If you use a script-driven app for your website, any information which both you and the website users produce will be stored within a database - a collection of info, that's arranged in cells and tables for easier reading and writing. The latter is accomplished by employing special software known as database management system and one of the most popular ones worldwide is MySQL. A wide range of script apps are built to work with MySQL as it's user-friendly, it functions very well on a hosting server and it's universal as it can perform with well-known web programming languages (PHP, Java, Perl, Python) and on numerous server OS (Linux, UNIX, Windows). There are huge amounts of scripts that use MySQL, including popular ones for instance WordPress, Moodle and Joomla.

MySQL 5 Databases in Cloud Hosting

The in-house built Hepsia CP offered with our Linux cloud packages allows you to control all your MySQL databases without difficulty. It takes only a few clicks to set up a new database and with one more click you could back it up if you would like to have a copy before you update your website, for example. You shall be able to change the password, remove a database or enable remote access to it just as fast. For the latter option you may opt for the IP addresses that'll be able to connect to the database remotely to ensure that unauthorized people will not be able to access your info. If you wish to view the database content or edit any cell or table using the Control Panel, you should use phpMyAdmin, an excellent web-based interface. Using any one 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 selected automatically.

MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Hosting

All our semi-dedicated hosting come with MySQL 5 support and the management of your databases shall be very simple. With only a couple of mouse clicks you will be able to create a new database, delete an existing one or change its password. The Hepsia web hosting CP shall also give you access to more advanced features such as a one-click backup and remote accessibility. For the latter option, you can add only the IP address of your personal computer to make certain that no one else is going to be able to access your data. That way, you can handle the content of any database in the account via any application on your PC. If you want to do this online, you could use the phpMyAdmin tool, that's available through Hepsia. You shall also be able to look at hourly and daily MySQL statistics, which will show you how your sites perform and if any one of them has to be optimized.