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What Precisely is Cloud Web Hosting?

Essentially, the genuine cloud web hosting solution serves individual hosting services such as disk storage, electronic mail, FTP, databases, DNS, statistics, hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on, on independent hosts of high-end web servers. Each individual service group forms a cluster. All the web servers in a cluster are devoted to serving only the specific service and nothing aside from it. They will all work as one server, sharing out the service's load in almost identical proportions. If there is an authentic cloud web hosting service, there has to be: a storage space cluster, an email cluster, a File Transfer Protocol cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a statistics cluster, a web hosting CP cluster, a backup cluster, etc. All these independent service clusters will create the so-called cloud web hosting system.

The great cloud website hosting trick. Very common now.

There is so much misunderstanding going around about cloud web hosting at the moment. As you can perceive, cloud web hosting does not only sound perplexing, but in fact it is greatly perplexing. The majority of the people are not at all aware of what cloud web hosting is. On the basis of this common ignorance, the "cloud web hosting wholesalers" speculate fiercely, just to secure the client and his/her 5 dollars a month. What a shame! A vast shame. This is because in the web hosting industry there are no enactments whatsoever. The domain name industry niche has ICANN. The website hosting industry has no such supervisory institution. That is why the hosting suppliers speculate and tell lies openly (very directly, actually) to their clients. Particularly the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's examine how much cloud hosting they indeed can offer.

The facts about the cPanel-based "cloud" website hosting vendors

If a cPanel-based website hosting trader has a cloud hosting solution at hand, which is quite unbelievable, many hosting servers have to be purchased. Which is also not inexpensive. We will get back to that at the end of this article. But before we do, let's see what the cloud complications are. So, it's very improbable for a cPanel hosting distributor to have the cloud website hosting platform at hand, because of the fact that building one requires years. Even when time and the provision of professional personnel are not a problem, a lot of cash has to be invested too. Piles of cash. In addition, cPanel is not open source. That's an enormous inconvenience.

The deficiency of open source cloud web hosting solutions

There are no open source cloud website hosting systems. There aren't any open source web hosting CP devices (functioning with the cloud web hosting solution) either. Therefore, to have a cloud web hosting system at hand, first you must establish one. In-house. In the second place, you must set up the web hosting Control Panel as well.

Single server-based web hosting Control Panels

Contemporary web hosting Control Panels such as cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are built to run on one web server solely. All website hosting services (disk space, mail, FTP, databases, DNS, statistics, website hosting CP, backup, etc.) are being served simultaneously on one web server where these particular one-server website hosting platforms and web hosting Control Panels are set up.

The shortage of open source web hosting CPs

So, you must make an in-house built website hosting CP that will function unproblematically and to add it within the cloud system, as if it was an ingrained constituent of it. Appropriate instances of custom invented cloud website hosting platforms with custom devised website hosting CPs besides us, at Blue Ribbon Hosting, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.

Cloud web hosting hardware equipment costs

The smallest contribution required, just for the cloud web hosting hardware equipment, is equivalent to somewhere between sixty thousand dollars and 80,000 dollars. That's omitting the DDoS appliance, which is another 15-20,000 USD. Now you are well aware of how many cloud web hosting solutions can be detected out there... and, especially, why the web hosting sky is so azure... and almost cloudless!