Data Compression in Cloud Web Hosting
The ZFS file system that is run on our cloud web hosting platform employs a compression algorithm named LZ4. The aforementioned is a lot faster and better than any other algorithm you will find, especially for compressing and uncompressing non-binary data i.e. internet content. LZ4 even uncompresses data faster than it is read from a hard disk, which improves the overall performance of sites hosted on ZFS-based platforms. As the algorithm compresses data really well and it does that very fast, we can generate several backup copies of all the content kept in the cloud web hosting accounts on our servers every day. Both your content and its backups will need reduced space and since both ZFS and LZ4 work extremely fast, the backup generation will not influence the performance of the web servers where your content will be kept.
Data Compression in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you host your websites in a semi-dedicated hosting account from our company, you'll be able to experience the advantages of LZ4 - the powerful compression algorithm used by the ZFS file system that is behind our advanced cloud Internet hosting platform. What differentiates LZ4 from all other algorithms out there is that it has a higher compression ratio and it is much quicker, in particular with regard to uncompressing website content. It does that even faster than uncompressed info can be read from a hard disk drive, so your Internet sites will perform better. The higher speed is at the expense of using a lot of CPU processing time, that is not a problem for our platform since it consists of multiple clusters working together. Together with the better performance, you will also have multiple daily backups at your disposal, so you'll be able to restore any deleted content with a few clicks. The backups are available for a whole month and we can afford to keep them as they take considerably less space than standard backups.