If you use a script-driven application for your website, any info that both you and the website users create shall be stored inside a database - an accumulation of information, which is structured in cells and tables for easier reading and writing. The latter is accomplished by using special software known as database management system and one of the most famous ones world-wide is MySQL. A lot of script apps are built to work with MySQL since it is easy to use, it works really well on a web hosting server and it's universal as it can work with well-known web programming languages (Java, PHP, Perl, Python) and on a number of hosting server Operating Systems (Windows, UNIX, Linux). There are loads of scripts that use MySQL, including popular ones for instance Moodle, Joomla™ and WordPress.
MySQL 5 Databases in Cloud Website Hosting
The in-house built Hepsia Control Panel that comes with our Linux cloud website hosting
will enable you to take care of all your MySQL databases without difficulty. It takes just a couple of clicks to create a completely new database and with just one more click you may back it up if you would like to have a copy before you update your website, for example. You'll be able to modify the password, remove a database or permit remote access to it just as easily. For the latter option you may opt for the IP addresses that will be able to connect to the database remotely in order to make sure that unauthorized people shall not be able to access your info. If you want to see the database content or modify any cell or table via the CP, you should use phpMyAdmin, an excellent web-based interface. Using any one of our script-driven applications shall also be super easy as our script installer will set up a database for the script that you have chosen automatically.
MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Our Linux semi-dedicated hosting services
come with MySQL 5 support and the administration of your databases shall be really easy. With just a few clicks you are able to create a whole new database, erase an existing one or alter its password. The Hepsia website hosting Control Panel will also give you access to much more advanced functions including a one-click backup and remote access. For the latter option, you could include only the IP address of your PC to make sure that nobody else will be able to access your info. This way, you can handle the content of any database inside the account through 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'll also be able to observe hourly and daily MySQL statistics, that will show you how your Internet sites perform and if any of them should be optimized.