A solid-state drive (SSD) is a media which uses flash modules so as to save info. The solid-state drives remain relatively new and more pricey compared to standard hard disk drives (HDD), however they are much faster, so they are frequently used for Operating Systems and apps on both home computer systems and web servers. An SSD is preferred because it doesn't have spinning disks that restrict its speed and may even cause overheating as it could happen with an HDD. A large number of companies employ SSDs for caching purposes, so all the site content which is accessed more frequently will be stored on this kind of drives, while all the other content will be stored on regular HDDs. The reason to use this kind of a configuration is to balance the price and overall performance of their Internet hosting platform and to reduce the load on the HDDs resulting from numerous reading and writing processes.

SSD with Data Caching in Shared Website Hosting

We use exclusively SSDs on our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform and we've removed all HDDs on the production servers so as to ensure outstanding loading speeds for every aspect of our services - files, e-mails and databases. Thus, all of the content that you upload to your shared website hosting account will be reachable very quickly. In order to enhance the overall performance of the websites hosted on our end even further, we also use a number of SSDs that function only as cache - our system stores frequently accessed content on them and upgrades it without delay. We use this kind of a setup to make sure that multi-media loaded sites will not affect the performance of the other Internet sites hosted on our platform and this way all other websites can also take full advantage of the speed which the SSD drives provide. In addition, since the load on the main drives is reduced, their lifespan will be longer, that is one more warranty for the safety and stability of your info.

SSD with Data Caching in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Provided you want speed and excellent performance for your websites, our semi-dedicated hosting accounts shall be a very suitable solution since they are made on a cloud platform which employs SSDs for each part of the service - emails, databases and files. This way, every website that you host here will load fast. Just like other 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 high performance all the time and whatever the nature of your Internet sites. The caching drives are used for load-balancing and all frequently accessed content is copied to them, which both decreases the load and provides the good performance of all websites which load from the main drives. The lifespan of the latter is also increased because there'll be substantially less reading and writing processes on them.