A solid-state drive (SSD) is a media that uses flash modules to store info. The solid-state drives are still relatively new and more expensive compared to classic hard disk drives (HDD), yet they're much faster, so they are ordinarily employed for Operating Systems and applications on both home PCs and hosting servers. An SSD is preferred as it does not have spinning disks that limit its speed and can cause overheating like it may happen with an HDD. A large number of companies work with SSDs for caching purposes, so all of the website content that is accessed more often will be kept on this kind of drives, while all the other content will be kept on ordinary HDDs. The main reason to use this type of a setup is to balance the cost and overall performance of their Internet hosting platform and to decrease the load on the HDDs caused by intense reading and writing processes.

SSD with Data Caching in Shared Hosting

We use exclusively SSDs on our state-of-the-art cloud hosting platform and we have eliminated all HDDs on our production servers as to ensure lightning-fast loading speeds for every part of our services - files, emails and databases. That way, all the content that you upload to your shared hosting account will be reachable very quickly. To enhance the overall performance of the websites hosted on our end even further, we also use a number of SSDs that function solely as cache - our system stores repeatedly accessed content on them and upgrades it instantly. We use this type of a setup to make sure that traffic-intensive Internet sites don't influence the performance of the other sites hosted on our platform and that way all other Internet sites can also take full advantage of the speed that the SSD drives provide. Furthermore, due to the fact that the load on the main drives is decreased, their lifespan will be longer, that's one more guarantee for the safety and stability of your data.

SSD with Data Caching in Semi-dedicated Servers

In case you need speed and high-end performance for your Internet sites, our semi-dedicated server accounts will be a very suitable solution because they're generated on a cloud platform which uses SSDs for each aspect of the service - email addresses, databases and files. This way, each and every website 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 high performance all of the time and irrespective of the type of your sites. 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 fantastic performance of all websites which load straight from the main drives. The lifespan of the latter is also increased because there will be considerably less reading and writing processes on them.