When you use a script-driven app for your site, any information that both you and the site users create will be stored in a database - a collection of information, that's structured in cells and tables for simpler 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 around the globe is MySQL. A lot of script apps are designed to work with MySQL because it’s easy to use, it functions exceptionally well on a hosting server and it is universal as it can function with popular web programming languages (Java, Perl, Python, PHP) and on various server OS (Windows, Linux, UNIX). There are literally thousands of scripts which use MySQL, including really popular ones for example WordPress, Joomla and Moodle.

MySQL 5 Databases in Cloud Hosting

The in-house built Hepsia CP that comes with our Linux cloud packages will permit you to take care of all your MySQL databases with ease. It requires only a few clicks to set up a brand new database and with only one more click you may back it up if you would like to have a copy before you update your website, for example. You shall be able to modify the password, delete a database or allow remote access to it just as fast. For the latter option you could choose the IP addresses which will be able to connect to the database remotely so as to ensure that unauthorized people shall not be able to access your information. If you want to see the database content or modify any cell or table using the CP, you should use phpMyAdmin, a powerful web-based interface. Using any of our script-driven apps shall also be easy as our script installer will create a database for the script that you have selected 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 packages considering the fact that we have the newest version set up on all machines - MySQL 5. Through our in-house built Hepsia web hosting CP, you'll be able to swiftly create or delete a database, modify its password, back it up with just a single mouse click or check out the hourly and daily access statistics for it. If you want to handle the content of a database directly, not by using a script, you will have 2 options - either using the web interface of the phpMyAdmin tool, which is available in the CP, or using an app set up on your personal computer given that we support remote database access. For the aforementioned option, you will need to add your IP address through the hosting account first as an extra level of security against unauthorized access to your info.