RAID in Shared Website Hosting
The SSD drives that our cutting-edge cloud Internet hosting platform uses for storage operate in RAID-Z. This sort 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 information saved on the other drives is cloned with an additional bit added to it. In case one of the disks stops functioning, your sites will continue working from the other ones and as soon as we replace the malfunctioning one, the info that will be duplicated on it will be rebuilt from what is stored on the remaining drives as well as the data from the parity disk. This is performed in order to be able to recalculate the elements of every file correctly and to authenticate the integrity of the information duplicated on the new drive. This is one more level of security for the info which you upload to your shared website hosting account along with the ZFS file system that compares a unique digital fingerprint for each file on all the hard drives in real time.