What Indeed is Cloud Web Hosting?
In general, the genuine cloud web hosting solution serves various web hosting services like storage space, electronic mail, FTP, databases, DNS, statistics, web hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on, on different stacks of high-end web servers. Each single service pack makes a cluster. All the hosting servers in a cluster are devoted to serving only the specific service and nothing beside it. They will all perform as one 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 storage space cluster, an electronic mail cluster, a File Transfer Protocol cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a stats cluster, a website hosting CP cluster, a backup cluster, and so on. All these separate service clusters will form the so-called cloud web hosting platform.
The great cloud web hosting trick. Very popular nowadays.
There is so much speculation going around about cloud web hosting these days. As you can see, cloud web hosting does not only sound complicated, but actually it is intensely perplexing. Most of the people know nothing about what cloud web hosting is. On the wings of this widespread ignorance, the "cloud website hosting providers" speculate feverishly, just to get hold of the customer and his/her five dollars per month. What a shame! An enormous shame. This is because in the web hosting business niche there are no regulations at all. The domain name industry niche has ICANN. The website hosting industry has no such self-controlling organization. This is why the website hosting merchandisers speculate and tell lies openly (very directly, actually) to their clients. Notably the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's learn how much cloud web hosting they in reality can furnish.
The facts about the cPanel-based "cloud" web hosting merchandisers
If a cPanel-based hosting merchant has a cloud web hosting solution at hand, which is very unlikely, numerous web hosting servers have to be paid for. Which is also not inexpensive. We will get back to that at the end of this review. First off, let's find out what the cloud troubles are. So, it's quite unlikely for a cPanel hosting distributor to keep the cloud web hosting platform at hand, owing to the fact that devising one demands years. Even when time and the provision of professional personnel are not a predicament, lots of cash has to be spent as well. Heaps of cash. Moreover, cPanel is not open source. That's an immense obstacle.
The absence of open source cloud web hosting systems
There are no open source cloud web hosting platforms. There are no open source web hosting Control Panel interfaces (running with the cloud web hosting system) as well. Therefore, to have a cloud web hosting system at hand, in the first place you must create one. In-house. In the second place, you have to develop the website hosting Control Panel too.
Single server-based web hosting CPs
Contemporary website hosting Control Panels like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are manufactured to run on one web server only. All website hosting services (disk space, mail, FTP, databases, DNS, statistics, web hosting Control Panel, backup, etc.) are being served at the very same time on a single web server where these particular single-server website hosting platforms and website hosting CPs are installed.
The absence of open source web hosting CPs
So, you have to fabricate an in-house built web hosting CP that will operate impeccably and to add it within the cloud system, as if it was a natural constituent of it. Good examples of custom developed cloud web hosting systems with in-house created website hosting CPs besides us, at Mad Dog Web Hosting, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.
Cloud web hosting hardware provision fees
The minimum investment wanted, just for the cloud web hosting hardware provision, equals somewhere between $60,000 USD and 80,000 USD. That's excluding the DDoS device, which is another 15-20,000 dollars. Now you are well aware of how many cloud web hosting solutions can be stumbled upon out there... and, especially, why the web hosting sky is so azure... and practically unclouded!
|Unlimited storage||Unlimited storage||15 GB storage||5 GB storage||Unlimited storage|
|Unlimited bandwidth||Unlimited bandwidth||200 GB bandwidth||200 GB bandwidth||Unlimited bandwidth|
|Unlimited websites hosted||Unlimited websites hosted||1 website hosted||1 website hosted||1 website hosted|
|30-Day Free Trial||30-Day Free Trial||30-Day Free Trial||30-Day Free Trial||30-Day Free Trial|
|$19.95 / month||$39.95 / month||$8.95 / month||$6.95 / month||$2.75 / month|