When you use a script-driven app for your Internet site, any info which both you and the site users create will be stored inside a database - a collection of information, that is arranged in cells and tables for easier reading and writing. The latter is carried out through special software referred to as database management system and one of the most well-known ones world-wide is MySQL. A lot of script applications are created to work with MySQL because it is convenient to use, it works very well on a web hosting server and it is universal as it can work with famous web programming languages (PHP, Perl, Python, Java) and on various server Operating Systems (Linux, UNIX, Windows). There are thousands of scripts which use MySQL, including extremely popular ones for instance WordPress, Joomla and Moodle.
MySQL 5 Databases in Shared Hosting
The in-house built Hepsia Control Panel included with our Linux shared hosting allows you to manage all your MySQL databases effortlessly. It requires only a couple of clicks to create a new database and with just one more click you could back it up if you'd like to have a copy before you update your site, for example. You shall be able to change the password, delete a database or permit remote access to it just as easily. For the latter option you can pick the IP addresses which will be able to connect to the database remotely to make sure that unauthorized people shall not be able to access your info. If you wish to view the database content or edit any cell or table using the CP, you should use phpMyAdmin, a powerful web-based interface. Using any of our script-driven applications shall also be easy as our script installer will create a database for the script which you have chosen automatically.
MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Servers
You shall be able to use any script that requires MySQL with each of our Linux semi-dedicated plans given that we have the most up-to-date version set up on all web servers - MySQL 5. Via our in-house built Hepsia website hosting CP, you'll be able to swiftly set up or delete a database, modify its password, back it up with one mouse click or check out the hourly and daily access statistics for it. If you would like to manage the content of a database directly, not by using a script, you'll have two options - either using the web interface of the phpMyAdmin tool, that's available inside the CP, or using an application installed on your PC since we support remote database access. For the abovementioned option, you will need to include your IP address from the web hosting account first as an additional level of security against unauthorized access to your info.