Data Compression in Cloud Hosting
The cloud internet hosting platform where your cloud hosting account shall be created uses the outstanding ZFS file system. The LZ4 compression method that the latter uses is greater in lots of aspects, and not only does it compress data better than any compression method that a number of other file systems use, but it's also a lot quicker. The gains can be significant particularly on compressible content which includes website files. Although it could sound illogical, uncompressing data with LZ4 is faster than reading uncompressed data from a hard disk, so the performance of each and every website hosted on our servers shall be upgraded. The better and quicker compression rates also make it possible for us to generate numerous daily backups of the entire content in each web hosting account, so in the event you delete something by mistake, the last backup that we have will not be more than several hours old. This can be done as the backups take a lot less space and their generation is fast enough, to not affect the performance of our servers.
Data Compression in Semi-dedicated Servers
Your semi-dedicated server account will be created on a cloud platform that is run on the state-of-the-art ZFS file system. The aforementioned uses a compression algorithm known as LZ4, that is much better than all the other algorithms in terms of compression ratio and speed. The gain is visible especially when data is being uncompressed and not only is LZ4 a lot faster than other algorithms, but it is also quicker in uncompressing data than a system is in reading from a HDD. This is why sites running on a platform which employs LZ4 compression perform better because the algorithm is most efficient when it processes compressible data i.e. web content. An additional advantage of using LZ4 is that the backups of the semi-dedicated accounts that we keep need less space and they're generated a lot quicker, which enables us to have a couple of daily backups of your files and databases.