A solid-state drive (SSD) is a media that uses flash modules in order to save data. The SSDs remain fairly new and more expensive when compared to classic hard disk drives (HDD), yet they're much faster, so they are often employed for Operating Systems and apps on both home PCs and hosting servers. An SSD is recommended as it does not have spinning disks which restrict its speed and can even cause overheating as it may happen with an HDD. A lot of companies work with SSDs for caching purposes, so all content that is accessed more often will be located on this kind of drives, while all other content will be stored on ordinary HDDs. The reason to use this type of a configuration is to balance the price and performance of their Internet hosting platform and to minimize the load on the HDDs resulting from countless reading and writing processes.

SSD with Data Caching in Cloud Web Hosting

If you host your sites in a cloud web hosting account from our company, you'll definitely notice their fantastic performance. This is because our cloud platform uses solely SSD drives for all the files, e-mails and databases and we do not use HDDs for any part of the website hosting service. Along with the cutting-edge ZFS file system, this setup will boost the speed of your sites tremendously. For load-balancing, we also use numerous SSDs for caching purposes only. All content that generates increased traffic or creates a lot of reading/writing processes is duplicated on them automatically, so the load on the main drives will be reduced, thus the overall performance of all Internet sites hosted with us will improve. The latter subsequently prolongs the life of the main drives and decreases the potential for a disk failure, that is a further guarantee for the reliability of all content which you upload to your account.

SSD with Data Caching in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you register for one of our semi-dedicated server solutions, we'll keep your content on SSD drives and this is valid not just for the files, but also for all the databases and email messages. Thus, your script-driven apps and webmail will load very fast. We employ dedicated SSDs for caching as well. Traffic-intensive site content is cloned automatically on these drives, so we make certain that a number of heavy websites that generate a considerable amount of reading and writing processes won't affect the other websites which share the exact same drive. By reduction of the overall system load we also raise the lifespan of the main storage disks and lower the possibility of a disk failure, so by employing SSD drives for caching purposes, we add another level of protection for your website content.