A solid-state drive (SSD) is a media that uses flash modules to store info. The SSDs remain fairly new and more expensive than the standard hard disk drives (HDD), however they are considerably faster, so they are frequently used for Operating Systems and apps on both home PCs and servers. An SSD is recommended as it does not have spinning disks that restrict its speed and may cause overheating like it may happen with an HDD. Lots of companies employ SSDs for caching purposes, so any website content which is accessed more often will be located on such drives, while all other content will be located on regular HDDs. The reason to use this kind of a configuration is to balance the price and performance of their web hosting platform and to lower the load on the HDDs caused by numerous reading and writing processes.

SSD with Data Caching in Web Hosting

Our top-notch cloud hosting platform uses exclusively SSD drives, so if you go for any of our web hosting solutions, you can take advantage of the speed that these drives provide. We no longer use hard disks, so your files, databases and emails will all load from extremely fast SSDs. For even better performance, we use caching solid-state drives. Multiple drives are used by our system for each file that is accessed more regularly and the data on these drives is dynamically updated to ensure that all the traffic-intensive files load from them. This way, the load on the main drives is decreased, so we can ensure exceptional performance for all sorts of Internet sites no matter how frequently they're accessed and prevent a situation where some websites are affected by an excessive number of reading and writing processes created by others. This setup also improves the lifespan of the primary drives and reduces the risk of disk failure.

SSD with Data Caching in Semi-dedicated Hosting

If you want speed and fantastic performance for your websites, our semi-dedicated hosting accounts shall be a really suitable solution because they're created on a cloud platform which uses SSDs for all aspects of the service - e-mail addresses, databases and files. That way, each and every Internet 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 will be able to take advantage of the good performance all the time and whatever the type of your sites. The caching solid-state drives are used for load-balancing and all frequently accessed content is copied to them, which both reduces the load and guarantees the good performance of all websites that load directly from the primary drives. The lifespan of the latter will also be increased since there'll be a lot less reading and writing processes on them.