A solid-state drive (SSD) enhances the performance of each application running on it in comparison with a regular hard-disk drive (HDD). The reason is that an SSD works by using many different interconnected flash memory modules, so there're no physical parts to move. In comparison, a hard disk employs spinning disks and any reading or writing process causes the disks to move, which means that the speed of an HDD is fixed. Since the cost of the two kinds of drives also differ, many computer systems and web servers are equipped with an SSD for the OS and random applications, and a hard disk for file storage, thus balancing price and effectiveness. A website hosting provider may also use an SSD for caching purposes, so files which are accessed frequently will be stored on this type of a drive for reaching improved loading speeds and for minimizing the reading/writing processes on the hard disks.

SSD with Data Caching in Hosting

In case you host your websites in a hosting account from our company, you will definitely notice their fantastic performance. The reason is that our cloud platform uses only SSD drives for all the files, email addresses and databases and we don't use HDDs for any part of the hosting service. Together with the state-of-the-art ZFS file system, this configuration will boost the speed of your websites substantially. For load-balancing, we also use numerous SSDs for caching purposes only. All of the content that generates increased traffic or causes lots of reading/writing processes is copied on them instantly, so that the load on the primary drives will be lower, thus the overall performance of all sites hosted on our end will be better. The latter subsequently prolongs the life of the main drives and lessens the possibility of a disk failure, which is one more warranty for the reliability of any content that you upload to your account.

SSD with Data Caching in Semi-dedicated Servers

In case you buy one of our semi-dedicated server packages, your websites will be stored on a cloud platform that employs exclusively SSD drives for the storage of files, databases and e-mail messages. Along with the revolutionary ZFS file system that we use, this configuration guarantees fast loading speed for each web application hosted on our end. To ensure that the Internet sites of one customer will not affect the ones of another one, we also use multiple SSDs as cache - our system identifies files that are accessed more frequently and clones them, so that they start loading from the caching drives. The content on the latter is updated dynamically and as a result we can balance the load on all drives, guarantee their long life-span, reduce the risk of disk failures and, of course, offer you a super fast and reliable website hosting service.