Cloud Hosting Definition
In general, the real cloud hosting platform serves different hosting services like storage space, mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, statistics, website hosting CP, backup, and so on, on autonomous groups of leading edge servers. Each single service set produces a cluster. All the web hosting servers in a cluster are devoted to serving only the specific service and nothing aside from it. They will all operate as one web server, sharing out the service's load in practically equal proportions. If there is a real cloud hosting service, there should be: a disk space cluster, a mail cluster, a File Transfer Protocol cluster, database clusters (MySQL/PostgreSQL), a DNS cluster, a stats cluster, a hosting Control Panel cluster, a backup cluster, and so on. All these individual service clusters will create the so-called cloud web hosting system.
The great cloud hosting trick. Quite popular at the moment.
There is so much misunderstanding revolving around about cloud hosting now. As you can see, cloud hosting does not only sound complicated, but actually it is supremely perplexing. The majority of the people are not at all aware of what cloud hosting is. On the wings of this widespread ignorance, the "cloud website hosting distributors" speculate fiercely, just to secure the client and his/her five dollars per month. What a shame! A big shame. This is due to the fact that in the web hosting industry there are no norms at all. The domain industry has ICANN. The web hosting industry niche has no such regulatory institution. That is the reason why the website hosting companies speculate and lie openly (very directly, as a matter of fact) to their clients. Notably the cPanel-based cloud web hosting providers. Let's check how much cloud hosting they actually can provide.
The truth about the cPanel-based "cloud" website hosting merchants
If a cPanel-based hosting merchandiser has a cloud website hosting platform at hand, which is very unlikely, loads of hosting servers must be paid for. Which is also not inexpensive. We will get back to that towards the end of this review. First off, let's explore what the cloud complications are. So, it's very unbelievable for a cPanel hosting corporation to keep the cloud web hosting system at hand, owing to the fact that making one demands years. Even when time and the provision of highly qualified personnel are not a predicament, lots of money has to be invested too. Heaps of money. Moreover, cPanel is not open source. That's an immense drawback.
The deficiency of open source cloud hosting solutions
There aren't any open source cloud web hosting solutions. There aren't any open source web hosting Control Panel GUIs (operating with the cloud web hosting platform) as well. Therefore, to have a cloud hosting system at hand, in the first place you must build one. In-house. Secondly, you must develop the website hosting Control Panel as well.
Single server-based hosting Control Panels
Contemporary website hosting CPs like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are developed to run on one single server exclusively. All web hosting services (disk storage, mail, FTP, databases, DNS, statistics, web hosting CP, backup, and so on) are being served at one and the same time on one server where these specific single-server web hosting platforms and website hosting Control Panels are set up.
The deficiency of open source web hosting CPs
So, you must build an in-house built website hosting Control Panel that will work uncomplicatedly and to add it within the cloud platform, as if it was an indelible component of it. Good examples of in-house constructed cloud web hosting platforms with custom set up website hosting Control Panels besides us, at Oz-Star Web Hosting, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.
Cloud hosting hardware equipment rates
The smallest contribution demanded, just for the cloud hosting hardware equipment, amounts to somewhere between sixty thousand dollars and 80,000 USD. That's omitting the DDoS apparatus, which is another 15-20 thousand dollars. Now you are well aware of how many cloud hosting solutions can be encountered out there... and, above all, why the hosting sky is so azure... and virtually unclouded!
|Unlimited storage||Unlimited storage||Unlimited storage||Unlimited storage|
|Unlimited bandwidth||Unlimited bandwidth||Unlimited bandwidth||Unlimited bandwidth|
|1 website hosted||5 websites hosted||Unlimited websites hosted||Unlimited websites hosted|
|30-Day Free Trial||30-Day Free Trial||30-Day Free Trial||30-Day Free Trial|
|A$3.98 / month||A$5.33 / month||A$10.83 / month||A$15.13 / month|