A solid-state drive (SSD) is a media that uses flash modules in order to save information. The solid-state drives remain fairly new and more expensive than the classic hard disk drives (HDD), yet they are much faster, so they are quite often employed for Operating Systems and applications on both home PCs and hosting servers. An SSD is preferred because it doesn't have spinning disks which restrict its speed and can even cause overheating like it could happen with an HDD. A large number of companies work with SSDs for caching purposes, so all the content that is accessed more frequently will be kept on this kind of drives, while all other content will be held on conventional HDDs. The main reason to use this type of a configuration is to balance the cost and overall performance of their Internet hosting platform and to reduce the load on the HDDs caused by numerous reading and writing processes.

SSD with Data Caching in Web Hosting

We use only SSDs on our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform and we have eliminated all HDDs on the production servers so as to offer improved loading speeds for every part of our services - files, e-mails and databases. This way, all the content that you upload to your web hosting account will be reachable amazingly quickly. In order to improve the performance of the sites hosted on our end even more, we also use a number of SSDs that function exclusively as cache - our system stores often accessed content on them and upgrades it instantly. We take advantage of this type of a configuration to make sure that traffic-intensive sites will never affect the performance of the other sites hosted on our platform and this way all other Internet sites can also take full advantage of the speed which the SSD drives provide. Furthermore, due to the fact that the load on the main drives is reduced, their life-span shall be longer, that is one more warranty for the security and stability of your data.

SSD with Data Caching in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you get one of our semi-dedicated hosting packages, your sites will be stored on a cloud platform that uses only SSD drives for the storage of files, databases and email messages. In addition to the cutting-edge ZFS file system that we use, this configuration ensures very fast loading speed for each web app hosted on our end. To guarantee that the Internet sites of one customer won't affect the ones of another one, we also use multiple SSDs as cache - our system identifies files which are accessed more frequently and duplicates them, so that they start loading from the caching drives. The content on the latter is updated dynamically and consequently we can balance the load on all the drives, guarantee their extended life-span, decrease the risk of disk failures and, of course, offer you a super fast and reliable website hosting service.