If you use a script-driven app for your site, any info that both you and the site users generate will be stored in a database - a collection of information, which is arranged in cells and tables for simpler reading and writing. The latter is carried out by using special software called database management system and one of the most famous ones around the globe is MySQL. A number of script apps are created to work with MySQL because it’s convenient to use, it performs really well on a server and it is universal as it can perform with widely used web programming languages (PHP, Java, Perl, Python) and on several server OS (Linux, UNIX, Windows). There are literally thousands of scripts that use MySQL, including quite popular ones for instance WordPress, Joomla and Moodle.
MySQL 5 Databases in Shared Web Hosting
The in-house built Hepsia CP offered with our Linux shared web hosting will allow you to control all your MySQL databases effortlessly. It takes just a couple of mouse clicks to create a new database and with just one more click you can back it up if you would like to have a copy before you update your website, for instance. You shall be able to change the password, delete a database or allow remote access to it just as easily. For the latter option you can opt for the IP addresses that will be able to connect to the database remotely in order to make sure that unauthorized people shall not be able to access your info. If you'd like to see the database content or change any cell or table through the Control Panel, you may use phpMyAdmin, a powerful web-based interface. Using any of our script-driven apps will also be quite simple as our script installer will create a database for the script which you have picked automatically.
MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You will be able to use any script that requires MySQL with any of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting due to the fact that we have the most current version installed on all web servers - MySQL 5. Via our in-house built Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, you will be able to swiftly set up or erase a database, modify its password, back it up with a single click or check out the hourly and daily access statistics for it. If you would like to handle the content of a database directly, not via a script, you will have 2 options - either using the web interface of the phpMyAdmin tool, that is available in the Control Panel, or using an app installed on your laptop or computer considering the fact that we support remote database access. For the aforementioned option, you'll need to include your IP address via the hosting account first as an added level of security against unauthorized access to your data.