A solid-state drive is significantly quicker than any regular hard-disk drive. The reason is that an HDD employs rotating disks, which can rotate only so fast and the more data is read and written, the sluggish and warmer they become, whereas an SDD takes advantage of modules of flash memory, therefore there aren't any physically moving components. The access speeds for an SSD are a lot higher, which makes these drives the best solution if speed is needed. That's why SSDs are often employed for the Operating System on a computer system and for keeping data that is used often on hosting servers. Many providers also use a combination of both drives, so they save the data on hard-disks, but they use one or more SSDs so as to cache the more often used data and consequently, the data loads a lot quicker while the load on the HDDs is reduced as their disks need to spin less frequently in order to read and write.

SSD with Data Caching in Cloud Hosting

Our modern cloud hosting platform uses solely SSD drives, so if you obtain any of our cloud hosting solutions, you'll take advantage of the speed that these drives provide. We no longer use hard disk drives, so your files, databases and e-mail messages will all load from extremely fast SSDs. For even better performance, we also use caching solid-state drives. A number of drives are used by our system for every file that's accessed often and the data on these drives is dynamically refreshed to make sure that all the traffic-intensive files load from them. That way, the load on the primary drives is reduced, so we can provide perfect performance for all types of sites regardless of how frequently they are accessed and prevent a situation where some sites are affected by an excessive number of reading and writing processes created by others. This setup also improves the lifespan of the main drives and decreases the risk of disk failure.