Granite Web is always looking at ways to provide our clients with a better experience.
To that end, we are pleased to announce we have just completed the upgrade of our shared hosting environment.
The primary upgrade involved replacing all SATA drives with Solid State Drives (SSD). These SSD drives surpass regular SATA drives in every aspect. They are up to 15 times faster and up to 10 times more reliable. They are also energy saving and CPU resource saving. We use these drives in Raid-10 arrays to further improve performance and maximize reliability.
We have also significantly upgraded the number of core processors and memory. These upgrades will provide extra capacity for visitor traffic spikes.
Since this upgrade, we have noticed an overall server load drop of about 60%. Client websites, on average, are now loading up to 300% faster than they did before the upgrade!!!