View Full Version : difference between cloud hosting and web hosting?

01-25-2012, 10:46 PM
Cloud hosting is setup on cluster of servers which ensures 100% up time whereas other hosting plans like Shared, VPS are setup on a single physical server, so 100% up time cannot be guaranteed on them.

frank adams
01-27-2012, 05:46 AM
cloud hosting is to access the data from an online server from multiple places while web hosting is creating a website for the specific website..

01-27-2012, 05:09 PM
In a traditional web hosting environment, the company to whom you're paying your monthly fees has a bunch of Windows Server boxes (virtual or otherwise). Each of these has IIS on it and the .NET Framework.
Cloud computing is different. By its very nature it is distributed. When you develop a web application in Windows Azure, there is a chance that there might be 10 different instances of your application running in 10 different data centers throughout the world.