If you use a script-driven application for your Internet site, any info that both you and the site users create will be stored within a database - a collection of info, that is organized in cells and tables for easier reading and writing. The latter is carried out by employing special software called database management system and one of the most famous ones worldwide is MySQL. A lot of script applications are designed to work with MySQL because it is user-friendly, it functions really well on a website hosting server and it's universal as it can function with widely used web programming languages (Java, Perl, Python, PHP) and on several server Operating Systems (Linux, UNIX, Windows). There are hundreds of scripts that use MySQL, including really popular ones for example WordPress, Moodle and Joomla.

MySQL 5 Databases in Web Hosting

Setting up or modifying a MySQL database is going to be very simple with any of our Linux web hosting packages. That can be accomplished through our feature-rich Hepsia CP in which you can create or erase a database, set up a backup copy with only one click or employ the highly efficient phpMyAdmin software tool in order to edit cells and tables or import an entire database if you are moving a script-driven site from another hosting company. You may even enable remote access to any database in your account and decide from what IP addresses the connection shall be established, in order to ensure the security of your info. If you choose to use any of the script platforms that we provide with our script installer, you will not need to do anything as our system will set up a whole new database and link it to the website automatically. If you experience any problems to manage your databases, you can check our help articles and educational videos or get hold of our tech support team.

MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Hosting

You shall be able to use any script that requires MySQL with all of our Linux semi-dedicated hosting packages since we have the most up-to-date version installed on all web servers - MySQL 5. Using our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you'll be able to swiftly create or delete a database, modify its password, back it up with one click or examine the hourly and daily access statistics for it. If you want to manage the content of a database directly, not via a script, you shall have two options - either employing the web interface of the phpMyAdmin tool, that is available in the Control Panel, or using an application set up on your laptop or computer given that we support remote database access. For the latter option, you'll need to add your IP address via the web hosting account first as an extra level of safety against unauthorized access to your data.