If you use a script-driven application for your site, any info which both you and the site users produce shall be stored inside a database - a collection of information, that's arranged in cells and tables for easier reading and writing. The latter is carried out by using special software known as database management system and one of the most well-known ones world-wide is MySQL. A large amount of script apps are designed to work with MySQL as it's easy to use, it works perfectly on a website hosting server and it's universal as it can work with famous web programming languages (Java, PHP, Perl, Python) and on numerous server Operating Systems (Windows, Linux, UNIX). There are loads of scripts which use MySQL, including very popular ones such as WordPress, Joomla and Moodle.

MySQL 5 Databases in Shared Hosting

The in-house built Hepsia Control Panel included with our Linux shared hosting will permit you to manage all your MySQL databases easily. It requires only a couple of mouse clicks to create a new database and with one more click you can back it up if you would like to have a copy before you update your website, for example. You'll be able to change the password, delete a database or permit remote access to it just as easily. For the latter option you may choose the IP addresses which will be able to connect to the database remotely so as to ensure that unauthorized people won't be able to access your information. If you want to view the database content or modify any cell or table from the Control Panel, you should use phpMyAdmin, an effective web-based interface. Using any one of our script-driven apps will also be easy as our script installer will set up a database for the script you have picked automatically.

MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Servers

Our Linux semi-dedicated plans come with MySQL 5 support and the administration of your databases shall be very simple. With just a couple of clicks you'll be able to set up a brand new database, remove an existing one or alter its password. The Hepsia web hosting CP will also give you access to far more advanced functions like a one-click backup and remote accessibility. For the latter option, you could add only the IP address of your PC to make sure that no one else is going to be able to access your information. In this way, you can manage the content of any database in the account via any app on your computer. If you'd rather to do this online, you could use the phpMyAdmin tool, that is available through Hepsia. You shall also be able to see hourly and daily MySQL statistics, which will show you how your Internet sites perform and if any of them has to be optimized.