A solid-state drive (SSD) boosts the performance of every app running on it in comparison with an ordinary hard-disk drive (HDD). The reason is that an SSD employs a variety of interconnected flash memory modules, so there're no physical parts to move. In contrast, an HDD features spinning disks and any reading or writing process causes the disks to spin, which means that the speed of an HDD is limited. Because the cost of the two kinds of drives are different as well, numerous personal computers and web servers are set up with an SSD for the OS and random applications, and an HDD for file storage, this way balancing cost and effectiveness. An Internet hosting service provider can also use a solid-state drive for caching purposes, which means that files which are used repeatedly will be saved on such a drive for accomplishing better loading speeds and for minimizing the reading/writing processes on the HDDs.

SSD with Data Caching in Cloud Website Hosting

Our modern cloud hosting platform employs exclusively SSD drives, so in case you obtain any of our cloud website hosting plans, you can take advantage of the speed that the drives provide. We no longer use hard drives, so your files, databases and emails will all load from quick SSDs. For even better performance, we also use caching SSDs. A number of drives are used by our system for any 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 primary drives is lowered, so we can provide fantastic performance for all sorts of sites irrespective of how often they're accessed and prevent a situation where some Internet sites are affected by too many reading and writing processes generated by others. This setup also improves the lifespan of the primary drives and reduces the chance of disk failure.