A solid-state drive (SSD) is a media that uses flash modules so as to save info. The solid-state drives remain fairly new and more pricey compared to classic hard disk drives (HDD), yet they are much faster, so they are often employed for Operating Systems and applications on both home computer systems and hosting servers. An SSD is recommended because it doesn't have spinning disks which restrict its speed and could cause overheating like it could happen with an HDD. A number of companies employ SSDs for caching purposes, so all website content which is accessed more often will be kept on this kind of drives, while all the other content will be stored on ordinary HDDs. The reason to use this kind of a setup is to balance the cost and overall performance of their website hosting platform and to lower the load on the HDDs resulting from numerous reading and writing processes.

SSD with Data Caching in Shared Hosting

If you host your Internet sites in a shared hosting account with us, you'll definitely notice their fantastic performance. The reason is that our cloud platform uses exclusively SSD drives for all of the files, email addresses and databases and we don't use HDDs for any part of the website hosting service. Together with the advanced ZFS file system, this setup will boost the speed of your sites considerably. For load-balancing, we also use multiple SSDs for caching purposes only. All content that generates more traffic or creates a lot of reading/writing processes is duplicated on them promptly, so the load on the main drives will be lower, thus the overall performance of all sites hosted with us will be better. The aforementioned in turn prolongs the life of the primary drives and reduces the possibility of a disk failure, that is a further warranty for the reliability of all content which you upload to your account.

SSD with Data Caching in Semi-dedicated Servers

All semi-dedicated server accounts that we provide are made on a cloud platform which uses only SSD drives. We do not use HDDs any longer, so your websites will load extremely fast because we use SSDs for each aspect of the service - files, databases and e-mail addresses. As some customers may host sites which can be more popular than others, we also use a number of drives for caching. Our system detects all the content which is loaded more regularly and duplicates it on these drives in order to load it from them. This configuration is used for load-balancing purposes as we guarantee that several reading/writing intensive sites will not affect the performance of the other sites which are stored on the same main drive. Using caching drives also raises the life-span of the main storage SSDs and decreases the chance of disk failures.