When you use a script-driven app for your Internet site, any info that both you and the site users produce will be stored within a database - a collection of info, that's organized in cells and tables for easier reading and writing. The latter is accomplished through special software referred to as database management system and one of the most well-known ones worldwide is MySQL. A number of script applications are created to work with MySQL because it’s convenient to use, it functions really well on a web hosting server and it's universal as it can work with widely used web programming languages (Java, PHP, Perl, Python) and on a number of hosting server Operating Systems (Windows, Linux, UNIX). There are thousands of scripts which use MySQL, including popular ones like WordPress, Joomla and Moodle.

MySQL 5 Databases in Shared Website Hosting

The in-house built Hepsia CP that comes with our shared website hosting plans will allow you to manage all your MySQL databases effortlessly. It requires just a couple of mouse clicks to create a completely new database and with only one more click you can back it up if you want to have a copy before you update your website, for instance. You shall be able to change the password, erase a database or enable remote access to it just as easily. For the latter option you can choose the IP addresses that will be able to connect to the database remotely so as to ensure that unauthorized people shall not be able to access your information. If you want to see the database content or edit any cell or table via the Control Panel, you can use phpMyAdmin, an effective web-based interface. Using any one of our script-driven applications will also be easy as our script installer will create a database for the script that you have selected 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 given that we have the latest version installed on all web servers - MySQL 5. Using our in-house built Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, you will be able to swiftly create or erase a database, change its password, back it up with a single mouse click or check out the hourly and daily access statistics for it. If you want to handle the content of a database directly, not through a script, you shall have 2 options - either working with the web interface of the phpMyAdmin tool, that is available inside the Control Panel, or using an application installed on your personal computer given that we support remote database access. For the aforementioned option, you'll have to add your IP address through the web hosting account first as an extra level of safety against unauthorized access to your info.