A solid-state drive (SSD) is a media which uses flash modules so as to store information. The solid-state drives are still fairly new and more expensive compared to classic hard disk drives (HDD), however they're much faster, so they are quite often employed for Operating Systems and apps on both home computer systems and web hosting servers. An SSD is preferred as it does not have spinning disks that restrict its speed and can cause overheating as it could happen with an HDD. A large number of companies work with SSDs for caching purposes, so any website content which is accessed more often will be held on this type of drives, while all the other content will be held on standard HDDs. The reason to use such a configuration is to balance the cost and overall performance of their Internet hosting platform and to minimize the load on the HDDs resulting from numerous reading and writing processes.

SSD with Data Caching in Cloud Hosting

We use exclusively SSDs on our state-of-the-art cloud web hosting platform and we've removed all HDDs on the production servers as to offer improved loading speeds for every aspect of our services - files, e-mails and databases. This way, any content which you upload to your cloud hosting account will be accessible very quickly. In order to improve the performance of the sites hosted on our end even more, we also use multiple SSDs which work solely as cache - our system saves frequently accessed content on them and upgrades it automatically. We take advantage of such a setup to make sure that traffic-intensive sites will never influence the performance of the other sites hosted on our platform and that way all other sites can also take advantage of the speed which the SSD drives provide. Furthermore, since the load on the main drives is reduced, their life-span shall be longer, which is one more guarantee for the safety and integrity of your data.

SSD with Data Caching in Semi-dedicated Servers

Provided you want speed and top-notch performance for your Internet sites, our semi-dedicated server accounts will be a really suitable solution since they are created on a cloud platform that uses SSDs for every part of the service - emails, databases and files. This way, every site that you host with us will load fast. Similar to other service 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 all the time and whatever the nature of your websites. The caching solid-state drives are used for load-balancing and all the frequently accessed content is copied on them, which both lowers the load and guarantees the good performance of all Internet sites that load from the main drives. The lifespan of the latter will also be increased as there'll be significantly less reading and writing processes on them.