When you use a script-driven application for your Internet site, any info which both you and the site users create shall be stored inside a database - an accumulation of info, that is structured in cells and tables for simpler reading and writing. The latter is carried out through special software known as database management system and one of the most popular ones globally is MySQL. A wide range of script apps are built to work with MySQL as it's easy to use, it performs perfectly on a web hosting server and it's universal as it can function with popular web programming languages (Python, PHP, Perl, Java) and on a number of web server OS (UNIX, Linux, Windows). There are thousands of scripts that use MySQL, including popular ones for instance WordPress, Joomla™ and Moodle.
MySQL 5 Databases in Shared Web Hosting
Setting up or modifying a MySQL database shall be quite simple with each one of our Linux shared web hosting services
. This can be performed through our feature-rich Hepsia Control Panel in which you can create or remove a database, create a backup with one click or use the efficient phpMyAdmin instrument in order to change cells and tables or import a whole database if you are moving a script-driven site from another hosting company. You could even enable remote access to any database in your account and choose from what IP addresses the connection shall be established, in order to ensure the security of your data. Should you decide to employ any of the script platforms that we provide with our script installer, you will not have to do anything as our system will create a brand new database and link it to the website automatically. If you experience any problems to manage your databases, you can check our help articles and educational videos or get in touch with our tech support.
MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Hosting
All of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting services
provide MySQL 5 support and the management of your databases will be easy. With just a couple of clicks you are able to create a new database, erase an existing one or change its password. The Hepsia website hosting CP shall also give you access to far more advanced functions such as a one-click backup and remote access. For the latter option, you could add only the IP address of your PC to be sure that nobody else will be able to access your data. That way, you can manage the content of any database inside the account through any app on your PC. If you'd rather to do this online, you can use the phpMyAdmin tool, that's available via Hepsia. You shall also be able to look at hourly and daily MySQL stats, which will show you how your sites perform and if any of them should be optimized.