Why should you use cloud webhosting?

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Are the advantages of using cloud hosting viable? Is it justifiable to allocate a budget on this technology and opt for cloud hosting instead of conventional alternatives? How does cloud hosting differ from the traditional type?

Anthony Brooks

The primary distinction between cloud hosting and traditional hosting is the technology used. On a more detailed level, the security system in cloud hosting is significantly higher than in traditional hosting, although it is not entirely foolproof. Additionally, the login process is different for both types of hosting. While regular hosting requires an admin password for access, cloud hosting directs you to a "gateway" before accessing the cloud itself. Cloud hosting also boasts an automated data backup system, which is present in some but not all traditional hosting options.

There are other differences between the two, and it is crucial to understand these variations beforehand. However, in general, regular hosting is suitable for a typical website or online store, while cloud hosting is preferable for documentation purposes or data-intensive applications. Ultimately, the choice between cloud and traditional hosting will depend on your specific needs and budget.


If you mean a dedicated server by regular hosting, then yes, the differences are significant. However, as compared to other types of hosting.
First of all, the main feature of cloud hosting is the lack of linking a separate site to a specific server - a big advantage. In other words, high security. Also, a distinctive feature is increased stability - thanks to a special cluster architecture, a breakdown of any component or a failure will not affect the operation of the client's site. Each user is assigned the resources assigned to him and no factors can influence this, although you will not be able to use more resources than you have reserved.

Zhess Flatcher

The difference between them is great. Traditional hosting involves storing information on a dedicated server (or part of it). That is, the provider allocates part of the machine's resources for your needs. Cloud hosting provides the same, but in addition, it gives you the opportunity to use more server capabilities (I'm not talking about computing power). In fact, the cloud = a powerful computer that can be used not only as a repository of articles, but also as a database for a corporation.

Ourel Augest

In my opinion, people need cloud hosting when they want to achieve a certain level of protection and encryption. This does not protect against cyberattacks - DDOS, however, it protects against excessively high ping and user response to hosting (data centers work in adjacent mode). Don't forget about data transfer speed - yes, the components also greatly affect the host, but much less than with regular hosting.


There are advantages. They are obvious. No need to spend your money on increasing your memory. It is better to store all data in the cloud.The data can be accessed from anywhere in the world.


The fundamental contrast between virtual hosting and cloud hosting is the lack of contractual limitations. Shared hosting plans often come with attractive introductory pricing but require a commitment to a long-term contract, such as 36 months. Not renewing your subscription at the end of this period can result in significant financial penalties. In contrast, cloud hosting plans can be used for as long as required and can be discontinued as soon as any issues arise, with no contractual obligations.

Cloud hosting may not be necessary for every website, as it is generally suitable for sites with at least 200,000 visitors or with occasional traffic spikes, possibly linked to seasonal promotions. In such cases, autoscaling features can be utilized to automatically adjust CPU and RAM requirements, enabling efficient resource allocation and lowering web hosting costs.

It is essential to analyze your website's needs and examine the advantages and disadvantages of different hosting options before making a final decision. This ensures that you choose a hosting plan that is tailored to your specific needs and budget constraints.


This is a very vague question and the term itself.
Cloud hosting can mean a lot of things:

- the site itself for the operation of the site on the hosting,

- in some cases, the hoster has a VPS virtual machine. That is, the services work "in the cloud" - in the data center, via the Internet, and not locally at your home and therefore are available everywhere.

As a rule, this is a set of services for remote work of something via the Internet.


Hi. Sooner or later you will find a limit on the use of physical memory for hasting. Then you have to buy a lot of things to ensure the work. Don't forget about backup. With the cloud, this problem is solved, firstly, much easier. Secondly, 24/7 access from anywhere in the world. There is no physical connection to the server. Well, the main thing is the speed of administration. and problem solving is disproportionately higher.
My advice. Cloud, cloud and more cloud.



Virtual hosting services are paid monthly. When using cloud hosting, the user pays only for the amount of resources that he or she has used up. Virtual hosting is based on one server, and cloud hosting is based on several servers, which ensures the smooth operation of the site. Well, the conversion rate in cloud hosting is noticeably higher, due to the fact that all site resources are loaded from several servers.