A solid-state drive (SSD) is a media which uses flash modules in order to store information. The SSDs remain fairly new and more expensive compared to standard hard disk drives (HDD), however they're considerably faster, so they are often used for Operating Systems and applications on both PCs and web hosting servers. An SSD is recommended as it does not have spinning disks which limit its speed and could cause overheating as it could happen with an HDD. A lot of companies use SSDs for caching purposes, so all content which is accessed more frequently will be located on this type of drives, while all other content will be stored on ordinary HDDs. The reason to use this kind of a configuration 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 notice their exceptional performance. The reason is that our cloud platform uses solely SSD drives for all files, emails and databases and we do not use HDDs for any part of the Internet hosting service. Together with the innovative ZFS file system, this configuration will boost the speed of your websites drastically. For load-balancing, we also use numerous SSDs for caching purposes only. All of the content which generates more traffic or creates lots of reading/writing processes is duplicated on them promptly, so that the load on the main drives will be lower, thus the overall performance of all sites hosted with us will be better. The latter subsequently prolongs the life of the primary drives and reduces the potential for a disk failure, which is another guarantee for the reliability of all content which you upload to your account.

SSD with Data Caching in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you purchase one of our semi-dedicated server packages, your Internet sites will be stored on a cloud platform that uses only SSD drives for the storing of files, databases and email messages. Together with the revolutionary ZFS file system that we use, this configuration provides extremely fast loading speed for every web application hosted on our end. To ensure that the Internet sites of one user will not affect the ones of another one, we also use a number of SSDs as cache - our system detects files that are accessed more frequently and copies them, so they start loading from the caching drives. The content on the latter is refreshed dynamically and consequently we can balance the load on all of the drives, warrant their extended life-span, lower the risk of disk failures and, of course, offer you a quick and reliable Internet hosting service.