When you use a script-driven application for your website, any data which both you and the website users create shall be stored in a database - an accumulation of info, that is structured in cells and tables for simplier and easier reading and writing. The latter is carried out by using special software referred to as database management system and one of the most widely used ones world-wide is MySQL. A large amount of script applications are built to work with MySQL since it is convenient to use, it functions exceptionally well on a website hosting server and it's also universal as it can work with common web programming languages (Python, PHP, Perl, Java) and on various web server OS (Windows, Linux, UNIX). There are literally thousands of scripts which use MySQL, including extremely popular ones for example Moodle, Joomla and WordPress.

MySQL 5 Databases in Website Hosting

The in-house built Hepsia Control Panel included with our website hosting will enable you to manage all your MySQL databases without difficulty. It requires just a few mouse clicks to set up a brand new database and with one more click you may back it up if you would like to have a copy before you update your site, for instance. You shall be able to modify the password, remove a database or permit remote access to it just as fast. For the latter option you could pick the IP addresses which will be able to connect to the database remotely to make sure that unauthorized people will not be able to access your data. If you wish to view the database content or edit any cell or table via the CP, you can use phpMyAdmin, an effective web-based interface. Using any of our script-driven apps shall also be very easy as our script installer will set up a database for the script that you have picked out automatically.

MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Servers

All of our Linux semi-dedicated servers come with MySQL 5 support and the management of your databases will be very easy. With only a few clicks you are able to set up a brand new database, delete an existing one or modify its password. The Hepsia hosting Control Panel will also provide you with access to far more advanced functions like a one-click backup and remote access. For the latter option, you can add only the IP address of your computer to be sure that no one else is going to be able to access your information. Thus, you can manage the content of any database inside the account through any app on your PC. If you prefer to do this online, you could use the phpMyAdmin tool, which is available via Hepsia. You'll also be able to see hourly and daily MySQL stats, that will show you how your sites perform and if any one of them has to be optimized.