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In general, the actual cloud hosting platform serves different hosting services like data storage, mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, statistics, web hosting Control Panel, backup, and so on, on autonomous sets of deluxe web servers. Each single service set constitutes a cluster. All the web servers in a cluster are dedicated to serving only the particular service and nothing apart from it. They will all operate as one server, sharing the service's load in approximately the same proportions. If there is an authentic cloud hosting service, there should be: a disk storage cluster, a mail 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, etc. All these different service clusters will produce the so-called cloud web hosting platform.

The huge cloud website hosting deceit. Very common at present.

There is so much confusion revolving around about cloud web hosting nowadays. As you can perceive, cloud hosting does not only seem perplexing, but in reality it is extremely perplexing. Most of the people are not at all aware of what cloud hosting is. On the wings of this common unawareness, the "cloud web hosting traders" speculate fervently, just to secure the customer and his/her 5 dollars per month. What a shame! A great shame. This is due to the fact that in the website hosting business there are no enactments at all. The domain industry niche has ICANN. The website hosting industry has no such self-regulative organization. This is the reason why the hosting vendors speculate and lie openly (very directly, in fact) to their customers. Mainly the cPanel-based cloud hosting providers. Let's find out how much cloud web hosting they actually can distribute.

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

If a cPanel-based web hosting trader has a cloud website hosting system at hand, which is quite unbelievable, many hosting servers have to be purchased. Which is also not inexpensive. We will get back to that towards the end of this story. First, let's find out what the cloud troubles are. So, it's quite unbelievable for a cPanel web hosting vendor to have the cloud web hosting system at hand, in that constructing one requires years. Even when time and the provision of a professional staff are not an issue, a lot of money has to be invested too. Heaps of money. Furthermore, cPanel is not open source. That's a vast inconvenience.

The absence of open source cloud hosting platforms

There aren't any open source cloud web hosting platforms. There are no open source web hosting Control Panel interfaces (operating with the cloud web hosting platform) either. So, to have a cloud hosting solution at hand, first of all you must create one. In-house. In the second place, you have to build the website hosting Control Panel as well.

One server-based website hosting CPs

Modern website hosting CPs like cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin, etc. are made to work on a single server exclusively. All web hosting services (web space, mail, File Transfer Protocol, databases, DNS, stats, web hosting Control Panel, backup, etc.) are being served at the very same time on one web server where these respective single-server website hosting platforms and website hosting CPs are set up.

The deficiency of open source website hosting Control Panels

So, you have to fabricate an in-house built hosting Control Panel that will perform perfectly and to integrate it within the cloud platform, as if it was an indelible component of it. Suitable instances of in-house built cloud website hosting systems with in-house manufactured web hosting CPs besides us, at Point Host, are MediaTemple and FreeHostia.

Cloud hosting hardware provision charges

The minimum contribution needed, just for the cloud 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 thousand dollars. Now you do know how many cloud hosting platforms can be stumbled upon out there... and, in particular, why the web hosting sky is so azure... and nearly unclouded!