Data Compression in Cloud Hosting
The compression algorithm that we employ on the cloud internet hosting platform where your new cloud hosting account shall be created is known as LZ4 and it is used by the revolutionary ZFS file system which powers the platform. The algorithm is greater than the ones other file systems employ as its compression ratio is higher and it processes data significantly faster. The speed is most noticeable when content is being uncompressed as this happens at a faster rate than information can be read from a hard disk drive. Because of this, LZ4 improves the performance of each and every website hosted on a server which uses this particular algorithm. We take advantage of LZ4 in an additional way - its speed and compression ratio let us make several daily backups of the whole content of all accounts and store them for a month. Not only do our backups take less space, but also their generation doesn't slow the servers down like it often happens with various other file systems.