SSDs can only be written to a limited number of times. This is a challenge, particularly for erasing data and doing so securely, which can vastly reduce performance and shorten SSD drive life.
Solid state drives have dropped in price and the performance benefits to desktop users are immediately obvious to anyone who owns one: your computer will fly. But does this translate into benefits to a website when utilising SSD hosting?
Whether you’re buying a new computer or building your own, you’re going to be subjected to a lot of acronyms and random numbers.
How long will hard drives, SSDs, flash drives continue to work, and how long will they store your data if you use them for archiving?