Every company wants high quality website, that is highly visible in search engines. As everything is interrelated, to achieve this, it is necessary to pick the right web hosting provider. That guarantee low downtime, high performance and security.
The first question always come first – “How to find a reliable web hosting provider?”. This exists since the dawn of Internet, but if you want to keep up with latest technology, the best choice is SSD cloud web hosting.
Most of today's website are database driven, based on some of the most popular open source CMS like Joomla, Drupal, vBulletin, Magento, etc... All these content management systems require intensive Input/Output operations and fast connection with Database.
Realistically for small blog based on WordPress, you probably might not have much of a problem with any cheap shared hosting, but one middle of the road e-commerce website or high traffic blog need a bit more in terms of speed and security.
Advantages of SSD Web Hosting
One of the main advantage, of SSD web hosting is fast speed, especially on high number of simultaneous connections, at that point SSD web hosts are about 300% faster compared to "old school" HDD. This is because SSD latency is much lower compared to HDD. Additionally de-fragmentation is not necessary.
Since there are is no rotation and mechanics in SSD is more secured, doesn't consume much electricity and for that reason, overheating isn't possible. And SSD in RAID, now we are talking about strong security and speed.
There is one disadvantage – SSD web hosting is few bugs more expensive. Well, I personally don't think that paying few dollars more matters for serious business. Everybody aim at high speed and security. Cheap web hosting services always end up to be more expensive and sometimes everything can turn into disaster.
Scalability and The Cloud
Every web project start small with assumption that it will grown and expand in time. Scalability is another issue that every web developer and company should think about. A new trend in web hosting are cloud servers based on popular Linux distribution – Cloud Linux.
Having “website in the cloud” guarantee lower loading time, better security (when CloudFlare is used) and extra system resources to be used during traffic spikes.
Hybrid servers are another new trends that worth discussing. Under heavy loads Apache performance is poor, even on highly optimized website. Hybrid server solutions based on Nginx/Apache is probably the only think that can hold your website loading time reasonable on heavy traffic loads.
Please do not hesitate to leave a comment below, if you have a question regarding cloud web hosting and SSD web hosting.