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How Does Cloud Hosting Operate?

In general, the authentic cloud hosting solution serves different web hosting services like data storage, mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, stats, web hosting CP, backup, etc., on different hosts of top-notch servers. Each individual service group forms a cluster. All the hosting servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving solely the specific service and nothing beside it. They will all perform as one web server, sharing the service's load in nearly equipollent proportions. If there is a genuine cloud hosting service, there has to be: a web space cluster, an electronic mail cluster, a File Transfer Protocol cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a statistics cluster, a CP cluster, a backup cluster, etc. All these individual service clusters will form the so-called cloud website hosting system.

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The gigantic cloud web hosting hoax. Quite popular now.

There is so much confusion going around about cloud hosting these days. As you can perceive, cloud hosting does not only sound complicated, but in fact it is highly perplexing. Most of the people know nothing about what cloud hosting is. Based on this widespread unawareness, the "cloud web hosting distributors" speculate intensely, just to secure the customer and his/her five dollars per month. What a shame! An immense disgrace. This is owing to the fact that in the hosting business there are no ordinances at all. The domain industry niche has ICANN. The web hosting industry has no such regulatory organization. This is the reason why the website hosting vendors speculate and tell lies blatantly (very directly, in fact) to their clients. Particularly the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's ascertain how much cloud web hosting they in fact can deliver.

The truth about the cPanel-based "cloud" website hosting merchandisers

If a cPanel-based web hosting merchandiser has a cloud website hosting system at hand, which is very unlikely, loads of web servers have to be acquired. Which is also not inexpensive. We will return to that at the end of this story. First, let's find out what the cloud problems are. So, it's quite unbelievable for a cPanel hosting distributor to keep the cloud website hosting system at hand, since setting up one requires years. Even when time and the provision of an expert staff are not an issue, a lot of money has to be spent as well. Heaps of cash. Plus, cPanel is not open source. That's a vast inconvenience.

The shortage of open source cloud hosting environments

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

One server-based web hosting Control Panels

Popular website hosting CPs such as cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are built to operate on one web server exclusively. All website hosting services (disk storage, mail, FTP, databases, DNS, statistics, web hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on) are being served at the same time on one single server where these respective single-server website hosting platforms and website hosting Control Panels are set up.

The lack of open source web hosting CPs

So, you must build an in-house built website hosting Control Panel that will operate perfectly and to incorporate it within the cloud platform, as if it was an inbuilt part of it. Good examples of custom made cloud web hosting solutions with in-house constructed website hosting CPs besides us, at Goo Hosting, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.

Cloud hosting hardware provision fares

The minimum investment needed, only for the cloud hosting hardware provision, equals somewhere between $60,000 and 80,000 USD. That's omitting the DDoS mechanism, which is another 15-20,000 USD. Now you do know how many cloud hosting systems can be discovered out there... and, in particular, why the hosting sky is so blue... and nearly unclouded!