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What is Cloud Website Hosting?

In general, the real cloud web hosting solution serves separate website hosting services such as disk space, electronic mail, FTP, databases, DNS, statistics, website hosting CP, backup, and so on, on individual hosts of top-notch servers. Each specific service group creates a cluster. All the servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving exclusively the specific service and nothing aside from it. They will all work as one single web server, sharing out the service's load in almost equivalent proportions. If there is a genuine cloud web hosting service, there has to be: a data storage cluster, a mail cluster, an FTP cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a stats cluster, a web hosting CP cluster, a backup cluster, and so on. All these different service clusters will make the so-called cloud web hosting platform.

The substantial cloud website hosting fraud. Very popular now.

There is so much speculation revolving around about cloud hosting at the moment. As you can perceive, cloud web hosting does not only appear complicated, but in reality it is extremely complicated. The majority of the people know nothing about what cloud web hosting is. Based on this widespread unawareness, the "cloud web hosting merchandisers" speculate eagerly, just to secure the customer and his/her five dollars per month. What a shame! An enormous shame. This is due to the fact that in the web hosting business niche there are no principles whatsoever. The domain industry niche has ICANN. The web hosting industry niche has no such supervisory organization. That is the reason why the website hosting merchandisers speculate and tell lies blatantly (very directly, in fact) to their clients. Especially the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's discover how much cloud hosting they actually can provide.

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

If a cPanel-based web hosting wholesaler has a cloud website hosting system at hand, which is very unbelievable, loads of servers have to be secured. Which is also not inexpensive. We will get back to that at the end of this review. First, let's find out what the cloud predicaments are. So, it's very unlikely for a cPanel web hosting vendor to keep the cloud web hosting platform at hand, since creating one demands years. Even when time and the provision of expert personnel are not a problem, a lot of cash has to be spent too. Mountains of money. What's more, cPanel is not open source. That's a huge inconvenience.

The lack of open source cloud web hosting platforms

There are no open source cloud website hosting platforms. There aren't any open source web hosting Control Panel instruments (working with the cloud website hosting solution) either. Hence, to have a cloud web hosting system at hand, first you have to establish one. In-house. Second of all, you must invent the web hosting Control Panel as well.

One server-based web hosting Control Panels

Today's popular website hosting Control Panels like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are built to function on one server only. All website hosting services (storage space, email, FTP, databases, DNS, statistics, web hosting CP, backup, and so on) are being served simultaneously on one web server where these specific one-server website hosting systems and website hosting Control Panels are set up.

The absence of open source website hosting CPs

So, you have to create a custom web hosting CP that will operate unproblematically and to integrate it within the cloud platform, as if it was an indelible part of it. Proper examples of custom constructed cloud website hosting systems with in-house invented Control Panels besides us, at BETAx Hosting, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.

Cloud web hosting hardware equipment rates

The minimal investment wanted, just for the cloud web hosting hardware provision, equals somewhere between $60,000 USD and 80,000 dollars. That's excluding the DDoS appliance, which is another fifteen-twenty thousand dollars. Now you do know how many cloud web hosting systems can be stumbled upon out there... and, especially, why the web hosting sky is so azure... and almost unclouded!