RAID in Shared Website Hosting
The SSD drives that our cutting-edge cloud web hosting platform employs for storage work in RAID-Z. This kind of RAID is intended to work with the ZFS file system that runs on the platform and it employs the so-called parity disk - a specific drive where data saved on the other drives is copied with an additional bit added to it. In the event that one of the disks stops functioning, your Internet sites will continue working from the other ones and as soon as we replace the malfunctioning one, the information that will be duplicated on it will be rebuilt from what is stored on the rest of the drives as well as the information from the parity disk. This is done in order to be able to recalculate the elements of every single file adequately and to validate the integrity of the data copied on the new drive. This is an additional level of security for the information which you upload to your shared website hosting account together with the ZFS file system which analyzes a unique digital fingerprint for every single file on all of the disk drives in real time.