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Cloud Web Hosting Description

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What is cloud web hosting actually? The term 'cloud' seems to be quite modern in today's computing, World Wide Web and web hosting lingo. Even so, just a select few in fact can tell what cloud hosting is. Probably it is a good idea to inform yourself about cloud web hosting services. To render a very lengthy tale brief, we will first tell you what cloud hosting is not.

1. Cloud Web Hosting is Not Confined to a Remote Data Storage Exclusively.

1. Providing a remote data storage solution, which comprises one single data storage device for all clients, does not transform any given web hosting distributor into a genuine cloud web hosting accounts provider.

The cPanel hosting companies call the ability to offer remote data storage services a cloud web hosting solution. Until now there is nothing wrong with the cloud terminology, but... we are talking about hosting solutions, not remote disk storage solutions for private or business purposes. There's always one "but", isn't there? It's not sufficient to name a shared hosting service, based on a one-single-server web hosting platform, just like cPanel, a "cloud web hosting" service. This is so because the remaining parts of the entire hosting platform must be functioning in precisely the same manner - this does not apply solely to the remote disk storage. The other services involved in the whole hosting procedure also must be remote, isolated and "clouded". And that's quite problematical. A very scanty number of web hosting distributors can truly make it.

2. It Involves Domains, E-mail Addresses, Databases, File Transfer Protocols, Web Hosting CPs, and so on.

Cloud web hosting is not restricted to a remote file storage exclusively. We are talking about a hosting service, serving multiple domain names, sites, mailbox accounts, and so on, aren't we?

To call a hosting service a "cloud web hosting" one requires a lot more than offering simply remote file storage mounts (or perhaps physical servers). The electronic mail server(s) have to be dedicated only to the email associated services. Executing nothing different than these concrete assignments. There might be just one or perhaps a whole collection of email servers, based on the overall load generated. To have an authentic cloud web hosting solution, the remote database servers should be functioning as one, irrespective of their real quantity. Performing nothing different. The same goes for the users' Control Panels, the FTP, etc.

3. There are Cloud Domain Servers (DNSs) too.

The DNSs (Domain Name Servers) of a genuine cloud web hosting corporation will support multiple server farm locations on multiple continents.

Here's an instance of a DNS of an authentic cloud web hosting distributor:

If such a Domain Name Server is supplied by your web hosting company, it's not a guarantee that there is a cloud web hosting platform in use, but you can definitely be confident when you discern a Domain Name Server such as the one underneath:

that there isn't any cloud web hosting platform. This sort of Domain Name Server only exhibits that the web hosting platform in use is one-single-server based. Probably it's cPanel. cPanel is a one-single-server web hosting solution and maintains a 98+ percent market share. In cPanel's case, one server takes care of all web hosting services (web, electronic mail, DNS, databases, FTP, hosting CP(s), web files, etc.).

Remote File Storage - The Twisted Description of Cloud Web Hosting.

So, a cloud web hosting solution is not restricted solely to a remote data storage solution, as numerous hosting companies wish it was. Unluckily for them, if that was the case, most of the file web hosting companies would have been classified as cloud hosting ones a long time back! They are not classified as such, as they plainly deliver file hosting solutions, not cloud web hosting services. The file hosting platform seems indeed very simple, when compared to the hosting platform. The remote file storage platform is not a cloud hosting platform. It cannot be, as it's merely one small part of the entire cloud web hosting platform. There's a lot more to be found in the cloud hosting platform: the web hosting CP cloud, the database clouds (MySQL, PostgreSQL), the Domain Name Server cloud, the FTP cloud, the mail cloud and... in the foreseeable future, probably a couple of brand new clouds we currently are not acquainted with will emerge unexpectedly.

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