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What is cloud website hosting in fact? The term 'cloud' seems to be very modish in today's IT, World Wide Web and web hosting phraseology. Nonetheless, only a few really are aware of what cloud hosting is. Probably it is a smart idea to inform yourself about cloud website hosting services. To make a quite long story succinct, we will firstly tell you what cloud hosting is not.

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1. Cloud Website Hosting is Not Limited to a Remote Data Storage Exclusively.

1. Furnishing a remote disk storage solution, which involves one file storage appliance for all customers, does not transform any specific hosting firm into an authentic cloud website hosting accounts provider.

The cPanel web hosting distributors name the ability to offer remote data storage solutions a cloud website hosting service. So far there is nothing bad about the cloud designation, but... we are discussing hosting services, not remote disk storage solutions for personal or business purposes. There's always one "but", isn't there? It's not enough to name a shared web hosting solution, powered by a one-single-server web hosting environment, just like cPanel, a "cloud website hosting" solution. That's because the remaining constituents of the whole web hosting platform must be operating in precisely the same way - this does not relate solely to the remote disk storage. The rest of the services entailed in the entire web hosting process also have to be remote, isolated and "clouded". And that's really tough. A very scanty number of web hosting providers can truly attain it.

2. It Involves Domains, Email Boxes, Databases, File Transfer Protocols, CPs, etc.

Cloud website hosting is not limited to a remote data storage exclusively. We are discussing a hosting solution, serving many domains, online portals, emails, etc., right?

To name a web hosting service a "cloud website hosting" one calls for a lot more than providing simply remote disk storage mounts (or perchance physical servers). The e-mail server(s) have to be devoted exclusively to the email associated services. Executing nothing different than these given procedures. There might be just one single or probably a whole pack of e-mail servers, depending on the total server load created. To have a true cloud website hosting solution, the remote database servers should be functioning as one, irrespective of their actual number. Doing nothing else. The same is valid for the clients' web hosting Control Panels, the File Transfer Protocol, etc.

3. There are Cloud Domain Name Servers (DNSs) as well.

The DNSs (Domain Name Servers) of an authentic cloud website hosting company will support numerous server farm sites on multiple continents.

Here's an instance of a DNS of a true cloud website hosting firm:


dns1.kassis.uk

dns2.kassis.uk


If such a Domain Name Server is provided by your web hosting solutions provider, it's not a sure thing that there is a cloud web hosting platform in use, but you can absolutely be certain when you perceive a Domain Name Server like the one below:


dns658.hostgator.com

dns659.hostgator.com


that there isn't any cloud web hosting service. This kind of Domain Name Server only manifests that the hosting environment in use is one-server based. Possibly it's cPanel. cPanel is a single-server web hosting solution and maintains a market share of more than 98 percent. In cPanel's case, one single server copes with all web hosting services (web, e-mail, DNS, databases, File Transfer Protocol, hosting Control Panel(s), web site files, and so on).

Remote File Storage - The Distorted Interpretation of Cloud Website Hosting.

So, a cloud website hosting solution is not restricted just to a remote disk storage solution, as numerous web hosting vendors wish it was. Unfortunately for them, if that was the case, the majority of the file hosting suppliers would have been referred to as cloud web hosting ones a long time back! They are not referred to as such, because they simply offer file hosting services, not cloud hosting solutions. The file hosting platform seems indeed quite plain, in comparison with the hosting platform. The remote file storage platform is not a cloud hosting platform. It cannot be, as it's only one tiny constituent of the entire cloud hosting platform. There's plenty more to be found in the cloud hosting platform: the hosting CP cloud, the database clouds (MySQL, PostgreSQL), the Domain Name Server cloud, the File Transfer Protocol cloud, the mail cloud and... in the not too distant future, perchance a couple of new clouds we presently are not familiar with will emerge out of the blue.