Data Compression in Cloud Website Hosting
The compression algorithm which we work with on the cloud hosting platform where your new cloud website hosting account shall be created is known as LZ4 and it is used by the advanced ZFS file system which powers the system. The algorithm is much better than the ones other file systems employ since its compression ratio is much higher and it processes data considerably quicker. The speed is most noticeable when content is being uncompressed as this happens more quickly than data can be read from a hard disk drive. Therefore, LZ4 improves the performance of every Internet site located on a server which uses this particular algorithm. We take advantage of LZ4 in an additional way - its speed and compression ratio let us produce multiple daily backups of the whole content of all accounts and store them for one month. Not only do the backup copies take less space, but also their generation doesn't slow the servers down like it often happens with some other file systems.
Data Compression in Semi-dedicated Servers
The ZFS file system that runs on the cloud platform where your semi-dedicated server account will be created uses a powerful compression algorithm called LZ4. It's among the best algorithms out there and positively the most efficient one when it comes to compressing and uncompressing website content, as its ratio is very high and it will uncompress data faster than the same data can be read from a hard drive if it were uncompressed. Thus, using LZ4 will accelerate any kind of Internet site that runs on a platform where the algorithm is present. The high performance requires plenty of CPU processing time, that's provided by the large number of clusters working together as part of our platform. Furthermore, LZ4 allows us to generate several backups of your content every day and have them for one month as they will take much less space than regular backups and will be generated much faster without loading the servers.