A solid-state drive (SSD) is a media which uses flash modules to store data. The SSDs are still fairly new and more pricey compared to classic hard disk drives (HDD), yet they're much faster, so they are frequently used for Operating Systems and apps on both desktops and web hosting servers. An SSD is recommended because it does not have spinning disks which restrict its speed and may cause overheating like it may happen with an HDD. Numerous companies employ SSDs for caching purposes, so all the website content that is accessed more frequently will be held on this kind of drives, while all other content will be kept on conventional HDDs. The main reason to use such a configuration is to balance the cost and performance of their hosting platform and to decrease the load on the HDDs resulting from numerous reading and writing processes.

SSD with Data Caching in Cloud Hosting

In case you host your Internet sites in a cloud hosting account with us, you'll definitely notice their fantastic performance. This is because our cloud platform uses solely SSD drives for all of the files, e-mails and databases and we don't use HDDs for any part of the web hosting service. Together with the cutting-edge ZFS file system, this setup will raise the speed of your websites drastically. For load-balancing, we also use multiple SSDs for caching purposes only. All content that generates increased traffic or causes plenty of reading/writing processes is duplicated on them automatically, so that the load on the primary drives will be reduced, thus the overall performance of all websites hosted with us will be better. The aforementioned in turn prolongs the life of the primary drives and decreases the chance of a disk failure, that is an additional warranty for the integrity of all content which you upload to your account.

SSD with Data Caching in Semi-dedicated Hosting

In case you need speed and outstanding performance for your Internet sites, our semi-dedicated hosting accounts shall be a really suitable solution because they're generated on a cloud platform which uses SSDs for each part of the service - e-mails, databases and files. This way, every single Internet site that you host with us will load fast. Similar to other providers, we also use SSDs for caching, but since all storage drives are solid-state ones, you'll be able to take advantage of the high performance at all times and whatever the type of your Internet sites. The caching drives are used for load-balancing and all of the frequently accessed content is copied to them, which both decreases the load and provides the fantastic performance of all sites which load directly from the primary drives. The lifespan of the latter will also be increased considering that there'll be considerably less reading and writing processes on them.