All script applications such as forums or online stores keep their information within a database - a collection of cells and tables which contains the Internet site info like items, prices, comments, and so forth. Every time you open a specific page, the script connects to the database and retrieves the necessary information, then displays it. The intermediary software which connects the script and the database is called a database management system and one of the most popular ones is MySQL. The latter is commonly used as it functions on various platforms (Linux, UNIX, Windows) and with a number of scripting languages (Python, Perl, PHP, Java), not mentioning its amazing functionality even with large databases. Lots of famous platforms including Joomla or WordPress employ MySQL databases to store their content.
MySQL 5 Databases in Shared Hosting
The in-house built Hepsia Control Panel included with our shared hosting will enable you to take care of all your MySQL databases easily. It takes only a couple of clicks to create a completely new database and with just one more click you may back it up if you want to have a copy before you update your site, for example. You'll be able to change the password, remove a database or permit remote access to it just as fast. For the latter option you'll be able to opt for 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 info. If you want to view the database content or change any cell or table through the CP, you should use phpMyAdmin, a powerful web-based interface. Using any one of our script-driven apps shall also be easy as our script installer will set up a database for the script you have picked out automatically.
MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Hosting
You'll be able to use any script that requires MySQL with any of our semi-dedicated hosting given that we have the newest version installed on all machines - MySQL 5. Through our in-house built Hepsia hosting CP, you will be able to easily set up or delete a database, change its password, back it up with one click or check out the hourly and daily access statistics for it. If you want to manage the content of a database directly, not by using a script, you will have 2 options - either working with the web interface of the phpMyAdmin tool, which is available inside the CP, or using an application installed on your laptop or computer since we support remote database access. For the abovementioned option, you'll have to add your IP address through the web hosting account first as an added level of security against unauthorized access to your information.