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What is Cloud Website Hosting?

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Essentially, the real cloud website hosting platform serves separate website hosting services like web space, email, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, stats, Control Panel, backup, etc., on independent stacks of avant-garde servers. Each individual service group forms a cluster. All the web servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving solely the particular service and nothing beside it. They will all work as one web server, sharing the service's load in almost the same proportions. If there is an authentic cloud website hosting service, there would be: a web 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, and so on. All these independent service clusters will generate the so-called cloud website hosting system.

The big cloud website hosting scam. Quite modern nowadays.

There is so much confusion circulating around about cloud hosting at present. As you can see, cloud website hosting does not only seem perplexing, but in reality it is extremely complicated. The majority of the people are not at all aware of what cloud website hosting is. Based on this widely spread unawareness, the "cloud website hosting vendors" speculate strongly, just to secure the client and his/her five bucks per month. What a disgrace! A great shame. This is due to the fact that in the website hosting industry there are no statutes at all. The domain name industry niche has ICANN. The web hosting industry niche has no such regulatory organization. This is the reason why the web hosting companies speculate and lie overtly (quite bluntly, as a matter of fact) to their customers. Chiefly the cPanel-based cloud web hosting providers. Let's find out how much cloud hosting they in fact can offer.

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

If a cPanel-based website hosting distributor has a cloud web hosting platform at hand, which is quite improbable, loads of web hosting servers must be paid for. Which is also not inexpensive. We will get back to that towards the end of this article. But before we do, let's examine what the cloud problems are. So, it's very improbable for a cPanel web hosting merchant to have the cloud web hosting system at hand, since establishing one demands years. Even when time and the provision of a professional staff are not a problem, a lot of cash must be invested too. Stacks of cash. On top of that, cPanel is not open source. That's a vast problem.

The absence of open source cloud website hosting systems

There aren't any open source cloud web hosting environments. There are no open source website hosting CP interfaces (operating with the cloud website hosting platform) as well. So, to have a cloud website hosting platform at hand, first of all you must build one. In-house. Second of all, you have to create the web hosting CP as well.

One server-based web hosting Control Panels

Modern web hosting Control Panels such as cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are built to function on one single web server solely. All hosting services (storage space, electronic mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, statistics, CP, backup, and so on) are being served at the very same time on one single web server where these respective one-server hosting platforms and Control Panels are installed.

The shortage of open source website hosting Control Panels

So, you must create an in-house built website hosting CP that will work impeccably and to include it within the cloud system, as if it was an inbuilt part of it. Appropriate examples of in-house manufactured cloud website hosting systems with in-house developed website hosting CPs besides us, at OKCISP (OKC's Internet Space Provider), are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.

Cloud website hosting hardware equipment prices

The minimal investment needed, only for the cloud website hosting hardware equipment, is equivalent to somewhere between sixty thousand dollars and $80,000 USD. That's omitting the DDoS device, which is another 15-20,000 dollars. Now you are well aware of how many cloud website hosting systems can be stumbled upon out there... and, especially, why the web hosting sky is so azure... and practically cloudless!

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