Last Updated on November 11, 2014 by Ruchir Shastri
SSD stands for Solid State Drives. With SSD based server, access time of websites, databases, E-Commerce applications speeds up significantly. When a visitor is on look out for information on specific topic and in case it is not available at one address, they will shift and search at some other place. It takes few seconds for the user to close the opened tab and move on to next one. If your potential customer have to wait for their much needed information, it is not useful. To speed up your website, it is time to go for web hosting with SSD than the traditional VPS Hosting. SSD offers best performance, more power and extremely low access time compared to Traditional SATA HDD. Preference goes to SSD for bringing speed factor & reliability in web hosting. Here we will learn about various advantages of SSD Web Hosting.
The key advantage is that SSDs are ultra-fast than HDD since there is no physical head movement required. Hence, there is virtually no latency in data access.
2. Great Data Transfer Speed:
Moving parts in HDD slow down drive performance while SSD has no moving parts within it, which makes data transfer extremely faster. With more disk space, a high traffic site can host multiple images, videos and handle incoming traffic.
3. Data Safety:
Data is important to any webmaster with high secured storage capacity and accessibility. As traditional HDD consist of moving parts, it can result in wear and tear. Additionally, there are chances of losing data by some small mishandling. There are no such moving parts in SSD and hence it eliminates all of the above factors of data loss. Hence, your data is extremely safe with SSD.
4. Environment friendly:
HDD consist mechanical components which consumes more power. While with stable memory chips of SSD, there is less usage of Power with the best performance and faster access of data.
5. No cooling needed:
SSDs do not need any cooling as there is no heat generated within it. There is a possibility of reduced lifespan with major temperature changes in drives which does not affect SSD’s.
Since there are no moving components where data is stored on SSD, slow access due to fragmentation that is encountered on traditional SATA drives is not an issue with SSD. Hence, you will get consistently fast performance at all times with SSD.
SSD do not skip any data during data encryption or decryption process to make sure every single piece of information is safe. Also, considering the above factors of physical safety / cooling / etc, the drive is very safe.
8. Various Threats:
Websites with good web presence are more likely to get attacked by any of the threats – malwares, viruses, hardware crash, network failures, etc. With SSD, these threats are completely reduced or avoidable to large extent.
Solid State Drives has microchip technology with more durability. This technology increases the longevity of the drive, reducing repairing cost of drive (if any in future).
Since SSD uses better technology than HDD. With Microchip technology, SSD can withstand in this competitive market. SSDs are more reliable than HDD.
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