When you use a script-driven application for your website, any info that both you and the website users create will be stored inside a database - a collection of information, which is structured in cells and tables for simplier and easier reading and writing. The latter is done by using special software called database management system and one of the most widely used ones worldwide is MySQL. A wide range of script applications are built to work with MySQL since it is convenient to use, it performs exceptionally well on a hosting server and it's also universal as it can perform with well-known web programming languages (PHP, Perl, Python, Java) and on numerous server OS (Windows, UNIX, Linux). There are hundreds of scripts that use MySQL, including extremely popular ones like WordPress, Joomla and Moodle.

MySQL 5 Databases in Web Hosting

Creating or changing a MySQL database will be very easy with each of our web hosting. This can be performed via our feature-rich Hepsia CP through which you can set up or erase a database, set up a backup copy with one mouse click or employ the effective phpMyAdmin instrument to edit cells and tables or import a whole database if you are moving a script-driven Internet site from another hosting provider. You could also enable remote access to any database inside your account and select from what IP addresses the connection shall be established, as a way to guarantee the safety of your info. If you choose to use any of the script platforms that we provide with our script installer, you won't have to do anything as our system will set up a new database and link it to the site automatically. If you experience any problems to manage your databases, you should check our help articles and instructional videos or get in touch with our technical support.

MySQL 5 Databases in Semi-dedicated Servers

You will be able to use any script that requires MySQL with any of our semi-dedicated servers given that we have the most up-to-date version installed on all servers - MySQL 5. Using our in-house built Hepsia web hosting CP, you will be able to swiftly set up or erase a database, change its password, back it up with a single mouse click or check the hourly and daily access statistics for it. If you want to manage 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's available in the Control Panel, or using an app installed on your laptop or computer given that we support remote database access. For the abovementioned option, you'll need to add your IP address from the web hosting account first as an additional level of security against unauthorized access to your information.