A solid-state drive is really quicker than any conventional hard-disk drive. This is because a hard-disk drive employs rotating disks, which can rotate only so fast and the more information is read and written, the slower and warmer they become, whereas an SDD uses modules of flash memory, hence there aren't any actually moving parts. The access speeds for an SSD are significantly higher, which makes this type of drives an ideal solution any time speed is needed. That's why SSDs are in many cases employed for the Operating System on a PC and for saving data that is accessed regularly on web servers. A large number of service providers also use a combination of both drives, so they store the data on hard drives, but they use several SSDs so as to cache the more often used data and due to this fact, the data loads a lot quicker while the load on the HDDs is lowered as their disks have to spin less often in order to read and write.

SSD with Data Caching in Shared Web Hosting

We use only SSDs on our state-of-the-art cloud hosting platform and we have eliminated all HDDs on our production servers in order to provide improved loading speeds for every aspect of our services - files, e-mails and databases. Thus, all the content which you upload to your shared web hosting account will be reachable very fast. In order to boost the performance of the sites hosted on our end even further, we also use a number of SSDs which function exclusively as cache - our system stores frequently accessed content on them and upgrades it instantly. We use this type of a configuration to ensure that multi-media heavy sites do not influence the performance of the other Internet sites hosted on our platform and that way all other sites can also take full advantage of the speed which the SSD drives provide. In addition, given that the load on the main drives is reduced, their lifespan will be longer, that's one more warranty for the security and integrity of your data.

SSD with Data Caching in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All semi-dedicated hosting accounts that we provide are created on a cloud platform which employs exclusively SSD drives. We don't use HDDs anymore, so your Internet sites will load quickly since we use SSDs for every aspect of the service - files, databases and email addresses. As some customers may host Internet sites which are more frequently visited than others, we also use numerous drives for caching. Our system finds all the content that is accessed more regularly and copies 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 sites will not influence the performance of the rest of the websites which are stored on the very same main drive. Using caching drives also increases the lifespan of the main storage SSDs and decreases the probability of disk failures.