If you use a script-driven app for your website, any information which both you and the site users create will be stored inside a database - an accumulation of info, that is structured in cells and tables for simplier and easier reading and writing. The latter is accomplished through special software called database management system and one of the most widely used ones globally is MySQL. A wide range of script apps are designed to work with MySQL because it’s convenient to use, it works really well on a server and it is universal as it can function with widely used web programming languages (Java, PHP, Perl, Python) and on numerous web server OS (Linux, UNIX, Windows). There are literally thousands of scripts that use MySQL, including popular ones like WordPress, Joomla and Moodle.

MySQL 5 Databases in Web Hosting

Setting up or changing a MySQL database shall be really easy with each of our web hosting. That can be accomplished via our feature-rich Hepsia Control Panel in which you can set up or erase a database, set up a backup copy with one click or take advantage of the powerful phpMyAdmin tool so as to change cells and tables or import an entire database if you are moving a script-driven site from another service provider. You may even enable remote access to any database in your account and select from what IP addresses the connection shall be established, so that you can ensure the safety of your data. If you opt to employ any of the script platforms which we offer with our script installer, you will not need to do anything because our system will create a brand new database and link it to the site automatically. If you encounter any issues to manage your databases, you can check our help articles and instructional videos or make contact with our technical support.

MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Servers

You'll be able to use any script that requires MySQL with any of our semi-dedicated servers as we have the most current version set up on all machines - MySQL 5. Through our in-house built Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, you will be able to swiftly set up or remove a database, change its password, back it up with just a single mouse click or examine the hourly and daily access statistics for it. If you would like to handle the content of a database directly, not by using a script, you'll have 2 options - either working with the web interface of the phpMyAdmin tool, that's available inside the CP, or using an application set up on your PC considering the fact that we support remote database access. For the latter option, you'll have to add your IP address through the hosting account first as an added level of security against unauthorized access to your data.