Data Compression in Shared Website Hosting
The ZFS file system which operates on our cloud Internet hosting platform employs a compression algorithm named LZ4. The aforementioned is substantially faster and better than every other algorithm you can 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 Internet sites hosted on ZFS-based platforms. As the algorithm compresses data quite well and it does that quickly, we are able to generate several backup copies of all the content kept in the shared website hosting accounts on our servers every day. Both your content and its backups will require reduced space and since both ZFS and LZ4 work very quickly, the backup generation will not change the performance of the hosting servers where your content will be stored.
Data Compression in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Your semi-dedicated hosting account will be created on a cloud platform which runs using the innovative ZFS file system. The latter uses a compression algorithm named LZ4, that is far better than all the other algorithms in terms of compression ratio and speed. The gain is significant especially when data is being uncompressed and not only is LZ4 a lot faster than other algorithms, but it is also faster in uncompressing data than a system is in reading from a hard disk drive. Because of this Internet sites running on a platform which employs LZ4 compression perform faster because the algorithm is most effective when it processes compressible data i.e. web content. One more advantage of using LZ4 is that the backup copies of the semi-dedicated accounts that we keep need much less space and they're generated a lot faster, which allows us to have a couple of daily backups of your files and databases.