The precise truth about the cloud webspace hosting service
In general, the genuine cloud web space hosting platform serves various hosting services like web space, electronic mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, statistics, website hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on, on separate stacks of cutting-edge web servers. Each different service set creates a cluster. All the hosting servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving solely the given service and nothing else. They will all work as one web server, sharing out the service's load in almost equal proportions. If there is an authentic cloud web hosting service, there would be: a disk storage cluster, a mail cluster, an FTP cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a stats cluster, a webspace hosting Control Panel cluster, a backup cluster, etc. All these independent service clusters will generate the so-called cloud web page hosting system.
The great cloud web space hosting hoax. Quite common at the moment.
There is so much misunderstanding going around about cloud web hosting today. As you can see,cloud hosting does not only sound complicated, but in fact it is excessively perplexing. The majority of the people know nothing about what cloud hosting is. On the wings of this widely spread ignorance, the "cloud web page hosting suppliers" speculate fiercely, just to secure the customer and his/her 5 bucks per month. What a shame! An enormous shame. This is because in the web site hosting business niche there are no rules whatsoever. The domain industry niche has ICANN. The web page hosting industry has no such self-regulative institution. This is why the web site hosting vendors speculate and lie blatantly (quite directly, as a matter of fact) to their clients. Mainly the cPanel-based cloud web hosting providers. Let's determine how much cloud hosting they indeed can offer.
The truth about the cPanel-based "cloud" webspace hosting wholesalers
If a cPanel-based site hosting wholesaler has a cloud web site hosting system at hand, which is very unlikely, lots of servers must be acquired. Which is also not cheap. We will return to that towards the end of this review. But before we do, let's examine what the cloud predicaments are. So, it's very unlikely for a cPanel hosting supplier to have the cloud web site hosting platform at hand, because setting up one requires years. Even when time and the provision of a competent team are not an issue, loads of money must be invested too. Stacks of money. Plus, cPanel is not open source. That's a vast defect.
The lack of open source cloud web site hosting platforms
There aren't any open source cloud webspace hosting platforms. There are no open source web hosting Control Panel instruments (running with the cloud web space hosting solution) either. So, to have a cloud web space hosting platform at hand, in the first place you must devise one. In-house. In the second place, you must build the webspace hosting CP as well.
Single server-based site hosting CPs
Modern web hosting CPs like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are made to operate on one server exclusively. All web site hosting services (disk space, electronic mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, stats, hosting CP, backup, etc.) are being served at the same time on one single web server where these given one-server hosting platforms and webspace hosting CPs are installed.
The shortage of open source Control Panels
So, you have to devise an in-house built web space hosting CP that will run unproblematically and to integrate it within the cloud platform, as if it was an inherent component of it. Good examples of custom manufactured cloud hosting systems with in-house manufactured hosting Control Panels are: Websites, NTCHosting, Lonex, Exclusive Hosting, FreeHostia, OpenHost, 50Webs, 100WebSpace, Fateback, MediaTemple and ResellersPanel
Cloud webspace hosting hardware equipment expenses
The smallest investment demanded, just for the cloud site hosting hardware equipment, equals somewhere between $60,000 USD and 80,000 dollars. That's excluding the DDoS tool, which is another $15-20,000 USD. Now you realize how many cloud website hosting platforms can be stumbled upon out there... and, in particular, why the hosting sky is so blue... and practically unclouded!