Data Compression in Website Hosting
The compression algorithm used by the ZFS file system which runs on our cloud hosting platform is named LZ4. It can improve the performance of any site hosted in a website hosting account on our end as not only does it compress data significantly better than algorithms employed by other file systems, but it also uncompresses data at speeds which are higher than the HDD reading speeds. This can be done by using a lot of CPU processing time, which is not a problem for our platform for the reason that it uses clusters of powerful servers working together. One more advantage of LZ4 is that it allows us to generate backups much more rapidly and on reduced disk space, so we will have a couple of daily backups of your files and databases and their generation won't affect the performance of the servers. This way, we could always restore the content that you could have deleted by accident.
Data Compression in Semi-dedicated Hosting
The semi-dedicated hosting plans that we supply are created on a powerful cloud hosting platform that runs on the ZFS file system. ZFS works with a compression algorithm known as LZ4 that exceeds any other algorithm you can find in terms of speed and data compression ratio when it comes to processing website content. This is valid especially when data is uncompressed because LZ4 does that more rapidly than it would be to read uncompressed data from a hard disk drive and because of this, Internet sites running on a platform where LZ4 is present will work quicker. We can take full advantage of this feature despite of the fact that it requires quite a large amount of CPU processing time as our platform uses a huge number of powerful servers working together and we don't create accounts on just a single machine like many companies do. There's another reward of using LZ4 - given that it compresses data rather well and does that very quickly, we can also make several daily backups of all accounts without influencing the performance of the servers and keep them for an entire month. By doing this, you can always bring back any content that you erase by accident.