60,000 and 80,000 USD. That's excluding the DDoS tool, which is another fifteen-twenty thousand dollars. Now you are well aware of how many cloud hosting systems can be chanced on out there... and, especially, why the web hosting sky is so blue... and almost unclouded!