When you use a script-driven app for your website, any information that both you and the website users generate will be stored inside a database - an accumulation of information, which is organized 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 popular ones worldwide is MySQL. A large amount of script apps are designed to work with MySQL since it’s user-friendly, it works really well on a server and it is universal as it can function with common web programming languages (Python, PHP, Perl, Java) and on various web server OS (Windows, Linux, UNIX). There are hundreds of scripts that use MySQL, including popular ones such as Moodle, Joomla and WordPress.
MySQL 5 Databases in Hosting
The in-house built Hepsia CP that comes with our Linux hosting will enable you to manage all your MySQL databases with ease. It takes just a few clicks to create a completely new database and with just one more click you may back it up if you want to have a copy before you update your web site, for instance. You will be able to modify the password, delete a database or permit remote access to it just as easily. For the latter option you'll be able to choose the IP addresses which will be able to connect to the database remotely in order to make sure that unauthorized people will not be able to access your info. If you wish to see the database content or modify any cell or table using the Control Panel, you may 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 that you have picked out automatically.
MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Hosting
All of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages offer MySQL 5 support and the administration of your databases shall be really easy. With just a few mouse clicks you are able to create a completely new database, erase an existing one or change its password. The Hepsia web hosting CP shall also provide you with access to more advanced functions like a one-click backup and remote access. For the latter option, you could include only the IP address of your computer to be sure that no one else is going to be able to access your info. This way, you can handle the content of any database in the account via any app on your computer. If you'd rather to do this online, you should use the phpMyAdmin tool, that's available via Hepsia. You will also be able to view hourly and day-to-day MySQL stats, that will show you how your Internet sites perform and if any one of them needs to be optimized.