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How Does Cloud Website Hosting Work?

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In general, the genuine cloud website hosting solution serves distinct hosting services like disk storage, email, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, stats, Control Panel, backup, and so on, on independent groups of top-notch web servers. Each separate service set forms a cluster. All the servers in a cluster are devoted to serving only the given service and nothing else. They will all run as one server, sharing the service's load in approximately identical proportions. If there is an authentic cloud website hosting service, there has to be: a data storage cluster, an email cluster, a File Transfer Protocol cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a statistics cluster, a web hosting Control Panel cluster, a backup cluster, and so on. All these autonomous service clusters will create the so-called cloud web hosting system.

The enormous cloud web hosting trick. Very popular at present.

There is so much misunderstanding circulating around about cloud hosting today. As you can perceive, cloud website hosting does not only appear complicated, but in fact it is intensely complicated. The majority of the people know nothing about what cloud website hosting is. On the wings of this universal ignorance, the "cloud hosting suppliers" speculate fervently, just to get hold of the customer and his/her 5 dollars per month. What a shame! An enormous shame. This is because in the website hosting business niche there are no regulations at all. The domain name industry niche has ICANN. The web hosting industry niche has no such supervisory body. This is the reason why the hosting retailers speculate and lie openly (quite bluntly, as a matter of fact) to their customers. Mainly the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's discover how much cloud hosting they in reality can distribute.

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

If a cPanel-based website hosting distributor has a cloud web hosting system at hand, which is very unbelievable, a lot of web hosting servers must be acquired. Which is also not inexpensive. We will return to that towards the end of this review. But before we do, let's find out what the cloud problems are. So, it's quite unlikely for a cPanel web hosting firm to keep the cloud web hosting platform at hand, owing to the fact that constructing one requires years. Even when time and the provision of a professional team are not a predicament, a lot of cash must be invested as well. Piles of money. Furthermore, cPanel is not open source. That's an immense disadvantage.

The deficiency of open source cloud website hosting platforms

There are no open source cloud web hosting solutions. There are no open source website hosting CP tools (working with the cloud hosting system) either. So, to have a cloud website hosting system at hand, first you have to create one. In-house. Second of all, you must devise the web hosting CP too.

Single server-based website hosting Control Panels

Modern website hosting CPs such as cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are created to perform on one server solely. All web hosting services (data storage, mail, FTP, databases, DNS, stats, hosting Control Panel, backup, etc.) are being served simultaneously on a single server where these respective single-server hosting systems and CPs are set up.

The absence of open source web hosting Control Panels

So, you have to invent an in-house built web hosting Control Panel that will work flawlessly and to include it within the cloud platform, as if it was an inherent constituent of it. Good examples of in-house constructed cloud web hosting systems with custom developed web hosting Control Panels besides us, at Pace Work Technologies, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.

Cloud website hosting hardware provision fares

The minimum investment wanted, only for the cloud website hosting hardware equipment, amounts to somewhere between 60 thousand dollars and $80,000 USD. That's omitting the DDoS device, which is another $15-20,000. Now you realize how many cloud website hosting solutions can be found out there... and, above all, why the hosting sky is so blue... and almost cloudless!

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