Our Servers Recently Upgraded with Solid State Drives (SSD) for MySQL

prodSSD-sh103s3-thumbOur servers have been upgraded with the worlds best Solid State Hard Drives (SSD) to deliver mysql performance up to 56% faster than standard Hard Drives.

What is SSD?

A solid-state drive is a data storage device using integrated circuit assemblies as memory to store data persistently. SSD technology uses electronic interfaces compatible with traditional block input/output hard disk drives, thus permitting simple replacement in common applications.

– http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ssd

Our Solid State Drives (SSD) offer I/O Rates and access times that are impossible to achieve with a traditional disk based system. Open Interactive’s Solid State Drives are ideal for high availability web applications because I/O wait times and bottlenecks will be virtually eliminated and your servers processing power and bandwidth will be fully utilized.

What this means for your website

This means your WordPress, Ecommerce or other Database enabled websites will run faster and be able to process more database requests even during high traffic times.

About Joe Schwab

Joe’s early passion for art and music led him to study fine art at the Laguna College of Art & Design. With this background in art and design, he pursued work as a graphic designer. While working with website hosting companies and marketing firms in southern california, he gained invaluable technical knowledge and experience that would shape his career. Working within the challenging limitations of the early days of the web, Joe leveraged his problem solving skills to become the rare web developer who could bridge the gap between the disciplines of design and programming.