A solid-state drive (SSD) is a media that uses flash modules to save data. The solid-state drives remain fairly new and more expensive compared to classic hard disk drives (HDD), but they're faster, so they are quite often employed for Operating Systems and applications on both personal computers and servers. An SSD is preferred because it doesn't have spinning disks which restrict its speed and may even cause overheating like it may happen with an HDD. Most companies use SSDs for caching purposes, so all site content which is accessed more often will be held on this type of drives, while all the other content will be kept on regular HDDs. The reason to use such a setup is to balance the cost and performance of their hosting platform and to reduce the load on the HDDs resulting from intense reading and writing processes.

SSD with Data Caching in Website Hosting

Our state-of-the-art cloud website hosting platform employs solely SSD drives, so if you purchase any of our website hosting plans, you'll benefit from the speed that the drives provide. We no longer use hard disk drives, so your files, databases and emails will all load from extremely fast SSDs. For even improved performance, we use caching SSDs. Multiple drives are used by our system for every file that's accessed more frequently and the data on these drives is dynamically updated to ensure that all of the traffic-intensive files load from them. That way, the load on the main drives is decreased, so we can guarantee excellent performance for all sorts of websites irrespective of how frequently they're accessed and avoid a situation where some websites are affected by an excessive number of reading and writing processes generated by others. This setup also improves the lifespan of the main drives and reduces the risk of disk failure.

SSD with Data Caching in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All semi-dedicated hosting accounts that we provide are made on a cloud platform that uses exclusively SSD drives. We don't use HDDs anymore, so your websites will load amazingly quickly as we employ SSDs for every part of the service - files, databases and email addresses. Considering that some people may host Internet sites that could be more popular than others, we also use a number of drives for caching. Our system detects all of the content that is loaded more frequently and clones it on these drives in order to load it from them. This configuration is used for load-balancing purposes as we make sure that several reading/writing intensive websites will not affect the performance of the other Internet sites which are stored on the same main drive. Using caching drives also increases the life-span of the main storage SSDs and decreases the chance of disk failures.