If you use a script-driven application for your site, any data which both you and the website users create will be stored inside a database - an accumulation of info, that's structured in cells and tables for simplier and easier reading and writing. The latter is done through special software called database management system and one of the most famous ones world-wide is MySQL. A large amount of script applications are designed to work with MySQL as it is easy to use, it functions exceptionally well on a web server and it's universal as it can perform with popular web programming languages (Java, Perl, Python, PHP) and on numerous web server Operating Systems (UNIX, Linux, Windows). There are loads of scripts that use MySQL, including really popular ones like WordPress, Moodle and Joomla.

MySQL 5 Databases in Cloud Website Hosting

The in-house built Hepsia Control Panel offered with our cloud website hosting plans allows you to control all your MySQL databases easily. It requires just a couple of clicks to set up a completely new database and with one more click you could back it up if you'd like to have a copy before you update your web site, for instance. You will be able to modify the password, remove a database or permit remote access to it just as easily. For the latter option you can choose the IP addresses which will be able to connect to the database remotely so as to make sure that unauthorized people shall not be able to access your data. If you would like to view the database content or edit any cell or table from the CP, you may use phpMyAdmin, an excellent web-based interface. Using any of our script-driven applications shall also be quite simple as our script installer will set up a database for the script which you have picked out automatically.

MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Servers

You will be able to use any script that requires MySQL with all of our semi-dedicated hosting plans as we have the most current version installed on all web servers - MySQL 5. Through our in-house built Hepsia web hosting CP, you shall be able to easily create or remove a database, modify its password, back it up with a single click or check the hourly and daily access stats for it. If you want to manage the content of a database directly, not via a script, you will have 2 options - either working with the web interface of the phpMyAdmin tool, that is available in the Control Panel, or using an app installed on your computer considering the fact that we support remote database access. For the latter option, you will have to include your IP address via the hosting account first as an extra level of protection against unauthorized access to your info.